SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have documents that need to commercially shred safely, privately and properly?

If you do, come on out to the Franklin Township Sewerage Authority, located at 70 Commerce Drive, in Somerset, this Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm or until the trucks fill up. 

The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the county's Public Works Department is hosting Operation Secure Shred for Somerset County residents.

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As long as you have a current driver's license, valid lease, tax bill or any other bill with a Somerset County address you can participate for free. No businesses or commercial vehicles are allowed.

If you can't make it this Saturday the following locations will host similar events during the dates listed below:

  • July 27, in Bedminster at the Public Works Building, 75 Miller Lane
  • Aug. 10, in Bridgewater at the Municipal Building, 100 Commons Way
  • Aug. 31, in Hillsborough at the Somerset County Public Works Garage, South County Facility, 410 Roycefield Road
  • Sept. 28, in Branchburg at the Municipal Building, 1077 U.S. Highway 202 North
  • Oct. 5, in Skillman at the Montgomery Township High School, 1016 Route 601
  • Nov. 9, in Green Brook at the Green Brook Middle School, 132 Jefferson Ave.

Residents do not have to reside in the towns that are holding the events to participate.

Trained, licensed and bonded document-destruction specialists will commercially shred documents safely, privately and properly. Staples and paperclips do not have to be removed. Residents may bring up to six boxes, containers or bags of documents per visit, but will be asked to take back their receptacles. Residents may stay and watch as their documents are shredded.

Junk mail, magazines and newspapers will not be accepted. This shredding opportunity is not open to businesses.  

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