The City of DeLand is inviting residents to attend its annual shredding day event.
Residents are encouraged to bring any documents they need shredded and dispose of them in a safe and secure manner.
The event will be held on 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22 in the parking lot south of Melching Field.
It will provide an opportunity for residents to securely dispose of any sensitive documents that contain personal information such as bank statements, credit card bills, tax returns, and more. The shredding will be done on-site courtesy of a truck being provided by GFL, Inc.
“We are excited to provide this service for our residents,” said Mayor Chris Cloudman. “It is important that we help our community protect their personal information from identity theft. This shredding day event will help make sure that all documents are securely destroyed.”
The event is for City of DeLand residents only and 5 boxes/bags per vehicle will be allowed.
The event is first come, first-served and will go until 11 a.m. or whenever the truck reaches capacity.
Items that can be shredded include:
• Dry Paper Products
• Bound Books
• Paper clips
• Spiral Bound notebooks
• Photographs and blueprints
Items that cannot be shredded include:
• Garbage and food products
• Wet paper
• Large metal items or three-ring binders
• Wood and wood products
• Plastics including styrofoam
• Toner cartridges