Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

Due to COVID-19, Shred Fest 2021 is canceled.

Check the Department of Consumer Affairs website for updates.

Shred Fest is an annual City event usually held on a May weekend. 

On each day, shredding trucks will be available at locations throughout the City starting at 10 AM and lasting until 4 PM, or until trucks fill, which may be sooner. Saturday locations differ from Sunday locations. Check Shred Fest Locations to confirm which locations are available on each day.

At Shred Fest you can:

  • Safely shred papers containing personal information for free using shredding trucks
  • Get free identity theft prevention tips

Learn more about Shred Fest.

Bring to Shred Fest:

  • Bank statements that are at least one year old and do not contain tax-related information 
  • Pay stubs (only after you receive your Form W-2)
  • Credit card applications
  • Any other papers you no longer need to save that contain your Social Security number, account numbers, password/PIN information, birth date, private contact information, and signature

Do NOT bring to Shred Fest:

  • Books
  • Old toys
  • Electronics
  • Any item that is not paper
  • Wet paper