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 29
Aberdeen: 10 am - 1 pm
Bank of the Pacific, 300 East Market Street. Shredding by LeMay Mobile Shredding.
Redmond: 10 am - 1 pm
Silvermark, 7901 168th Avenue NE. Shredding by LeMay Mobile Shredding.
Renton: 9 am - noon (or until truck is full)
Sam's Club parking lot, 901 S. Grady Way. Hosted by the Renton Police Department, in partnership with Iron Mountain, Sam's Club and Salvation Army. Up to five boxes of shred material accepted (12 to 15 inches wide by 10 inches deep). Accepting donations of canned goods for the Renton Food Bank. More details available at rentonwa.gov/shredathon, or by calling 425-430-7519.
Saturday, May 6
Tacoma: 10 am - 1 pm
Delridge Insurance, 2510 84th St. S., #E-33c.
Friday, May 12
Gig Harbor: 11 am - 3 pm
First Citizens Bank, 5101 Point Fosdick Drive. Shredding by Cintas Document Management. Dry paper only. For more information, call 253-853-3500.
Saturday, May 13
Enumclaw: 9 am - noon
Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company, 1460 Wells Street, parking lot across from City Hall. Shredding by Iron Mountain.
Port Townsend: 10 am - 1 pm
Kitsap Credit Union, 1165 Landes Court. Shredding by LeMay Mobile Shredding.
Saturday, May 20
Olympia: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Sound Credit Union, 3600 Martin Way E. Shredding by Shred-It. Limit three boxes.
Shoreline: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Sound Credit Union, 16330 Aurora Avenue N. Shredding by Shred-It. Limit three boxes.
Steilacoom: 9 am - noon
Steilacoom City Hall, 1030 Roe Street. Shredding by LeMay Mobile Shredding.
Tacoma: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Sound Credit Union, 3633 Pacific Avenue. Shredding by Shred-It. Limit three boxes.
Saturday, Sept. 16
Belfair: 10 am - 1 pm
Kitsap Credit Union, 51 NE State Route 300. Shredding by LeMay Mobile Shredding.
Poulsbo: 10 am - 1 pm
Kitsap Credit Union, 19045 Hwy 305. Shredding by LeMay Mobile Shredding.
Saturday, Sept. 23
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.