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

Today, more than ever, Columbus, OH 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

Columbus, OH

Form of Government

The Strong Mayor - Council Form



Size of City:

225.9 Square Miles

Yearly Precipitation:

39.4 inches


685 to 893 Feet



Meaning of City Name:

Columbus, Ohio was named in honor of Christopher Columbus

Major Tourist Attraction:

Columbus Zoo

Top Employers:

Ohio State University,
State of Ohio Dept-Corrections,
Mt Carmel Health System,
Grant Medical Ctr,
Riverside Methodist Hospital

Top Industries:

Services, Trade, Government

Columbus: America’s Most Intelligent Community

The city of Columbus is located in the state of Ohio. The city is considered to be the state’s largest city as well as its capital. In fact, Columbus is considered as the country’s 15th largest city and 4th most populous capital based on population estimates. The city’s population in 2010 reached 787, 033, as reported by the United States Census Bureau. Geographically, the city began at the meeting point of two rivers, Oentangy and Scioto. By 1816, the incorporated city became Ohio’s capital and it began its expansion to three counties, namely: Franklin, Delaware and Fairfield. Currently, Columbus is the seat of government of Franklin County. The Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area is considered to the 3rd largest MSA in Ohio, next to Cleveland and Cincinnati. It has a population of 2, 308, 509, which also justifies its rank as the 28th largest MSA in the country. In addition, Columbus also merged with Chillicothe and Marion to form the Columbus Combined Statistical Area (CSA), which has an estimated population of 2, 348, 485.

Columbus is considered a major city due to its diverse economy as well as its large population. Some locals describe it as the San Francisco of the Midwest because of its prosperity in terms of many things. The city is a favorite destination among foreign tourists and local Americans because it provides a wide variety of sights and sounds to experience. Among its recognitions, Columbus has taken pride in its recently acquired title “America’s Most Intelligent City”.

The high literacy rate of Columbus is not lost during the deliberation of the Intelligent Community Forum or ICF Think Tank. As they presented their award, “Intelligent Community of the Year”, they made sure that the candidate cities are on par with their standards, or exceed their expectations. Among the 400 cities who participated in the global event, only 7 emerged as finalists and vie for the title. Remarkably, Columbus, Ohio was the only American city to be included in the final list. The criteria implemented by the ICF Think Tank involve leadership, sustainability and strong collaboration in the community or city. The process of checking qualifications was rigorous, since the members of the ICF need to visit each and every participating city to determine how they cope with technology and innovation today. Aside from Columbus, the following made it to the list: Stratford and Toronto in Canada, Oulu in Finland, Taoyuan County and Taichung City in Taiwan and Talinn in Estonia.

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We attempt to remove the financial barrier to recycling computer equipment and recycling electronics. By extracting maximum resale value from the systems we recycle, we can offer free recycling services to most of our clients.