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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. )

Identity Theft Resources

APRIL 2015

Saturday, April 11

LONG BEACH: 10 am - 1 pm
Strand Insurance, 205 Bolstad Street.  Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.  BBQ serving Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and refreshments.

SEQUIM: 10 am - noon
Castell Insurance, 426 East Washington Street.  Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.  Accepting canned food donations for local food bank.

Saturday, April 18

BREMERTON: 10 am - 1 pm
Kitsap County Credit Union, 6651 State Hwy 303. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

DUPONT: 9 am - 1 pm
Better Business Bureau, 1000 Station Drive. Presenting Sponsor: Puget Sound Energy, Contributing Sponsor: Stewart & Son Computer Services, Shredding provided courtesy of Shred-it.  Also hosting electronic recycling, cell phone donations, and child ID services.

EVERETT: 9 am - 1 pm
BECU Everett Financial Center, 11127 Evergreen Way South. This is a shredding and electronics recycling event.  You can bring up to three grocery bags or two banker’s boxes of sensitive information to be shredded.  You may also bring unwanted computers, laptops, monitors, TVs or cell phones.  The events are free and open to the public.

FEDERAL WAY: 9 am - 1 pm
BECU Federal Way Pavillions Neighborhood Financial Center, 31411 Pacific Hwy. South. This is a shredding and electronics recycling event.  You can bring up to three grocery bags or two banker’s boxes of sensitive information to be shredded.  You may also bring unwanted computers, laptops, monitors, TVs or cell phones.  The events are free and open to the public.

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. See more at www.cityoffederalway.com/RecyclingEvent 

LAKEWOOD: 9 am - 1 pm
America's Credit Union, 6310 Mount Tacoma Dr SW. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

OLYMPIA: 11 am - 3 pm
Windermere, 2312 Pacific Avenue. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

ORTING: 10 am - 1 pm
Orting Food Bank, 224 Washington Avenue S. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.  Accepting cash or canned food donations.

PORT TOWNSEND: 10 am - 1 pm
Kitsap Credit Union, 1165 Landes Court. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

SEATTLE: 1 pm - 5 pm
Rainier Beach Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 9125 Rainier Ave. S. Please limit yourself to five or fewer copy paper-size boxes (15” X 12” X 10”) of shreddable material. This event is presented in partnership with Confidential Data Disposal. (more information)

SPANAWAY: 10 am - 1 pm
Harborstone Credit Union, 136 167th Street South. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.  Collecting canned foods for local food bank.

TUKWILA: 9 am - 1 pm
BECU Tukwila Financial Center, 127700 Gateway Drive. This is a shredding and electronics recycling event.  You can bring up to three grocery bags or two banker’s boxes of sensitive information to be shredded.  You may also bring unwanted computers, laptops, monitors, TVs or cell phones.  The events are free and open to the public.

Sunday, April 19

SEATTLE: 1 pm - 4 pm
High Point Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 3411 SW Raymond St. Please limit yourself to five or fewer copy paper-size boxes (15” X 12” X 10”) of shreddable material. This event is presented in partnership with Confidential Data Disposal. (more information)

Saturday, April 25

BONNEY LAKE: 10 am - noon
Midtown Park, 20901 SR 410 (behind Fred Meyer).  Shredding provided by DM Disposal & City of Bonney Lake. Limited to 1 file box or 2 grocery bags of documents.

CHEHALIS: 9 am - noon
Security State Bank, 1431 NW Louisiana Avenue. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

MILTON: 10 am - 1 pm
Albertsons, 2800 Milton Way. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding. Accepting canned food donations for local food bank.

POULSBO: 10 am - 1 pm
Kitsap Credit Union, 19045 Highway 305. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

SEATTLE: 1 pm - 5 pm
Beacon Hill Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 2821 Beacon Ave S. Please limit yourself to five or fewer copy paper-size boxes (15” X 12” X 10”) of shreddable material. This event is presented in partnership with Confidential Data Disposal. (more information)

SUMNER: 10 am - 1 pm
City of Sumner, Red Apple Parking Lot. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

TACOMA: 10 am - 1 pm
Tapco Credit Union, 6312 19th Street West. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

Sunday, April 26

SEATTLE: 1 pm - 4 pm
Green Lake Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N. Please limit yourself to five or fewer copy paper-size boxes (15” X 12” X 10”) of shreddable material. This event is presented in partnership with Confidential Data Disposal. (more information)
 

MAY 2015

Saturday, May 2

EDMONDS: 10 am - 1 pm
McDonald McGarry, 630 Main Street. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

KIRKLAND: 10 am - 2 pm
Bovey & Associates, Kirkland Cobalt Mortgage, 11255 Kirkland Way. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

MUKILTEO: 9 am - noon
City of Mukilteo, Location to be announced. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

POULSBO: 10 am - 2 pm
Kiwanis Club, Central Market, 20148 10th Avenue NE. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

PUYALLUP: 10 am - 1 pm
Gateway, 850 39th Avenue SW. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.  Accepting canned food donations for local food bank.

Saturday, May 9

GIG HARBOR: 11 am - 2 pm
Windermere, 3111 Harborview Drive.  Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

OCEAN SHORES: 10 am - 2 pm
Timberland Bank, Location to be announced. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

PORT ORCHARD: 10 am - 1 pm
Kitsap Credit Union, 393 S Kitsap Blvd. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

PUYALLUP: 10 am - 2 pm
City of Puyallup, Cornforth Campbell Parking Lot, 3rd & East Main. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

STEILACOOM: 9 am - noon
Town of Steilacoom/Steilacoom Public Works, 1030 Roe Street. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.  Limit two file boxes or three grocery bags per resident. Please do not bring plastic bags, DVDs or other items that will jam the shredder.  Non-perishable food items and cash donations accepted and appreciated in support of the We Love Steilacoom Food Pantry.  (more information)

WOODINVILLE: 10 am - 1 pm
Harborstone Credit Union, 17601 140th Avenue NE. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.  Accepting canned food donations for local food bank.

Saturday, May 16

CENTRALIA: 10 am - 1 pm
Strand Insurance, 209 W Main.  Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding. BBQ serving Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and refreshments.

GIG HARBOR: 9 am - noon
Fournier Insurance, 3111 Harborview Drive, Parking lot adjacent.  Provided by Fournier Insurance Solutions and Windermere. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.  Free donuts and coffee.

TACOMA: 10 am - 1 pm
Pikey Hopping & Ekberg, 2102 N Pearl Street.  Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

Saturday, May 30

ENUMCLAW:  9 am - 1 pm
Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance parking lot, 1460 Wells Street.  Shredding provided courtesy of Recall.
 

SEPTEMBER 2015

Saturday, September 12

VASHON ISLAND: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Our Community Credit Union, 9710 SW Bank Road. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

Saturday, September 19

BELFAIR: 10 am - 1 pm
Kitsap Credit Union, 51 NE State Route 300. Shredding provided courtesy of the City of Federal Way.

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. See more at www.cityoffederalway.com/RecyclingEvent 

OCTOBER 2015

Saturday, October 10

OLYMPIA: 10 am - 1 pm
O’Bee Credit Union, 400 Cooper Point Road SE. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

Saturday, October 17

YELM: 10 am - 1 pm
O’Bee Credit Union, 1201 E Yelm Avenue. Shredding provided courtesy of LeMay Mobile Shredding.

 


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 brionnaf@atg.wa.gov 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.

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