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

JANUARY 2020

Saturday, January 25

Federal Way: 10 am - 2 pm
South King Tool Library / Masonic Lodge, 1700 S 340th St, Federal Way. Free shredding event in conjunction with quarterly Repair Café where you can bring electronics, furniture, clothing and more for free repair. Limit two file boxes or three grocery bags of documents. Shredding provided courtesy of the City of Federal Way and Waste Management. For more information, visit: facebook.com/events/448339476032597/

 

FEBRUARY 2020

Wednesday, February 26

Federal Way: 2 pm - 5 pm
Columbia Bank, 33515 9th Ave S, Federal Way The event is free and open to the public. Limit two file boxes or three grocery bags of documents. Shredding provided courtesy of the City of Federal Way and Waste Management.

 

MARCH 2020

Saturday, March 7

Kent: 9 am - 3 pm
Hogan Park, 24400 Russell Road, Kent 98032. Hosted by the City of Kent. Residents may bring up to three file-size (12”x12”x16”) boxes or equivalent quantity per vehicle – no exceptions.  You may also bring unwanted electronics, appliances, mattresses, Styrofoam, and more.  This is a free event.  To learn more about accepted materials, visit this website for more details: www.kentwa.gov/talkingtrash.

Saturday, March 21

Federal Way: 9 am - 1 pm
Federal Way Police Department, 33325 8th Ave S, Federal Way. The event is free and open to the public. Limit two file boxes or three grocery bags of documents. Shredding provided courtesy of the City of Federal Way and Waste Management.

Saturday, March 28

Shoreline: 10 am - 3 pm
Central Market Shoreline Parking Lot, 15505 Westminster Way, Shoreline. Fundraiser for Shoreline Relay for Life. Suggested donation of $5 to $10. Contact dietzbettyj@gmail.com for more information.

 

APRIL 2020

Saturday, April 18

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: www.cityoffederalway.com/RecyclingEvent

Saturday, April 25

Renton: 9 am - 12 pm (or until trucks are full)
Renton Memorial Stadium, 405 Logan Ave S., Renton. Bring up to five banker boxes of documents. No binders, plastic or disks. Donations of canned foods, dry goods or money will benefit Renton Food Bank. Details: rentonwa.gov/shredathon

 

JUNE 2020

Saturday, June 6

Kent: 9 am - 3 pm
Kent Phoenix Academy, 11000 SE 264 St, Kent 98030. Hosted by the City of Kent. Residents may bring up to three file-size (12”x12”x16”) boxes or equivalent quantity per vehicle – no exceptions.  You may also bring unwanted electronics, appliances, mattresses, Styrofoam, and more.  This is a free event.  To learn more about accepted materials, visit this website for more details: www.kentwa.gov/talkingtrash.

Saturday, June 6

Burien: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Sound Credit Union Burien Branch, 14647 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien. Hosted by Sound Credit Union. More information can be found at https://www.soundcu.com/life-and-finances/shred-day-2020/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/736818466727528/.

Saturday, June 6

Tacoma: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Sound Credit Union Pacific Avenue Branch, 3633 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma. Hosted by Sound Credit Union. More information can be found at https://www.soundcu.com/life-and-finances/shred-day-2020/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/519520585659765/.

Saturday, June 6

Shoreline: 9 am - 1 pm (or until truck is full)
Sound Credit Union Shoreline Branch, 16330 Aurora Avenue N, Shoreline. Hosted by Sound Credit Union. More information can be found at https://www.soundcu.com/life-and-finances/shred-day-2020/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/2745961638802790/.

 

OCTOBER 2020

Saturday, October 17

Kent: 9 am - 3 pm
Hogan Park, 24400 Russell Road, Kent 98032. Hosted by the City of Kent. Residents may bring up to three file-size (12”x12”x16”) boxes or equivalent quantity per vehicle – no exceptions.  You may also bring unwanted electronics, appliances, mattresses, Styrofoam, and more.  This is a free event.  To learn more about accepted materials, visit this website for more details: www.kentwa.gov/talkingtrash.

 


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 Beth Carlson at Beth.Carlson@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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