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, September 12
VASHON ISLAND: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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
Saturday, September 26
DES MOINES: 10am - 1pm (or until the truck is full!)
Des Moines Farmer’s Market in the Des Moines Marina, 22307 Dock Ave S (near the Marina Office). Residents are invited to bring up to two file boxes of unwanted personal documents for shredding by Shred-it mobile trucks. Representatives from the Des Moines Police Department will be on site to provide resources and tips on how you can protect yourself against identity theft. You may also bring unused, unwanted or expired medications for safe disposal. http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html
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 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.