Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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 2016

Saturday, April 16

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  

University Place: 9 am - 12 pm (or until truck is full)
Fournier Insurance Solutions, 5712 Orchard Street W. Shredding provided by Lemay Mobile Shredding. Limit 3 to 5 banker boxes per family. Free coffee and Krispy Kreme donuts. For more information call Fournier Insurance Solutions at 253-473-3010.

MAY 2016

Saturday, May 14

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.

SEPTEMBER 2016

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 brionna.aho@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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