See SWANCC's Document Destruction page.

How to prepare for a shredding event:

  • Paper must be dry, clean, and loose
  • Remove metal clips, plastic sleeves, folders, and binders (small staples are okay)
  • Place paper in paper shopping bags or cardboard boxes - NO PLASTIC BAGS - please!
  • Limited to six (6) bags or boxes

NOT accepted:

  • NO – Photos or family albums
  • NO - Photo negatives
  • NO – Plastic credit or gift cards
  • NO - Plastic covers from check books or registers
  • NO - Store receipts
  • NO - Books
  • NO - Non-sensitive documents

Recycle these in your curbside cart:

  • Magazines
  • Junk mail, ads, or coupons
  • Greeting cards or wrapping paper
  • Newspapers

Find other options for paper shredding on SWANCC's Reuse and Recycling Directory .

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