Protect your identity and the environment by taking your old tax documents, financial statements, medical records and other confidential papers to one of these collection events for free shredding services.
Saturday, April 22
10 a.m.-noon, Farmington Library, 508 Third St., Farmington
9 a.m.-noon, West St. Paul City Hall, 1616 Humboldt Ave., West St. Paul (West St. Paul, South St. Paul, Mendota Heights residents only)
Saturday, April 29
8 a.m.–2 p.m., Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway, Eagan (Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Lakeville residents only)
9 a.m.–1 p.m., Cal Ruedy Public Works Facility, 1225 Progress Drive, Hastings
Saturday, May 13
9 a.m.–noon, Trustone Federal Credit Union, 14300 Nicollet Ct., Burnsville
Saturday, May 20
9 a.m.–noon, Firefly Credit Union – Bloomington, Burnsville, and Lakeville
8 a.m.–noon, Dakota County Technical College, 1300 145th St. E., Rosemount
Do not put shredded paper in your home recycling cart. Shredded paper can cause problems at sorting facilities and often does not get recycled. Use these events to help prevent identity theft and keep valuable paper out of landfills.
Visit the Green Guide to find out how to reduce mail containing your personal information, and which businesses offer document shredding for a small fee all year.