Paper Shredding/Recycling and Reusable Clothing/Household Items Collection Events

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All events run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. No cars will be permitted to enter the parking lot of the school after 2:00 p.m. The County reserves the right to close the event before 2:00 p.m. if the mobile shredding trucks become filled to capacity. Events will be cancelled in the event of severe weather--cancellations will be posted on this page by 7:00 a.m. on the day of the event.

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Paper Shredding Events Spring 2020


Paper Shredding Events Spring 2020On-Site Paper Shredding and Recycling Guidelines

Paper shredding and recycling services donated by Clean Cut Shredding.

Confidential paper shredding is available at no charge to residents of Montgomery County, Maryland only (no businesses are permitted at these events).

  • Limit: five paper bags or small cardboard boxes of paper per vehicle
  • No cars will be allowed to enter the school parking lot after 2:00 p.m.

Acceptable types of paper for shredding include:

  • All types of paper such as financial and legal documents, receipts, tax and medical records are acceptable
  • Envelopes with plastic windows and labels are acceptable
  • Papers with staples or paper clips are acceptable; please remove all binder clips and rubber bands

Unacceptable items for shredding include:

  • Please remove paper from 3-ring binders and spiral notebooks
  • No plastic or electronic items such as credit cards, CDs, or computer disks

Reusable Clothing and Household Goods Donation Guidelines

Benefitting several charitable organizations. A Wider Circle, Lupus America Communities, and the American Red Cross.
  • Bring items that are in working/usable condition. Please bring gently used clothing and small loose items in bags or boxes. Tax-deduction receipts are available upon request.
  • Clean clothing, shoes, accessories (baby clothing up to 4T is especially needed)
  • Bed and bath items: blankets, sheets and towels
  • Miscellaneous household goods such as dining ware, pots and pans, glassware, silverware, cooking utensils, picture frames, power tools, televisions, vacuum cleaners, and small area rugs
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, etc. (no encyclopedias and textbooks)
  • Furniture and other items such as tables, chairs, desks, bookshelves, and lamps
  • No large appliances, automobile parts, or construction materials

May 9th: Lupus America Communities
June 7th: A Wider Circle

What if I can't make it to a shredding event?

You may drop-off your shredding for free at Clean Cut Shredding.
14820 Southlawn Lane, Rockville, MD 20850
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