A free document shredding event will be held for the residents of Wilkes-Barre City on Saturday, October 30th and on Saturday, November 6th, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM, at the Wilkes-Barre City Department of Public Works Facility at 3 Conynham Ave., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Proof of Wilkes-Barre City residency is required (i.e. Driver’s License or Utility Bill). Residents will have the opportunity to have up to 3 boxes of their private documents properly destroyed at no cost. A 3-box limit will be strictly enforced. Boxes are not to exceed 10 x 12 x 15 inches.
Residents are asked to check papers for foreign objects that may cause damage to our shredding equipment. Examples include: rocks, batteries, silverware, computer cables, clothes and other miscellaneous items.
Junk mail does not need to be shredded and should be placed in household recycling bin to be recycled.
For more information, call 570.208.4152 or visit www.wilkes-barre.city/shredding
Documents that contain personal or private information, including:
|Bank statements||Credit card offers|
|Old bills or receipts||Pay stubs|
|Outdated medical records||Tax returns older than 7 years|
Newspapers, magazines, catalogues
Plastic document covers
Metal binder clips
Binders-3-ring, plastic, spiral, metal
Hanging file folders with metal bars
|Books-hardback or paperback||Film or photographs|