FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Operation Secure Shred, sponsored by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders - the first of several free paper shredding events to be held through  - began on Saturday, April 15. 

July 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Franklin residents can bring their documents to the municipal building. 

Operation Secure Shred began in 2007 and is offered throughout the county in various locations from April until next January. The intention of the program is to offer residents a safe and easy way to dispose of bulk personal information.

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The complete 2017-2018 Shred It schedule can be found below. 

Additional information, including a brochure on how to handle your personal documents and a recommended schedule of items to be considered for shredding can be found on the link below as well.

Staples and paperclips do not have to be removed. Residents may bring documents in any type of container, which will be returned after papers have been dumped. Residents are permitted to stay and watch the shredding process.

All events run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. 

For more information call 908-203-6018 

email records management at the County

 or go to the Somerset County Shred Page


Franklin Township Municipal Building      July 8, 2017 * Three Trucks                                              
475 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873

Bedminster Township Public Works Building  July 15, 2017
75 Miller Lane
Bedminster, NJ 07921

Bridgewater Township Municipal Building   July 29, 2017 * Three Trucks   
100 Commons Way
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Raritan/Somerville  Washington School    August 26, 2017
614 First Avenue
Raritan, NJ 08869

Montgomery Township High School    September 16, 2017
1016 Route 601
Skillman, NJ 08558

Branchburg Municipal Building   September 30, 2017
1077 US Highway 202 North
Branchburg, NJ 08876

Green Brook Municipal Building   October 28, 2017
111 Greenbrook Road
Green Brook, NJ 08812

Bernards Township Engineering Services Building  January 20, 2018
277 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

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