Paper Shredding Day
Greater New Bedford residents & businesses welcome. $5 per 30-40 lb box. Please remove paper from binders or folders. Staples are okay.
The City of New Bedford, the Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District and Doc Shredding Corp. are partnering for a paper shredding day in downtown New Bedford. The event will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon).
Businesses and residents of New Bedford and the surrounding communities are welcome. The paper shredding charge is $5 per box. Each box should weigh no more than 30 to 40 lbs.
The shredding event will be held at the parking lot across from City Hall on the corner of William Street and North 6th Street (enter on William Street).
Participants are welcome to watch the destruction of up to 3 of their boxes of paper. For more than 3 boxes, shredding may occur off-site. Certificates of destruction are available, if needed.
Paper clips and staples do not need to be removed, but please remove paper from folders and binders.
Shredded paper will be recycled into new products such as paper towels.
In addition, the company will destroy old computer hard drives for a fee of $5.
For questions about the event please call the District Recycling Coordinator at (508) 979-1493 or John Lobo from Community Services at (508) 979-1692.