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Shred Events

The paper collected in a mobile shredding truck has a much better chance of being recycled into new paper. It doesn't have to go through the curbside collection and sorting process, where bags often break open and the shred becomes confetti that is difficult to capture.

Pierce County began sponsoring shred events earlier this year to help residents who want to both maintain their privacy and recycle the paper

Three of these popular events remain in 2017. Bring whatever you have in bags or boxes. If the event is very busy, we may limit you to three grocery bags of material. Events are for household material only. Documents from businesses are not accepted.

September 9, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.


Key Peninsula Fire Dept. Station 46
8911 Key Peninsula Hwy N

September 16, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.


West Pierce Fire and Rescue
5000 Steilacoom Blvd SW

October 7, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Sprinker Recreation Center
14824 C St S

Future Shred Events

We plan to continue this program in 2018. Dates will be announced when they are scheduled. You'll find the most up-to-date information at

Recycling Reminders link
Advanced Recycling Info link
Less Waste link
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