Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, many upcoming shred events may be canceled or postponed. Please reach out directly to the organization hosting the event for more information.

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 2021

Friday, April 9

Kent: 1 pm - 4 pm
Scenic Hill Park, 25826 Woodland Way, Kent. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

Saturday, April 10

Everett: 9 am - 1 pm
Everett Memorial Stadium, 3900 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201. (Aquasox baseball parking lot on 39th St. past the coffee stand.) Please remain in your vehicle. If you must exit your vehicle, please wear a face mask. Hosted by BECU. More information: https://www.becu.org/support/shred-and-ecycle-event

Federal Way: 9 am - 1 pm
BECU Federal Way Pavillions Neighborhood Financial Center, 31411 Pacific Hwy S., Federal Way, WA 98003. (Note: this is not the Crossings location.) Please remain in your vehicle. If you must exit your vehicle, please wear a face mask. Hosted by BECU. More information: https://www.becu.org/support/shred-and-ecycle-event

Tukwila: 9 am - 1 pm
BECU Tukwila Financial Center, 12770 Gateway Drive, Tukwila, WA 98168. Please remain in your vehicle. If you must exit your vehicle, please wear a face mask. Hosted by BECU. More information: https://www.becu.org/support/shred-and-ecycle-event

Friday, April 16

Kent: 1 pm - 4 pm
Hogan Park, 24400 Russell Road, Kent. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

Saturday, April 24

Renton: 9 am - 12 pm
Renton Memorial Stadium, 405 Logan Ave. S. Hosted by Renton Police Department. Come safely dispose of unused, expired medications and avoid identity theft by having your sensitive personal documents shredded. Bring up to 5 boxes per person. To learn more, visit: Rentonwa.gov/shredathon

 

MAY 2021

Friday, May 14

Kent: 1 pm - 4 pm
Kent United Methodist Church, 11010 SE 248 St. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

Saturday, May 15

Federal Way: 10 am - 2 pm
El Centro De La Raza, 1607 S 341st Pl, Federal Way, WA 98003. Limit to 2 boxes or three bags of paper. Please remain in your vehicle. Hosted by the City of Federal Way Recycling. www.facebook.com/events/507141197345430

Friday, May 21

Kent: 1 pm - 4 pm
Glenn Nelson Park, 3216 S 268 St. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

 

JUNE 2021

Saturday, June 5

Kent: 9 am - 3 pm
Kent Phoenix Academy, 11000 SE 264th St. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

Burien: 9 am - 1 pm (or until the truck is full)
Sound Credit Union Burien Branch,14647 Ambaum Blvd SW Burien, WA 98166. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Food drive donations accepted. For more information, visit https://www.soundcu.com/event/shred-day-2021/.

Tacoma: 9 am - 1 pm (or until the truck is full)
Sound Credit Union Pacific Avenue Branch, 3633 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98418. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Food drive donations accepted. For more information, visit https://www.soundcu.com/event/shred-day-2021/.

Shoreline: 9 am - 1 pm (or until the truck is full)
Sound Credit Union Shoreline Branch, 16330 Aurora Avenue N Shoreline, WA 98133. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Food drive donations accepted. For more information, visit https://www.soundcu.com/event/shred-day-2021/.

Thursday, June 10

Federal Way: 11 am - 3 pm
Umpqua Bank, 1900 S 320th St, Federal Way. The event is free and open to the public. Limit two file boxes or three grocery bags of documents. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. Shredding provided courtesy of the City of Federal Way Recycling.

 

AUGUST 2021

Friday, August 13

Kent: 1 pm - 4 pm
Hogan Park, 24400 Russell Road. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

Friday, August 20

Kent: 1 pm - 4 pm
North Meridian Park, 22828 120 Ave SE. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

Friday, August 27

Kent: 1 pm - 4 pm
North Meridian Park, 22828 120 Ave SE. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

 

SEPTEMBER 2021

Friday, September 3

Kent: 1 pm - 4 pm
Glenn Nelson Park, 3216 S 268 St. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit KentWA.gov/TalkingTrash

 

OCTOBER 2021

Saturday, October 16

Kent: 9 am - 3 pm
Hogan Park, 24400 Russell Road. Limit 3 legal sized boxes. Please remain in your vehicle if possible. If you must exit, please wear a face mask. For more information, visit 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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