We learned recently of an upcoming free shred event for Fairfax County residents in Virginia. Residents can take up to five boxes of personal papers to shred.
Do you shred your documents at home or how do you protect your identity?
Below is more information from the county’s website.
The Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program will be sponsoring one secure document shredding event in each supervisory district per calendar year. Shredding is a free service for Fairfax County residents.
Upcoming 2011 Dates
All events are held from 8 a.m. – Noon
- July 23 - South County Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309
- August 27 – Braddock Governmental Center, 9002 Burke Lake Road, Burke, VA 22015
- Sept. 24 - Sully Governmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, VA 20151
- Oct. 22 – North County Human Services Center, 1850 Cameron Glen Dr., Suite 600, Reston, VA 20190
Residents are limited to shredding a maximum of five medium-sized packing boxes of paper per household. This service is intended for shredding documents of a personal or sensitive nature such as tax documents, medical or financial records. Junk mail, newspapers, magazines and other forms of paper can be recycled through your normal recycling collection service.
Please remove all paper from binders and remove all paper clips, binder clips and rubber bands. This event is for paper document shredding only, we will not be able to accept information stored on film or computer discs for destruction.