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... with more than 15 years in the computer \ e waste recycling field, Forerunner Computer Recycling has given Toledo companies a responsible option to dispose end of life cycle and surplus computer equipment. All Toledo based companies face the task of safely disposing of older equipment and their e waste. The EPA estimates that as many as 500 million computers \ e waste will soon become obsolete.

As Toledo businesses upgrade existing PCs, more computers and other e waste are finding their way into the waste stream. According to the EPA, over two million tons of electronics waste is discarded each year and goes to U.S. landfills.

ForeRunner Recycling, 100% Computer RecyclingNow you have a partner in the computer \ e waste recycling business who understands your need to safely dispose of your computer and electronic equipment in an environmentally responsible manner.

By promoting reuse - computer recycling and electronic recycling - Forerunner Computer Recycling extends the life of computer equipment and reduce e waste. Recycle your computers, recycle your electronics.

Call Us Now To Easily Dispose and Recycle Your E Waste - Free! 877-478-6611

Secure Data Destruction

Today, more than ever, Toledo companies discarding computer equipment are concerned about identity theft, security compliance, and cyber criminals trying to obtain private information. Simply tossing used computer equipment and hard disks into dumpsters will leave companies vulnerable to unscrupulous individuals searching for credit card numbers, social security numbers, and other valuable data.

Forerunner Recycling, your partner in the computer \ e waste recycling business, understands the need to safely dispose of computer equipment in a manner that guarantees no data is available for exploitation.

Hard drives are erased using the Department of Defense's DoD 5220.22-M standard, or if necessary, hard drives are physically destroyed. We'll do whatever it takes to ensure your company data does not fall into the wrong hands.

Data Center Division
New Division of Forerunner Recycling

With increasing economic pressure being applied to Toledo Corporations today, there remains a need to be flexible concerning moving and/or closing Toledo data centers. Furthermore, it may be necessary to properly shut down a data center with little warning causing the closure or move to fall outside your normal budget. This can only apply additional pressure on your Corporation.

Forerunner Computer Recycling focuses on turning what may be a perceived liability with the data center closure and can turn it into a financial return for the Corporation. With 20 years experience of information technology and asset recovery, Forerunner can assist any Toledo Corporation, small to large, in receiving a return on the costly process of data center closure.

ForeRunner Recycling, Data DestructionOur goal at Forerunner Computer Recycling is to offer a secure, reliable option to hard drive destruction. Yes, Forerunner does offer and is fully capable of destroying any and all hard drives. But with such high value that remains in the data center's equipment, to include: hard drives, servers, switches, and other equipment, this should be an option that all corporations consider.

Forerunner, in most cases, can offer on-site data destruction at zero cost with the Toledo Corporation seeing a possible return on its surplus data center equipment. Whether its hard drive destruction, data destruction, or disposal of surplus data center equipment, give Forerunner Computer Recyling an opportunity to propose a less costly option for you.

Call 877-478-6611 for more information.

Toledo, OH

   Quick City Facts

Form of Government:

The Strong Mayor - Council Form 



Size of City:

81 Square Miles

Yearly Precipitation:

33 inches


615 Feet above



Meaning of City Name:

Popular versions give credit to a merchant who suggested Toledo because it "is easy to pronounce, is pleasant in sound, and there is no other city of that name on the American continent." Whatever the source, friendly relations with the city of Toledo, Spain, have resulted. The Hispanic government awarded The Blade, the city's oldest newspaper, the royal coat of arms, and the University of Toledo has permission to use the arms of Spain's Ferdinand and Isabella as its motif.

Major Tourist Attraction:

Toledo Zoo

Top Employers:

DaimlerChrysler Corp./Toledo,
GM Corp./Powertrain Divison Corp.,
Libbey, Inc.,
Dana Corporation,
Owens-Illinois, Inc.

Top Industries:

Services, Wholesale & Retail Trade, Manufacturing
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Toledo: The American Glass City

The city of Toledo can be located in the U.S. state of Ohio. Geographically, the city lies in the Lucas County, of which it functions as the seat of government. The city can be found along the western banks of the Lake Erie, just northwest of Ohio. The city of Toledo is also one of the borders of the Michigan state. According to history, Toledo was once part of the Michigan Territory but it was incorporated in the state of Ohio after the Toledo War. In terms of area, the city of Toledo has a total land area of 80.69 square miles and 3.43 square miles of water. In total, the city of Toledo has an area of 84.12 square miles.

The United States Census Bureau reported that the city of Toledo has a total population of 287, 208, making it the 4th most populated city in the state of Ohio and the 67th most populated city in the whole United States. In addition, the Toledo metropolitan area has a total population of 651, 429 and ranks as the 82nd largest MSA in the United States. The city of Toledo was founded in 1833. In its existence, the city is known for a number of nicknames. Some of them were eventually used by the city government for tourism campaigns. One of the best nicknames is “Glass City”.

The city of Toledo is not just given the nickname “Glass City” for a shallow reason. In fact, the city’s glass industry is one of the major industries in the economy of Toledo. The city boasts of a long history, which highlights glass innovations from glass art to glass architecture. The city is known for various aspects of the glass industry, such as windshields, bottles and other construction materials.

The city is home to a number of glass companies, such as the Owens Corning, Pilkington North America, Owens-Illinois, Libbey Glass and Therma Tru among others. There are also other glass companies that started in Toledo, including Glasstech and Toledo Engineering.

In order to honor the glass industry in the city, the Toledo Museum of Art features a large glass art collection. In 1901, the glass museum was founded by Edward Drummond Libbey, a glassmaker and Toledo native. The museum boasts of a Glass Pavilion, which houses the glass collection amidst the technologically-advanced glass wall systems. The Glass Pavilion was the result of the largest public income-generating drive in the history of Toledo.