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... with more than 15 years in the computer e waste recycling field, Forerunner Computer Recycling has given Amarillo, TX companies a responsible option to dispose end of life cycle and surplus computer equipment. All Amarillo, TX 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 Amarillo, TX 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.

Now 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.

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Today, more than ever, Amarillo, TX 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.

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Quick City Facts

Amarillo, TX

Form of Government

The Council - Manager Form



Size of City:

89.9 Square Miles

Yearly Precipitation:

19.6 inches


3,736 Feet



Meaning of City Name:

Amarillo's name probably derives from yellow wildflowers that were plentiful during the spring and summer or the nearby Amarillo Lake and Amarillo Creek, named in turn for the yellow soil along their banks and shores (Amarillo is the Spanish word for the color yellow). Despite having a name of Spanish origin, the City of Amarillo is pronounced in English as

Major Tourist Attraction:

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Top Employers:

Amarillo Independent School District,
B&W Pantex,
Tyson Fresh Meats,
Baptist St. Anthony's Health System,
City of Amarillo

Top Industries:

Education, Retail Trade, Health

Why Amarillo is the World’s Helium Capital

The city of Amarillo ranks as the 14th most populous city in the US state of Texas. It is home to the seat of government of the Potter County, and also the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, one of the regions in the Texas which encompasses 26 counties in the northernmost side of the state. Aside from being part of the Potter County, Amarillo also extends into the Randall County. The Amarillo Metropolitan Area has a total estimated population of 236, 113, which was combined from the four counties. Geographically, Amarillo is in the region of Llano Estacado. It was originally named Oneida, but was changed to Amarillo because of the yellow wildflowers blooming in the summer and spring nearby the city’s water resources, such as the Amarillo Creek and Amarillo Lake.

The city of Amarillo is known for many things. Just recently, it was named as America’s Rotor City, due to the assembly plant within its borders that manufactures the hybrid aircraft, V-22 Osprey. It is also home to the Pantex, the country’s one and only nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility. Amarillo also operates one of America’s largest meat packing areas. The title “The Yellow Rose of Texas” might be the result of the yellow blooms within the borders of the city, as well as the city name, Amarillo, which is the Spanish for the color yellow. However, its most distinctive title is the “Helium Capital of the World”.

In the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo is considered as the regional economic center. This might be the result of the steady business in meat packing, petroleum extraction and helium. The city is home to the most productive helium fields in the United States. In the late 1890s, Amarillo is famous for its agricultural resources, such as cattle, grain and feeds. However, gas and oil were discovered in the 1900s, which led oil and gas companies to settle down in the city. To supplement the oil and gas industry, the US government bought the Cliffside Gas Field, which has a high helium content in 1927. After that, the Amarillo Helium plant followed two years later. The Amarillo Helium plant was operated by the Federal Bureau of Mines.

For years, the said plant is the only commercial producer of helium in the whole world. In the Cliffside facility, the U.S. National Helium Reserve is still kept in the Bush Dome Reservoir. Although the helium industry has ceased to be a major economic player due to the privatization of local operations, the city of Amarillo is still remembered as the World’s Helium Capital. In front of the Don Harrington Discover Center is the Helium Monument, a structure that commemorates the time capsules of Amarillo’s glory days.

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