It is the time of year for spring cleaning. There is no better or safer place to start than those unnecessary and unwanted documents that clutter drawers and put your privacy in peril.
That is why Broad River Electric is hosting a Community Shred Day on Saturday, April 4 at their Gaffney headquarters located at 811 Hamrick Street. The event will begin at 9 AM and last until 1 PM that day. Broad River Electric staff will be available to assist with the unloading of boxes and bags.
Identity thieves thrive on tax returns, bank statements, pay stubs, and anything else that has personal information. Just tossing those documents in the trash puts you at risk, making document shredding a necessity for business and personal security. Broad River Electric has partnered with Shred-it, the same company that provides its shredding service to provide this free service to the public. Shred-it uses proprietary crosscut shredding technology to turns sensitive paperwork into confetti-sized pieces. Shred-it will be set up with their mobile unit to shred your documents while you watch. Only paper materials will be accepted.
In addition to the shredding of personal documents, area residents can also safely dispose of their outdated and unneeded prescription drugs and medicines.
Proper prescription drug disposal is just as important. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Many abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. Just flushing unused medicine down the toilet or throwing it away are potential safety and health hazards. Representatives from the Cherokee County Drug and Alcohol Commission and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office will be at the event to assure proper disposal.
Saturday, April 4, 2020, 9 AM-1 PM
Broad River Electric Cooperative
811 Hamrick Street
Gaffney, SC 29342