Shredding Events near Philadelphia for October, November, December 2013


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Paper Shredding Events

Updated 2014 shredding event information at
Looking for a shredding event near you? Bring your paperwork to shred to one of the events listed here in October, November, December 2013 and beyond. We attempt to ensure this information is updated and correct, but you really should verify dates, locations, fees, accepted materials and other pertinent details with the event hosts before heading to any shredding event. Many of these events are free, but many are not. Many events hosted by municipalities are open only to local residents. Please check each venue.

Electronics Recycling

Most paper shredding events do NOT accept electronics for recycling. You might find this link helpful for electronics recycling drop off locations in PA.

Drug Disposal

October 26 is also National Prescription Take Back Day, a way to safely dispose of prescription and excess over the counter drugs.

Fraud Prevention

This quarter brings International Fraud Awareness week (Nov 7-14), according to the Shred-It website. If you’ve been meaning to shred outdated but still sensitive documents, now is the time!


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First Friday of Every MonthBailiwick Office Park252 West Swamp Road (Rt 313 & Rt 611 Bypass) Doylestown, PA 18901TIME: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Second Tuesday of Every MonthUpper Moreland Township Library117 Park Avenue (off Rt 611 in the Police Dept parking lot) Willow Grove, PA 19090TIME: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Third Thursday of Every MonthShady Brook Farm931 Stony Hill RoadYardley, PA 19067TIME: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM

For our friends in NJ: Every Wednesday – from 8:00am to 10:00am anyone is invited to bring paper to be shred to our location in West Deptford, NJ. For a flat rate of $40 per bin, we bring a 64-gallon bin out to your car and you can fill it with as much paper as will fit in it. They can hold around 5 or 6 copy-paper sized boxes of paper. Staples and paper clips are okay to leave in, only binder clips must be removed prior to shredding.1240 Forest Parkway, Suite 100, West Deptford, NJ 08066, 856-853-5160 Ext 322 office, 856-853-5164 fax

Also in NJ, Polar Shredding hosts in-house events every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of Every Month during Daylight Savings Time. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, and ends Sunday, November 3, 2013. Please check here the day of the event for the latest updates.
Where: Polar Shredding (back parking lot) – 2615 River Road – Unit 7, Cinnaminson, NJ
(Rain or Shine), $45 (tax is included) per tip of our 95 gallon security container



Date: October 5, 2013
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: West Philadelphia Branch

5000 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143

To ensure that all of our events run quickly and smoothly, please be sure to follow these guidelines:

  • Please arrive early, before the truck reaches capacity.
  • Limit the number of boxes to three (3).
  • Service is for personal, confidential paper only. Non-confidential papers should be recycled, not shredded!
  • We will not accept phone books or other types of paper that can be disposed of in your personal recycling bin.
  • We will not accept documents from local businesses.
Date: Saturday, October 5th
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Host: Easttown Library
Location: Berwyn, PA
Dispose of your personal documents safely and securely while benefiting the library. ProShred of Malvern will bring its mobile shredding truck to Easttown Library. The cost to shred documents is $10 per standard storage box or per two grocery bags. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Easttown Library. For information, call ProShred at (484) 323-2100 or visit . No early drop-offs will be accepted.
Host: First National Bank & Trust of Newtown
Date: Saturday, October 5
Time: 9am to 11am
Location: Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940
Host: Borough of Haddonfield
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Host: Whitemarsh Township
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Time: 8am to noon
Location: Whitemarsh Township, Miles Park – Lower Parking Lot,  Germantown Pike Plymouth Meeting, PA 19444 
Host: Wiggins Shredding
Date: Friday, October 18, 2013
Time: 3p to 5p
Location: West Chester Wiggins Auto Tags – 1301 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

