shredding or disposing of CDs with data on

  keewaa 22:44 18 Apr 2006
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Any small cheap CD shredders available or other ways to destroy confidential data on CD-R. I've been taking a blow torch to them but would like an easier and more sensible solution. Breaking them up works, but again a sensible solution for the office would be appreciated.

  Stuartli 22:50 18 Apr 2006

Put them in a freezer or similar plastic bag and stamp on them.

  rdave13 22:50 18 Apr 2006

Just bend them in half and throw away.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 22:54 18 Apr 2006
  hzhzhz 22:55 18 Apr 2006

Ive just cut one in half with a scissors.

  canard 23:41 18 Apr 2006

Scratch 'em with scissors.

  billyliv 08:32 19 Apr 2006

Rub em agin a brick wall

  €dstowe 08:55 19 Apr 2006

Brillo pads work wonders.

  Stuartli 09:07 19 Apr 2006

Breaking up disks in a plastic bag prevents having to pick up small pieces afterwards - just dump it in the bin.

  keewaa 09:18 19 Apr 2006

Thanks for those. I thought of taking them to the airport with me , and just as we are boarding the plane and passing the engines as they tick over (at high speed), throwing them in .... but I might get blamed if we crash due to engine failure!!

So is giving them a good score with a sharp blade / scissors /brillo / brick wall enough to render them unreadable, as it seems the easiest to do ?

  The Spires 09:39 19 Apr 2006

I cut them up with a pair of large scissors as with DVD's also.

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