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FREE SHREDDING Events in MAINE in 2019!

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.  All of our events will also include safe disposal of your unwanted or expired medications.  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. When in doubt, shred it! Please note: No need to remove staples or paperclips.   NOTE: For residential customers only. Limit of 4 boxes per person.

Belfast: Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10-2PM

o Waldo County Sheriff's Office, 6 Public Safety Way, Belfast ME 04915

Lewiston: Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10-2PM

o Lewiston High School Parking Lot, 156 East Avenue, Lewiston ME 04240


Sanford: Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 10-2PM

o YMCA Trafton Center, 19 Elm St. Sanford, ME 04073



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

Would you like to volunteer with us for one of these events?  Shredding events are fun, too!  Call Jane at 1-866-554-5380 or email for information.


Volunteer Emptying a Bin Bangor
Linda Dougherty volunteered with us at the Bangor shredding event in April last year!



Crew from Portland
We partnered with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office in Portland and shredded over 22,000 pounds in April last year!





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Photos: AARP Maine Staff

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