Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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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 26, 2024
    • Kennewick: 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
      • Community First Bank | HFG Trust building, 8131 W Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, WA 99336
  • April 27, 2024
    • Renton: 9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
      • Renton Memorial Stadium
        • Freedrive-through Shred-A-Thon, Rx Drug Take Back, and Food Drive
        • For more details visit the event website


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 Ian Couch at Ian.Couch@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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