Prevent dumpster diving delinquents from stealing your identity & sensitive information! Shred it!

Scams and frauds are on the rise, but Mainers can take active steps to protect themselves and their families.  AARP Maine is once again collaborating with community partners to host free shredding events.  Some of our events will also include medication disposal .  Please join us and bring your friends and family!

Questions?  Call Jane at 1-866-554-5380 or email for information.

SHRED IT! Bring all sensitive paperwork that includes account numbers, birth dates, passwords, PINs, signatures and Social Security and/or driver’s license numbers. To protect your privacy, consider other items that include names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. And when in doubt, shred it! (Please note: No need to remove staples or paperclips, but the following will not be accepted at this event: Electronics, plastic of any kind, binder clips or plastic binders).  NOTE: For residential customers only. Limit of 4 boxes per person.

Linda Dougherty volunteered with us at the Bangor shredding event in April this year!

Get rid of unwanted or expired medications, too!  At each of these events, you can bring your unwanted or expired medications of any type for safe disposal through our law enforcement partners.  No limit.

Your documents will be shredded on-site and you’ll have peace of mind knowing you’ve taken an important step in the fight against identity theft and fraud.

Please RSVP at the links provided, below:

Join us at any of our free events and take advantage of the opportunity to gain some peace of mind!

We partnered with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in Portland and shredded over 22,000 pounds in April!





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Photos: AARP Maine Staff