Did you know that protecting your identity is largely in your own hands? Fifty-six percent of identity theft victims traced the theft to something that was stolen from their own possession. So here’s the first rule: If you don’t need it, shred it – responsibly.
Your BBB is here to help! On Saturday, October 15th, Better Business Bureau will host a free community event to help protect individuals from identity theft. Consumers and businesses are encouraged to bring old financial statements, IRS tax records, credit card offers, or anything that lists personal information to be commercially shred onsite.
Event will be from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Dover Buehlers parking lot located at 3000 N Wooster Ave, Dover, OH 44622, just off I-77 at the Schneider’s Crossing Rd exit.
E-cycling will also be available, with the following electronic items accepted: Batteries (no alkaline), Cable, Cell Phones, Circuit Boards, Computers, Fluorescent Light Bulbs*, Game Consoles, Ink & Toner Cartridges, IT Equipment, Keyboards, Laptops, Mice, Modems, Monitors*, MP3 Players, Phone Systems, Printers, Routers, Satellite Boxes & Dishes, Servers, Speakers, Telecom Equipment, Televisions*, UPS Units, Video Games and Wire.
* Disposal Fees: Fluorescent Light bulbs - $1.00 for 4 feet or smaller, $2.00 for 8 feet
Monitors and TV’s with glass tube - $20.00 disposal fee
There is no charge for this event, however monetary donations to the BBB Charitable and Educational Fund are welcome and appreciated in order to continue to provide this service. The event will be held rain or shine.
For more information, visit bit.ly/bbbshredevents or call 330-454-9401. The event is brought to you by your local Better Business Bureau Charitable & Educational Fund, Inc. and sponsored by Rea & Associates and The Times-Reporter.