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Secure E-Cycling for Aviation Equipment

The aviation industry encompasses a wide range of sectors that heavily rely on advanced technology, which is constantly evolving. From airport security systems and infrastructure to the expanding programs of organizations like NASA, this dynamic industry necessitates the proper disposal of various equipment. At DTG Recycle, we understand the necessities of the aviation industry and offer customized solutions to meet your specific disposal needs.

Listed below are sectors that we provide services to.

  • Air traffic control
  • Airplane manufacturers
  • Airlines
  • Airport security systems
  • Airports
  • Contractors serving military and civilian aviation
  • Guidance systems manufacturers and operators
  • Military projects
  • NASA
  • Private space exploration companies

At DTG Recycle, we want to help you save time, money, and most importantly, our environment. We offer FREE business pickups for qualified E-Scrap over 500lbs. Pickup charges apply to residential loads.

Not sure if we can accept your electronics? Contact us today.

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Responsible Disposal and Recycling of Aviation Equipment

When it comes to the disposal of old aviation equipment, we comply with the National Security Agency, the Department of Defense, and all other applicable legislation. As an ITAR registered company, DTG Recycle maintains a strict chain of custody from pick-up to disposal, ensuring the security and proper handling of your old aviation equipment.

Airport Electronic Equipment

Airports have embraced a wide range of technological advancements to improve security, streamline operations, and enhance the passenger experience. From sophisticated security scanners to advanced air traffic control systems, electronic equipment plays a crucial role in ensuring efficient and safe airport operations. When upgrading your electronic equipment, you can rely on us to dispose of them responsibly and recycle them in an eco-friendly way.


The aviation industry relies on a diverse range of electronic systems in spacecraft and airplanes. These systems encompass various components, including navigation, communication, monitoring, and individual elements that collectively contribute to the overall functionality of the aircraft. From weather monitoring devices to flight recorders and autopilot systems, electronic systems play a crucial role in ensuring safe and efficient operations. DTG Recycle provides responsible disposal and recycling services for your avionics in compliance with the National Security Agency, the Department of Defense, and ITAR.

Military Aircraft

In military aircraft, aviation equipment encompass a broad range of tactical functions. Communication systems employ encryption to ensure high-level security. Radar, sonar, infrared devices, and electro-optics play crucial roles in military operations. Electronic support measures and defensive aids enable the evaluation of threats and the deployment of countermeasures.

As older generations of processors and sensors are phased out, proper and secure disposal of these electronics becomes paramount. It is crucial to ensure that old components are disposed of in accordance with federal regulations to protect sensitive information and minimize environmental impact.

Ensuring Optimal Safety through Secure Data Destruction

As aviation technology becomes more digital and interconnected, concerns about data security in the industry have increased. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has emphasized the need for strong data security measures. Working with DTG Recycle, you are sure that your sensitive data are in secure hands.

We offer a range of secure data destruction services designed to meet the highest security standards.

  • Level 1 – Military-grade secure data erasure for hard drives; degaussing of portable data storage; compliant with Department of Defense (DOD) standards.
  • Level 2 – Data wiping and degaussing services; issuance of a Certificate of Destruction (COD) that includes detailed information such as the model, serial number, and method of destruction; conforms to DOD 5220.22M and NIST 00-88 standards
  • Level 3 – Comprehensive data wiping, degaussing, and physical destruction through stake punching; provision of a certificate of destruction; meets DOD 5220.22M and NIST 800-88 requirements.
  • Level 4 – Full compliance with DOD, National Security Agency (NSA), and CSS 02-01 requirements; includes secure in-house shredding services and issuance of a certificate of destruction.

List of Aviation Equipment That We Accept

  • Aircraft Interface Devices (AID)
  • Aircraft Passenger and Crew Power
  • Aircraft Radomes
  • Aircraft SATCOM Antennas
  • Airfield Guidance Signs
  • Aerospace Electronics Systems
  • Approach & Navigational Aids
  • Autopilot & Radar Systems
  • Autopilot systems
  • Avionics I/O Computers
  • Avionics suites
  • Body Scanners
  • Circuit boards
  • Cockpit Controls & Panels
  • Cockpit displays
  • Communications & navigation systems
  • Dual Sensor EVS
  • Drone Aircraft
  • Environmental control systems
  • FADEC engine controls
  • Flight Information Boards
  • IFEC Embedded System Hardware
  • In-flight entertainment displays
  • Military training services and equipment
  • Passenger service units
  • Radar systems
  • Security Scanners

Why Choose DTG Recycle for Your Aviation Equipment Recycling?

Trusted Electronic Recycling Specialists

As an electronics recycling company, we hold certifications such as RESPONSIBLE RECYCLING© R2v3, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, and ISO 9001:2015. Our focus is on responsible and sustainable electronic recycling, ensuring that the services we provide are environmentally friendly. We also offer Certified Data Destruction solutions to assist businesses and organizations in safeguarding sensitive information contained within their devices. Our data destruction service options include multiple techniques, effectively eliminating any potential data breaches.

DISCLAIMER. All the certifications mentioned on this webpage is through 1 Green Planet.

Comprehensive Data Destruction Solutions

Our secure data destruction services prioritize safety and compliance. We employ secure techniques such as data erasure, degaussing, conical punch, and shredding. These measures enable companies to meet specific requirements, maintain compliance with legal standards, and adhere to industry regulations such as HIPAA, FACTA, and many more using NIST 800-88, NSA, and the Department of Defense suggested methods.

Secure Recycling Procedures

We prioritize the security of our electronics recycling process. Our certification guarantees a secure Chain of Custody throughout the entire process, which includes consultation, pick-up, transportation, processing, and certification.