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Passaic County Brings Document Shredding
& Recycling Program Back

By on August 29, 2015

NEW JERSEY – The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be bringing its next Confidential Document Shredding & Recycling Program back to the parking lot of Lambert Castle, located at 3 Valley Road, Paterson, N.J. on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine. This program is free of charge to Passaic County residents, who may bring up to 6 “banker’s boxes” worth (10 inches high by 13 inches wide by 16 inches long) of personal paper items to be confidentially shredded and recycled, although material can be brought in the container of choice.

Material accepted for shredding includes: tax returns, credit card statements, old checks, medical information (no x-rays), bank statements, utility bills, computer print-outs, copy paper (all colors), envelopes, letterhead and stationary. Unacceptable material includes binders, plastics, overnight shipping envelopes, photographs, carbon paper, and non-paper items. Participants should be prepared to take with them the receptacles that their documents were brought in, i.e. boxes, bags, etc. after discarding their documents for shredding.

According to Nina Seiden, Passaic County’s Solid Waste & Recycling Programs Manager, participants may watch their documents on camera as they are securely shredded and recycled by the vendor, All-Shred of Paterson, N.J. “This is a great free service for Passaic County residents to clean out those unwanted but very personal documents, knowing that they will be securely destroyed and recycled. We are pleased to be able to bring this program to another area of the County and hope that many people will take advantage of this valuable service,” Seiden said. For further information, please call the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs at (973) 305-5738.