Shredding sensitive documents is one way to reduce your risk of becoming an identity theft victim. Attend one of these free community shred events to keep your personal information out of the hands of crooks.
To confirm an event or receive additional information, please contact the organizations in the listing. The AGO is not sponsoring or organizing any shred events at this time, although we continue to post public shredding events organized by others on this web site when we hear of them or are contacted by an agency hosting an event.
What to Bring
(Unless otherwise specified below, please do not bring stiff metal, plastic bags, DVDs or other items that will jam the shredder. Most shred events permit individuals to bring up to two file boxes or three grocery bags of documents. )
Saturday, April 30
Chelan: 10 am - 1 pm
Chelan County Fire Department, 232 E Wapato Ave. Sponsored by Windermere Real Estate/Lake Chelan. Food donations to the Chelan Food Bank and cash donations to the Chelan County Fire Department will be accepted.
Saturday, May 14
Enumclaw: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance, 1460 Wells Street. Shredding provided by Recall. Limit five boxes or grocery bags per person. No plastic bags, DVDs, or other items that will jam the shredder. No need to remove staples. For more information contact Catherine Wilson at 360-825-2591 x3637 or email@example.com
Steilacoom: 9 am - 12 pm
Steilacoom Public Works Facility, 1030 Roe St. Limit two file boxes or three grocery bags per person. No plastic bags, DVDs, or other items that will jam the shredder. Also accepting donations of cash or non-perishable food items in support of the "We Love Steilacoom" food bank.
Gig Harbor: 10 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Fournier Insurance Solutions, 3111 Harborview Drive. Shredding provided by Lemay Mobile Shredding. Limit 3 to 5 banker boxes per family. Free coffee and Krispy Kreme donuts. Accepting canned food donations for FISH Food Bank. For more information call Fournier Insurance Solutions at 253-851-3323.
Saturday, May 21
Shoreline: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Sound Credit Union, 16330 Aurora Ave N. Limit three boxes per person.For more information, visit www.soundcu.com/resources/events.
Tacoma: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Sound Credit Union, 3633 Pacific Ave. Limit three boxes per person.For more information, visit www.soundcu.com/resources/events.
Saturday, June 4
Tacoma: 9 am - 12 pm
Weatherly Inn, 6016 N Highlands Pkwy. Shredding provided by LeMay Mobile Shredding. Coffee and treats will be provided. For more information, call 253-752-8550.
Saturday, July 30
Chehalis: 10 am - 1 pm
Chehalis WSECU, 2015 NE Kresky Ave. Collecting donations of non-perishable food items for Lewis County Foodbank Coalition.
Everett: 10 am - 1 pm
Everett WSECU, 404 128th St SW. Collecting donations of non-perishable food items for Everett Food Bank.
Federal Way: 10 am - 1 pm
Federal Way WSECU, 34024 Hoyt Rd SW. Collecting donations of non-perishable food items for Federal Way Multi-Service Center.
Lakewood: 10 am - 1 pm
Lakewood WSECU, 9540 Bridgeport Way SW. Collecting donations of non-perishable food items for FISH Food Bank.
Medical Lake: 10 am - 1 pm
Medical Lake WSECU, 205 E Hwy 902. Collecting donations of non-perishable food items for Medical Lake Food Bank.
Olympia: 10 am - 1 pm
Olympia WSECU, 400 Union Ave SE (Parking lot adjacent to the branch). Collecting donations of household cleaning items or personal hygiene products for YWCA of Olympia's "Other Bank."
Pullman: 10 am - 1 pm
Pullman Bishop WSECU, 405 Bishop Blvd. Collecting donations of non-perishable food items for Pullman Community Food Bank.
Spokane Valley: 10 am - 1 pm
Spokane Valley WSECU, 12209 E Mission Ave, Ste 1. Collecting donations of non-perishable food items for 2nd Harvest.
Yakima: 10 am - 1 pm
Yakima WSECU, 1400 Lakeside Ct #101. Collecting donations of non-perishable food items for Northwest Harvest food bank.
Saturday, Sept. 17
Federal Way: 9 am - 3 pm
Wild Waves Parking Lot, 36201 Enchanted Pkwy S. Shredding provided courtesy of the City of Federal Way. You may also bring unwanted electronics, appliances, mattresses, tires, Styrofoam and more. The event is free and open to the public. To learn more about accepted materials, visit this page for a previous event: www.cityoffederalway.com/RecyclingEvent
List your event for free! The Attorney General's Office is not sponsoring any shredding events at this time. We will continue to post free public shredding events organized by others on this web site when we hear of them. Please contact Brionna Aho at firstname.lastname@example.org to share events to post on this site.
Reference to any specific business, commercial products, processes or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the State of Washington, the Attorney General’s Office or its employees.