Community Document Destruction Events 

Protect your personal information and destroy your confidential documents, such as old tax returns, credit card receipts, legal documents, and more, at one of our document destruction events near you.

What is a Community Document Shredding Event?

Consumer fraud and identity theft are putting communities at risk. To raise awareness and to promote privacy protection, Shred-it organizes free and fee-based Community Shred-it events, offering paper shredding for residents.

Shred-it partners with organizations all over Canada to host local events where people can destroy their personal documents. Some of our shredding events also partner with local charities where donations are collected for a worthy cause.

Click here to find out about free paper shredding events near you in 2022 just use the search for upcoming events below.

Free For Residents

Community Shred-it event is often ‘free’ to residents who are invited to bring a box or two of confidential papers that need to be securely destroyed.

Shredding Events for Charities

Some Community shredding events are planned to help raise funds for a charity, helping local businesses and communities. Community members who bring documents for secure shredding might be asked for a small donation to the charity.

Bulk Shredding Services

Our One Time shredding service can help you clear out the clutter and protect your information. 

Drop-off Services

Our convenient drop off document shredding service is just around the corner. Find a Drop Off Shredding Service Near You.

Frequently Asked Questions About Shredding Events

Document Destruction events raise awareness about identity theft and fraud by reminding community members about the importance of securely destroying personal documents. Some of our shredding events also partner with local charities where donations are collected for a worthy cause.

To find out when the next event takes place in your area, just use the search for upcoming events below on this page.

After the paper has been securely shredded, the confetti-sized pieces are bundled and recycled into paper products.

Free shredding is a misconception. Some providers may offer you the cost savings, but they do so at the expense of your security, by cutting corners and exposing your confidential information. At Shred-it, we offer a Secure Chain of Custody with our services, from start to finish. So you know you’re always protected.

Customer Resources

Community Shred-it event hosts can access resources and marketing materials here.

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