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Posted on: April 2, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Free Paper Shredding Event Saturday April 6, 2019 - 9am-3pm at Town Hall

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The Town of Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways in partnership with the Municipal Services Facility and the Department of Public Safety will host the first Paper Shredding Event of the year on Saturday, April 6th. The event will be held at Town Hall on Main Street in Smithtown from 9:00 am through 3:00 pm.  


“Twice a year residents can safely and securely dispose of unwanted documents while helping the environment. The process is seamlessly orchestrated by DEW, MSF and Public Safety. Residents get in and out fast and can go back to enjoying their weekends.” - Ed Wehrheim, Town of Smithtown Supervisor


In 2018, there were a total of 341 families who came down to safely shred sensitive documents in the Summer and Fall. The Town of Smithtown collected 10.1 tons of paper, approximately 19,700 pounds to be safely destroyed by Data Shredding Service, Inc. of Corporate Drive in Hauppauge.


“I absolutely love being a part of this event. The public is so pleased and grateful that we are providing a much needed service to local families and our environment… This year we planned the first event in April. We hope to have a bigger turnout than last years Summer event.” - Councilman Thomas McCarthy


All personal documents, are safely destroyed by Data Shredding Service, Inc. Full-service confidential shredding service located on Corporate Drive in Hauppauge.



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