Host: American Heritage Federal Credit Union
Date: Saturday October 19
Time: 9am-12noon
Location: Main Office 2060 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115
Host: American Heritage Federal Credit Union
Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 9am-12noon
Location: Bridge Street Branch, 2185 Bridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124
Host: American Heritage Federal Credit Union
Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 9am-12noon
Location: Lansdale Branch, 750 E. Main Street, Lansdale, PA 19446
Host: Schuylkill Township
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013
Time: 9:00 – 1:00pm
Location: 1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, PA
Host: Penn Liberty Bank
Date: Oct. 19, 2013
Time: 9am to 1pm Rain or Shine
Location: 2724 Ridge Pike, Trooper
Phone: 610-535-4860
Host: Township of Thornbury
Date: October 19, 10-1pm
Location: Municipal building–events/calendar.aspx/d=1170/title=Shredding_event
Date:Oct 19, 2013
Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM
Location: East Norriton Township Office
2501 Stanbridge Street
East Norriton, Pennsylvania
Host: State Rep. Thomas Murt
Date: Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9-11 a.m.
Location: in the parking lot of St. Albert the Great Parish, 212 Welsh Road in Huntington Valley.
Host: Deptford Township
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013
Time: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Location: Deptford Township Municipal Building
1011 Cooper Street, Deptford, NJ 08096
Special Info: Deptford Residents – Bring your bags and boxes of paper to be shredded. An experienced operator will move the bins to a highly secure, mobile shredding unit where your confidential material will be destroyed before your eyes. 100% of the shredded paper is recycled. Only paper is accepted. Please, no plastic bags or metal – including 3-ring binders and binder clips. Paper clips and staples are okay. Keep your boxes for future use.
Residents can call the Public Works Department at (856) 228-4719 for more information.
Host: Representative Briggs
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Time: 11:00am  – 1:00pm
Location: 554 Shoemaker Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Host: Upper Moreland Township
Date: October 26, 9-noon
Special info: Please visit website for details.
Host: Horsham Township
Date: October 26, 9 am
Special Info: There appears to be a drug takeback event going on at the same time. Please contact the township for more information.
Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9-noon
Special Info: up to 4 file size boxes per person (paper shredding only)  Rain or Shine!
Host: Richland Township
Date: November 2
Location: Police Department
Host: Wiggins Shredding
Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013
Time: 10a to noon
Location: West Chester Wiggins Auto Tags – 1301 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

Special Info: A box approximately 9″ x 12″ x 18″ (copy paper size) is $10 for the first box and $6.00 for each additional box.
A box approximately 11″ x 13″ x 24″ (legal size) is $13.00 for the first box and $8.00 for each additional box.
A 13 gallon trash bag is $10.00
2 paper grocery bags are $10.00
If you feel your job will exceed 15 boxes please call us for to schedule a time for our truck to shred your documents at your home or place of business 610-692-TEAR (8327)
Host: Wiggins Shredding
Date: Friday, November 15, 2013
Time: 3p to 5:30p
Location: West Chester Wiggins Auto Tags – 1301 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19380



ProShred Community Shredding Events

2013 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Edelman Wealth Management 777 Township Line Rd Yardley, PA 19067 Free to clients and the community
October 5, 2013 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Borough of Oaklyn 500 White Horse Pike Oaklyn, NJ 08107 Free to Borough residents
October 5, 2013 8:00 am – 4:00 pm City of Wilmington Delaware Solid Waste Authority
Frowley Stadium Parking Lot (Blue Rocks)
801 S. Madison Street Wilmington, DE 19801
Free to the community *Residents only
October 6, 2013 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Lubavitch of Montgomery County 1311 Fort Washington Ave. Fort Washington, PA 19034 $10 donation per box/bag
October 6, 2013 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Township of Lawrence Village Park
100 Bergen Street Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Free to the community *Residents only
October 13, 2013 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Abington Township Abington Township
Public Works
2201 Florey Lane
Abington, PA 19001
Free to
*Residents Only
October 19, 2013 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Luther Woods Nursing & Rehabilitation 313 W. County Line Road Hatboro, PA 19040 Free to the community.
October 19, 2013 8:00 am – 12 noon Gloucester Township Gloucester Township Public Works
1729 Erial Rd. Blackwood NJ 08012
Free for Gloucester Township residents
October 26, 2013 9:00 am – 12 noon The Montgomery County Lower Merion High School
315 E Montgomery Ave, Ardmore, PA
Free to Montgomery County residents
November 2, 2013 8:00 am – 12 noon Camden County Board of Freeholders Woodcrest Train Station Atlantic Ave. & Tindale Court Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 Camden County Residents only
November 9, 2013 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Newark Country Club Newark Country Club 300 West Main Street Newark, DE 19711 Free to the community *Residents only
November 16, 2013 9:00 am – 12 noon Senator LeAnna Washington Crestmont Park
2560 Old Welsh Road Willow Grove,
PA 19090
Free to the community
May 3, 2014 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Rider University General Services Building
2083 Lawrenceville Road Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
*Free (Rider University Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni only)

Titan Shredding community shredding events

October 5


2 Trucks 

First National Bank & Trust

of Newtown 

Bucks County
Community College
275 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA 18940

October 12

9am-11am Middletown Township(Residents only)
Middletown Township
3 Municipal Way
Langhorne, PA 19047

October 12

9am-12noon Upper Macungie Upper Macungie Twp.
Public Works Garage

8550 Schantz Rd.
Breinigsville, PA 18031
October 19
2 Trucks
American Heritage
Federal Credit Union
Main Office
2060 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA 19115
October 19
 9am-12noon American Heritage
Federal Credit Union
Bridge Street Branch
2185 Bridge Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
October 19
9am-12noon  American Heritage
Federal Credit Union
Lansdale Branch
750 E. Main Street
Lansdale, PA 19446

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