On Saturday, October 11, the Better Business Bureau of the Upstate will host Shred Day, a national event created to promote awareness about identity theft and protection, in Anderson and Greenville. During the event, individuals and businesses will be provided with FREE commercial shredding services, and will also be able to recycle computers and cell phones.
Better Business Bureau of the Upstate
408 N. Church Street
Greenville, SC 29601
9 a.m. – noon
Bring up to 10 small banker boxes per vehicle to shred.
Goodwill® Industries will be on-site to recycle computer equipment. Accepted equipment includes: Computer monitors, printers and hard drives in any condition. Computer hard drives will be wiped by Goodwill according to the standards developed by the U.S. Department of Defense.
3131 North Main Street
Anderson, SC 29621
9 a.m. – noon
Bring up to 5 small banker boxes per vehicle to shred.
At both locations, BBB will also collect used wireless phones, batteries and accessories for HopeLine®, a domestic violence prevention and awareness program sponsored by Verizon Wireless. All phones donated to HopeLine will be scrubbed of data and then refurbished to support domestic violence victims and survivors.
For more information, about Shred Day, contact the Better Business Bureau of the Upstate at (864) 242-5052.