Looking for the next Shred event? Details for destroying documents and hard drives

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The Better Business Bureau serving North Alabama has taken its popular Shred events to more places in 2015 and the results have been favorable as heightened awareness spreads and local people make sure their personal documents are securely destroyed.

Each free event provides on-site document shredding, hard drive destruction and even electronics recycling. As a courtesy to keep the lines moving, organizers ask that you bring no more than three bags or boxes of documents per person.  Cardboard and three-ring binders cannot be accepted.

Shred Day events are a partnership with WHNT News 19 and a way to help our viewers protect themselves.

There is one more event planned for this year.

Shred Day Event October 24, 2015

8:30 a.m. to Noon

Redstone Federal Credit Union, 220 Wynn Drive Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35893

 

As more Shred Day events are planned, count on WHNT News 19 to bring you the times and locations. Take a look at the success of past events:

April in Huntsville: 56,000 pounds of personal documents and 500 hard drives destroyed.

May in Decatur: 14,200 pounds of personal documents and 100 hard drives destroyed.

May in Florence: 11,000 pounds of personal documents destroyed.

June in Scottsboro: 3,600 pounds of personal documents destroyed.

July in Arab: 2,900 pounds of personal documents and 1,000 pounds of electronic waste destroyed.

August in Cullman: 4,000+ pounds of personal documents and 500 pounds of electronic waste destroyed.