BBB® & AARP® Shred Day: Prevent ID Theft

Next Events: October 19 & 20, 2018

Take advantage of free document shredding at three locations in the Upstate.      

Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate & AARP® South Carolina are partnering together to host Shred Day, a national event created to promote awareness about identity theft and fraud protection. This fraud prevention and education initiative program features on-site document destruction and distribution of identity theft tips and resources for consumers.

                                                                          2017 Stats

Five shred day events in Anderson, Greenville and Simpsonville
Served 1061 cars
Shredded 35 tons

On Friday, October 19, the Simpsonville shred event will be determined. On Saturday, October 20, the Greenville shred event will be held at the BBB office, 408 N. Church St., Greenville SC 29601 and the Anderson location will be determined. All three events will take place from 9am until noon.

Individuals and small businesses can take advantage of FREE on-site document shredding, electronic recycling, and take home practical tips to prevent identity theft online and off.

Goodwill® Industries will be on site at each location to recycle computer equipment such as monitors, printers and hard drives; all of which will be wiped by Goodwill® according to Department of Defense Standards.

Maximum number of boxes per consumer or business is three. Size limit is banker box or same size as banker box. We are unable to shred plastic bags, so please only bring banker boxes. The complimentary shred event is first come, first serve or until the shred trucks fill up, so coming early is advised. Due to safety concerns and to ensure that we are able to serve as many vehicles as possible, we are unable to accept people on foot this year or allow people to get out of their vehicle to watch their paper shredded.  

For more information about Shred Day, contact the Better Business Bureau of the Upstate at (864) 242-5052.      


Simpsonville Event  
Friday, October 19, 2018

Simpsonville City Park
Location TBA
9 a.m. – noon 




                                    Greenville Event                                      Saturday, October 20, 2018

Better Business Bureau of the Upstate
408 N. Church Street
Greenville, SC 29601
9 a.m. – noon



                                   Anderson Event                                      Saturday, October 20, 2018

Anderson Mall
Location TBA
9 a.m. – noon