Want to dispose of your documents securely? Shred it and forget it with Passaic County's paper recycling collection program. The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs is offering free on-site confidential document destruction and recycling services for Passaic County residents (proof of residency required) on Sunday, Oct. 1 at Lambert Castle, 3 Valley Rd. Paterson. Collection site is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine. 

Residents may bring up to six "banker boxes" worth of paper documents (10"x13"x16").

ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS: Old checks, tax returns, bank statements, utility bills, computer printouts, medical information (no x-rays), copy paper (white and with color), envelopes, letterhead and stationery, and any other personal documents. Staples accepted.

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UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS: Metal binders, plastics, overnight shipping envelopes (FedEx, UPS, etc.), photographs, carbon paper, and any other non-paper item.

Participants must take back containers that documents were brought in.

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