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Community Shred Day

Let's shred your unwanted, sensitive documents.

We host Community Shred Days and in-branch shredding opportunities each spring and fall in communities across Iowa and eastern Nebraska to help you protect your identity. Sign up to receive a reminder email about upcoming chances to shred your unwanted, sensitive documents for free.


Documents recommended for shredding include anything that contains your identifying information, such as old checkbooks, credit card offers, account statements, etc.  Shredding services are provided by Shred-it.

Dates & Locations

The next community shred opportunities for spring of 2023 will be announced on this page. Check back soon or sign up to receive a community shred reminder email.

Community Shred Day Events
Our Community Shred Day events are open from 9 a.m. to noon . These events are free and open to the public. A maximum of two containers with a 25-pound limit per container will be accepted. Attendees are asked to bring documents in the cargo area of the vehicle, remain in the vehicle and enjoy the full-service event. 

In-branch Shred Opportunities
Members can safely discard their unwanted, sensitive documents in locked bins located inside selected branches during regular business hours on the dates scheduled below. Please limit documents to shred at these locations to 25 pounds per person.

How to Prepare

Documents recommended for shredding include anything that contains your identifying information, such as old checkbooks, credit card offers, account statements, etc.  Please avoid bringing magazines, newspapers, coupons or similar items that don't contain your sensitive information. Please follow shred limit guidelines below:

  • Community Shred Day events - maximum of two containers, 25-pound limit per container
  • In-Branch Shred Opportunities - maximum of 25 pounds

More tips for preparing to attend Community Shred Day are available in the video below.

 

Results

Since the first Community Shred Day in 2009, Veridian has helped approximately 51,000 people shred more than 1.3 million pounds of unwanted, sensitive documents. That equates to an estimated 10,939 trees and 1,938 cubic yards of landfill space saved. All shredded paper is recycled into commercial-grade paper towels, toilet paper and other paper products.

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1.3 million pounds

 of documents shredded

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10,939 trees

saved by recycled shred
 

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1,938 cubic yards

of landfill space saved

 

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