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.
Community Shred Day Events
Our Community Shred Day events are open from 9 a.m. to noon. (Fall 2022 shred dates are to be determined.) Events are free and open to the public. A maximum of two containers with a 25-pound limit per container will be enforced. Attendees are asked to bring documents in the cargo area of your vehicle, remain in your vehicle and enjoy the free, 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 specific pre-scheduled dates. (Fall 2022 shred dates are to be determined.) Please limit documents to shred at these locations to 25 pounds per person.
Check back for dates on Community Shred Day events and other shredding opportunities to be scheduled for the fall of 2022, and sign up to receive a Shred Day Reminder.
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.
Since the first Community Shred Day in 2009, Veridian has helped approximately 46,000 people shred more than 1.2 million pounds of unwanted, sensitive documents. That equates to an estimated 9,800 trees and 1,700 cubic yards of landfill space saved. All shredded paper is recycled into commercial-grade paper towels, toilet paper and other paper products.