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Nov 03

Free Document Shredding and E-Waste Recycling Event

Posted on November 3, 2017 at 12:12 pm by Meghan Revolinsky

By: Jason Ino

Menlo Park residents and businesses are invited to a free Shredding and E-Waste Recycling Event. The event takes place this Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, from 9 a.m.-noon at 333 Burgess Drive. Bring confidential files for on-site shredding and unwanted electronics for proper recycling.

Residents will need to bring proof of residency such as a driver's license with a Menlo Park address or a utility bill. Businesses will need to provide a Menlo Park business license or business card.

Confidential document destruction is limited to three boxes (10" x 12" x 15") per vehicle and materials will be shredded on-site so participants can watch their documents being destroyed. Documents with paper clips, staples and binder clips are acceptable. Types of documents to bring include:
  • Old tax returns
  • Junk mail
  • Legal documents
  • Receipts
  • Paystubs
  • Invoices 
Over 98 percent of the electronic waste received is recycled. The electronic waste collected is guaranteed to be recycled safely at local processing plants. Electronics accepted for recycling include:
  • TV’s and monitors
  • PC/laptop computers
  • Printers, scanners and keyboards
  • Computer cards and components
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Chips and components
  • Storage discs
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Fax machines and copiers
  • Connectors/cables
  • CPU’s, servers and main frames
  • UPS poser supply units
  • Mini-systems
  • Cellular and desk phones
  • Power supply units
  • DAT/Beta/VHS Tapes
  • Consumer Electronics
  • And all types of electronics
  • Fluorescent tubes/bulbs (limit of five per resident/business will be accepted)
Free Document Shredding and E-Waste Recycling Event