SDCCU is the current Guinness World Records® holder for the most paper collected in 24 hours and most paper shredded in 8 hours
San Diego County CA— –San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is offering free shredding services at the following three locations from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 9: Murrieta Branch at 25165 Madison Avenue in Murrieta; San Ysidro Branch at 2036 Dairy Mart Road, Suite 130; and the SDCCU Operations Center at 6545 Sequence Dr. in Mira Mesa.
“The upcoming SDCCU Shred Day is a great way to properly dispose of confidential documents for free to help minimize the risk of fraud and identity theft. With a high prevalence of fraud in recent years, we encourage everyone to take advantage of this opportunity,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell.
The first 200 people at each location who take advantage of SDCCU’s free shredding services will receive a free gift. The public is invited to bring a maximum of two boxes containing personal and confidential information to have it shredded on the spot at no charge in the parking lot of these three SDCCU locations.
SDCCU began hosting its Free Shred Day events in 2007 and has since collected, shredded and recycled over 4 million pounds of paper at no charge, saving nearly 35,000 trees (every 120 pounds shredded represents one saved tree).
Last year’s SDCCU Super Shred Event, held at SDCCU Stadium—resulted in the collection of a total of over 500,000 pounds of paper, saving more than 4,250 trees. SDCCU proudly remains the current Guinness World Records™ title holder for the most paper collected in 24 hours and the most paper shredded in 8 hours.
San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of $8.2 billion, over 403,000 customers, 43 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. For more information, visit www.sdccu.com.