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Free Secure Document Shredding Services in Encinitas, Saturday

Encinitas CA— Free Secure Document Shredding Services is being offered by San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU). San Diego’s largest locally based financial institution, as part of its ongoing commitment to promote identity theft prevention and awareness and go green, has announced that free shredding services will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the SDCCU Encinitas branch at 501 North El Camino Real.

The public is invited to bring a maximum of two boxes containing personal and confidential information and have their sensitive documents shredded on the spot at no charge in the parking lot of the SDCCU branch. Boxes must be no larger than approximately 10-by-12-by-15 inches. Paper documents should be removed from binder prior to shredding; however, staples, paperclips, CDs and floppy disks are okay for shredding. Free shredding services may end prior to 1 p.m. if shredders reach full capacity. For more information, visit sdccu.com/shred or call (877) 732-2848.

Since SDCCU began hosting its free Shred Day events in 2007, SDCCU has collected, shredded and recycled more than 1.1 million pounds of documents at no charge, saving over 9,700 trees (every 120 pounds shredded represents one saved tree).