Better Business Bureau of North Alabama to Host FREE* Shredding/Drug Take Back/E-Recycling/Used Household Item Donation Event

Athens Shred Day

The Better Business Bureau of North Alabama will host a free* community event on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon at Athens State University (enter from Hobbs St.).

This event is offered to give area residents and small businesses an opportunity to protect identities and the environment in a quick and easy drive through set up.  You do not have to get out of your car.  This is a non-contact event.  

The following services will be available:

  • Document Shredding – On site document shredding for homes or small businesses by (5 box or bag limit per car)
  • Drug Takeback – Athens Police Department will collect over the counter and prescription pills, patches, controlled substances and vet meds (no liquids or needles)
  • Electronic Recycling – including desk tops, laptops, tablets, gaming devices, computer towers, cords, cell phones, TVs (*$10 fee for each TV)
  • Donations of Used Household Items and Clothing will be collected by America’s Thrift Store to benefit Make-A-Wish Alabama.  Donation receipts available.

For more information, call the BBB at 256-355-5170.

Other sponsors for Shred Day are Family Security Credit Union and RemainSafe.  Shred Day is brought to you by the BBB along with our partners Cook’s Pest Control, Quest Prevention Services, RSVP, Dixie Pulp and Paper Recycling, Athens Police Department, Athens-Limestone Recycling Center, Keep Athens Limestone Beautiful, The News Courier, America’s Thrift Store. 

Article courtesy of the Better Business Bureau.

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