‘Tis Season for Shredding Across Tri-County Area
Shred Documents April 2 at PV Middle School West
LOWER FREDERICK PA – State Rep. Tracy Pennycuick of the 147th House District and Wiggins Shredding Inc. of West Chester will co-sponsor a free paper-shredding event April 2 (2022; Saturday) from 9 a.m. to noon, or until the shredding truck is filled, at Perkiomen Valley Middle School West, 220 Big Road in Zieglerville, Lower Frederick Township. The event will be held rain or shine.
Wiggins’ on-site industrial-grade paper shredder gives households an opportunity to shred up to two packing boxes filled with materials. Cardboard boxes and plastic bags will be returned; paper bags can be shredded along with the other material. It a good way, Pennycuick said, “to get rid of large amounts of unwanted documents containing personal information” that could be used for identity theft or cause other harm.
Shredding Part of Arboretum Recycling Day
UPPER POTTSGROVE PA – This year’s electronics recycling event conducted April 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Althouse Arboretum, at the parking lot of Pottsgrove Middle School, 1351 N. Hanover St., also features a paper-shredding station. Those who attend are encouraged to bring up to three file-sized boxes or paper bags filled with documents to be shredded and recycled. It costs $10 a vehicle for admission. Bring along your unwanted electronics items and get rid of them also at that (mostly) all-inclusive price. Details were announced earlier, here.
Businesses, Residents Welcome at Chamber Event
COLLEGEVILLE PA – The Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce will offer secure, on-site shredding for both businesses and households April 2 from 9 a.m. to noon (or when the shredding truck fills, which ever comes first) at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, 100 Kagey Rd, Collegeville.
Although it’s a free activity, the chamber would appreciate donations and recommended $10 per box. Cash is accepted; so are checks made payable to the chamber.
The drive-through event and will be rain or shine. Drivers of the first 100 cars to attend will receive “a swag bag filled with promotional products, coupons and specials from local businesses,” the chamber added.
It’s hoping to have members and others volunteer to help during the day. If you’ve got the time, call the chamber at 610-489-6660.
UPDATED: Lower Pottsgrove Township Sponsors Shredding Too
LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – Lower Pottsgrove’s Board of Commissioners has agreed to serve as a $350 sponsor of a paper shredding event being scheduled by state Rep. Joe Ciresi, who represents the 146th House District. Ciresi said it is schedule for May 22 (Sunday) from noon to 3 p.m. at Pottsgrove High School, 1345 Kauffman Rd. Participants are asked to limit themselves to five or fewer boxes of paper to be shredded per household.
The board’s action came during its Feb. 24 meeting.