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9th Annual Shred Fest

Protect your identity. Shred your personal papers FOR FREE!

Two-Day Event:
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Starting at 10 a.m.

Arrive early! Shredding trucks will be available until 4 p.m. (latest) or until they fill, which may be sooner.

Bring: • Old bank statements • Old pay stubs • Credit card applications • Old papers with personal identifying information.

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Shred Fest Locations


SATURDAY, May 21, 2016
The Bronx

Melrose - Franz Sigel Park

Grand Concourse between 157th and 158th Streets • 2,4,5 to 149 Street-Grand Concourse, D to 161 Street-Yankee Stadium

Brooklyn
Bensonhurst - Bensonhurst Park

Cropsey Avenue and Bay 29th Street • D to Bay Parkway

Brooklyn Heights - Cadman Plaza
Cadman Plaza West; opposite Clark Street • A, C to High Street; 2, 3, 4 to Borough Hall; R to Court Street-Borough Hall

Manhattan
West Harlem - St. Nicholas Park

Corner of West 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue • C to 135 Street

Queens
Corona - Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Parking lot; 111th Street between 54th and 56th Avenues • 7 to 111 Street

SUNDAY, May 22, 2016
The Bronx

Co-op City - Triangle Plaza

At Co-op City Blvd. and Rombouts Avenue; next to Municipal Credit Union • Bx23, Bx30, Bx38, Q50 to Co-op City Blvd. and Carver Loop

Brooklyn
Park Slope - Prospect Park

Prospect Park West and 3rd Street • 2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza; F to 7 Avenue

Manhattan
Lower East Side - Seward Park

East Broadway and Jefferson Street, in front of Seward Park Library

Queens
Springfield Gardens - Stop & Shop Shopping Center

Springfield Blvd. between Merrick Blvd. and 135th Avenue • Q5 to Merrick Blvd. and Springfield Blvd.

Staten Island
New Dorp Beach - Hylan Commons Mall

Parking lot; Hylan Blvd. and New Dorp Road; next to Municipal Credit Union

Information as of April 18, 2016.


2016 Shred Fest Partners:

  • Municipal Credit Union (MCU)
  • Confidential Shredding
  • Data-Struction
  • LionCage Shredding
  • ShredUp, Inc.
  • Time Shred Services
  • USA Shred


Shred Fest is an annual City event to help individuals prevent identity theft. At Shred Fest you can:


2015 Shred Fest was held on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. Thank you to volunteers and partners for helping Consumer Affairs kick off its first-ever Identity Theft Prevention Week!