Shred Day

Join Keep Gastonia Beautiful twice a year for SHRED DAY!

2022 Dates: 
Saturday, April 23 & Saturday, November 12


Mark your calendars!

This event is held twice a year. In November to celebrate America Recycles Day and in April to celebrate Earth Day
(dates can vary from year to year so check back for specific dates each year)
8 a.m. -12 noon** at the Gastonia Farmer's Market (410 E. Long Avenue)
**Or until the truck is filled


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Do bring 3 banker boxes (or similar size plastic bins)
Do bring your sensitive materials
(i.e. items with your social security information, bank information, old taxes, etc.)
Do sort your boxes prior to arrival
Do tell your friends and family about this FREE event!

DO NOT bring already shredded papers
DO NOT bring mixed papers, i.e. magazines, newspapers, etc. This takes up valuable space others could use to shred their documents
DO NOT have items like batteries, thumb drives, or CD's in your boxes, they can break the machine

To ensure all citizens are able to utilize this FREE event, we ask that you only bring personal items to shred,
this event is not intended for businesses.


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All sensitive documents are shredded on-site and recycled at our local SONOCO


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 FREE Electronic Recycling
Accepting any electronics, any brand, any condition. Tube TV's will not be accepted.

Goodwill Recycling will handle all DATA DESTRUCTION.




  Click on the picture to watch a video on how
and what to expect at Shred Day events!

Shred Day video




 Offices for Keep Gastonia Beautiful are located at the Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.

Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.869.1938 (office)
704.866.6067 (fax)