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Get rid of sensitive documents at the Lake Charles “Shred Fest”

The Better Business Bureau serving Southwest Louisiana is hosting a Shred Fest at SJ Welsh Middle School (1500 W. McNeese St.) on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. This is a free event and residents of Southwest Louisiana are invited to drop off up to 3 boxes of old papers and dated documents that should be safely discarded.

You don’t even have to get out of your car, it’s a drive-thru friendly event. It is also an excellent way to properly and securely dispose of old documents that contain your personal information. There are a few things to keep in mind: Not all types of documents or paperwork can be shredded.

The following items or terms of paperwork will not be accepted:

  • A maximum of 3 boxes of documents is the limit
  • Paper must be dry and free of mold and mildew.
  • Spiral bound documents are not accepted.

Volunteers will collect your paper or boxes of paper from your vehicle.

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