To help prevent identity theft, AARP Vermont is hosting two shredding events in Burlington and Montpelier, which are free and open to the public.

Workers will be at shredding trucks to help dispose of documents with identifying information. The limit is three boxes or bags per car.

Events will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, in the Ben and Jerry’s parking lot, 30 Community Drive in South Burlington; and Tuesday, June 11, at the Dog River Recreation Field on Dog River Road in Montpelier.

For more information, call 866-227-7451.