9th Annual Shred Fest
Protect your identity. Shred your personal papers FOR FREE!
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.
Shred Fest Locations
SATURDAY, May 21, 2016
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
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
West Harlem - St. Nicholas Park
Corner of West 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue • C to 135 Street
Corona - Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Parking lot; 111th Street between 54th and 56th Avenues • 7 to 111 Street
SUNDAY, May 22, 2016
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
Park Slope - Prospect Park
Prospect Park West and 3rd Street • 2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza; F to 7 Avenue
Lower East Side - Seward Park
East Broadway and Jefferson Street, in front of Seward Park Library
Springfield Gardens - Stop & Shop Shopping Center
Springfield Blvd. between Merrick Blvd. and 135th Avenue • Q5 to Merrick Blvd. and Springfield Blvd.
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
- 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:
- Safely shred personal papers for free using shredding trucks
- Get free identity theft prevention tips. Download consumer tips (in PDF) in:
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