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Schenectady County to Host Free Paper Shredding Event for Residents

shredded pieces of office paper.

Schenectady County will host a free paper shredding event for residents at SUNY Schenectady on May 20, 2023. SecureScan, a HIPAA/HITEC compliant and NAID® AAA certified paper shredding company, will safely destroy documents and recycle the paper byproducts through an environmentally friendly process.

“By offering this free service we are empowering our residents to protect their personal information and reduce the risk of identity theft,” said Anthony Jasenski, Chair of the Schenectady County Legislature. “This small investment in our community can give residents piece of mind and confidence at a time when identity theft is on the rise.”

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Back parking lot at SUNY Schenectady, 78 Washington Ave.

Registration is required. Interested residents can learn more about the event and register at

Accepted Items

  • Loose office papers
  • Bills
  • Statements
  • Sensitive paper documents

Items NOT Accepted

  • Newspaper
  • Catalogs
  • Phone books
  • Cardboard
  • Binders
  • Books
  • CDs
  • Plastic
  • Metals

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