NEXT POPULAR E-WASTE, DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT AUGUST 19, 2017

Posted on August 2, 2017 in ,

PASADENA, Calif.—Residents and businesses can safely dispose of electronic waste and have personal and business documents shredded at the City’s popular FREE event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, August 19, 2017.  The event will be held in Parking Lot I near the Rose Bowl Stadium and Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd.

Look for signs directing you to the shredding trucks and e-waste collection sites that will be arranged at different stations in Parking Lot I.  All motorists and bicyclists are advised to use caution while traveling through the area as these events are popular.

E-waste items include computers, keyboards, printers, monitors, laptops, docking stations, scanners, shredders, fax machines, computer mice, telephones, televisions, flat screens, VCRs, DVD players, PDAs, cassette players, tape drives, stereos and household batteries.  Many of these products have parts that can be recycled.

Public Works is also helping residents and businesses prevent identity theft by providing free paper shredding during the event. The public can bring a maximum of five legal-size boxes for shredding.  Sensitive documents such as receipts, checks, pre-approved credit applications, credit card statements, outdated tax returns, pre-printed envelopes, return address labels and business cards are suggested items for shredding.

The event is sponsored by the City’s Department of Public Works.  For more information go to www.cityofpasadena.net/PublicWorks or call (626) 744-7311.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 2, 2017  #039-17

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:  William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-7455, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net