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Recently, a reader of our blog asked when the next shred event would be.  I did a bit of research and found that there are several events this month in Maryland and Virginia.   So, no more excuses.  It’s time to kick your paper clutter to the curb!

Saturday, June 13, 2009

ProShed of Northern Virgina

Time: 9 am – 12 pm (or until the truck fills up)

Where: Keller Williams Realty @ 11700 Plaza America Drive, Reston, VA 20190 (703-679-1700)

Cost: FREE

Info: No need to take out staples, paper clips, or other small fasteners.  Watch your documents be destroyed via closed circuit TV right on the shredding truck. All shredded material will be recycled. Individuals only please. 10 boxes per vehicle maximum.


Saturday, June 13, 2009

The Grateful Shred II (All-Shred)

Time: 9 am – 12 pm

Where: Clara Barton Community Center @ 7425 MacArthur Boulevard, Cabin John, MD 20818 (301-229-0010)

Voluntary Suggested Donation:
$5 per one cubic foot box of paper, $3 per half box and $2 per quarter box

Info: You do not have to remove staples, paper clips, rubber bands, folders, or binder clips.  Hanging folders (even with metal strips) and labels are ok, too.

DO NOT BRING: Newspapers, 3-ring binders, cardboard, heavy plastic, heavy metals, boxes, trash, floppy disks, or CDs.


Saturday, June 13, 2009

PC Recycler Residential Paper Shredding

Time: 10 am – 2 pm

Where: PC Recycler Inc. @ 4005 Westfax Drive, Suite A, Chantilly, VA 20151 (800-731-1909)

Cost: $10 per bankers box (a box 24″x12″)

Info: The paper shredding truck will be on site so you can watch your sensitive materials get destroyed. Representatives will be present to address any questions that you may have about paper shredding. You may also bring your electronics to be recycled. Click here for a list of acceptable electronics and fees.


Saturday, June 20, 2009

NBC 4 Safe and Secure Community Shred (Shred-It)

Time: 8 am – 11 am

Where: Northern Virginia Community College @ 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 2200 3 (703-323-3000)

Cost: FREE

Info: Bring up to 5 boxes of personal papers

DO NOT BRING: Credit Cards or CDs

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