LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be holding its next Confidential Document Shredding & Recycling Program at the Little Falls Municipal Complex, 225 Main Street, Little Falls, on Saturday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.

This program is free of charge to Passaic County residents who may bring up to six “banker’s boxes” worth (10 inches high x 13 inches wide x 16 inches long) of personal paper items to be confidentially shredded and recycled, although material can be brought in the container of choice. Participants must take back whatever receptacles their documents were brought in, i.e. boxes, bags, etc. after discarding them for shredding.

Materials accepted for shredding include: 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.

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Unacceptable material includes binders, plastics, overnight shipping envelopes, photographs, carbon paper, and non-paper items

“This is a great free service for Passaic County residents to clean out their unwanted personal documents, knowing that they will be securely destroyed and recycled. Passaic County is pleased to bring this program to another area of the County and hopes that many people will take advantage of this valuable service,” said 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. Residential material only – no commercially generated material will be accepted.

For further information, please call the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs at 973-305-5738.