NBC4 Shred-it Day will be held on Saturday, August 20 from 8am through 2pm.
The event will take place in the Ohio Expo Center parking lots, near Mapfre Stadium. People coming to NBC4 Shred-it Day should enter the parking lots from 17th Ave.
This is a drive thru event and there is a five box limit.
At the last event in 2015, we collected 80 tons of personal documents to shred and recycle. Attendees donated $10,000 to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Since the first NBC4 Shred-it Day over 2,320 tons of personal documents have been shredded and recycled and $112,870 have been raised for Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
If you need materials shredded now, our partners at Shred-it can help you anytime.
Frequently Asked Questions about NBC4’s Shred-It Day:
If it rains, will the event be canceled?
No, it’ll happen RAIN or SHINE.
Do I have to remove staples, paper clips, etc?
No, but you should take paperwork out of binders and notebooks. You can keep paperwork in boxes and shred that as well.
Do I need to sort out the paper?
No, Shred-It Mobile Paper Shredding and Recycling’s bonded and professional employees are trained to quickly and accurately process and shred the material.
What can be shredded?
Financial and legal documents, receipts, tax and medical records, plus floppy disks, CDs and VHS cassettes can all be shredded.
Is there a limit?
Yes, no more than five standard-size boxes are accepted. No open boxes, paper or plastic bags are accepted.
Will my boxes be returned after my documents are shredded?
No, unfortunately all boxes are non-returnable.
Can my business bring paper to shred?
No, this is for consumers only.
What happens after the paper has been shredded?
The destroyed documents, in the form of confetti-sized pieces, are transferred to a recycling facility where they return to the marketplace in the form of items such as recycled household-paper products.
Can I pull directly up to the shredding trucks and/or watch my documents be shredded?
No, for the safety and security of attendees we ask that you drop off your items to be shredded. Volunteers will be on hand to help you unload with dollies and carts.
Is there a charge for this service?
No, NBC4 and Shred-It Mobile Shredding offer this as a FREE service to the community.
Since the first NBC4 Shred-it Day, 2,128 tons of personal documents have been shredded and recycled and $96,170 has been raised for Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
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