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Free Document Shredding Event Saturday, September 17, 2022

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City of Cambridge Document Shredding Event. Photo by Kyle Klein.

The Cambridge Consumers’ Council will be helping residents safely dispose of unwanted records at a free document shredding event on Saturday, September 17, from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., in front of the Cambridge Senior Center at 806 Massachusetts Avenue. This event, for Cambridge residents only, will be held rain or shine.

Reserved parking is available on Bigelow Street adjacent to City Hall. Any meter that has a Reserved parking sign can be used temporarily for this event and includes the following meters: BIG-0001, BIG-0002, BIG-0003, BIG-0004, BIG-0005, BIG0006, BIG-0007, BIG-0008, BIG-0010, BIG-0012, BIG-0014, BIG-0016.

Documents will be destroyed on the spot in a highly advanced technical mobile shredding truck and sent for recycling. Please note that this is a free event based on first come, first served, or until the truck is full to capacity. Limit 5 paper size boxes per household or equivalent. Information on consumer rights and safety will also be available at this event.

The Cambridge Consumers’ Council works in cooperation with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. For more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Consumers’ Council at 617-349-6150 or e-mail consumer@cambridgema.gov.

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Page was last modified on 9/25/2023 12:42 PM
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