Document shredding events help you safely recycle your old paperwork
Shredding events will be held at the Sunnyvale Materials Recovery and Transfer (SMaRT) Station for residents from its partner cities: Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale. The SMaRT Station is located at 301 Carl Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94089.
2017 Shredding Events: Saturday March 18, 8am - 12pm Saturday July 22, 8am - 12pm Saturday November 4, 8am - 12pm
Shredding events are for residential customers only; proof of residency will be required.
How residents can participate in the shredding events:
Gather and box up materials such as personal and financial documents that you want to shred.
Bring up to 5 banker-sized boxes to each shredding event.
Remove documents from binders and binder clips (these can damage the shredding equipment); however, paperclips, staples, spiral notebooks and rubber bands are acceptable.
Recycle all non-confidential documents and paper curbside in your blue recycling cart.
What to expect when you arrive at the event:
Volunteers will direct traffic and assist with off-loading boxes.
All collected materials will be shredded on site by Cintas. (You may stay to watch your materials be shredded.)
Shredded materials will be recycled into useful paper products.