“Operation Secure Shred” Sponsored by Somerset
County Board of Freeholders is pleased to offer residents a free
document-shredding program at various locations around the county.
Shredding events are held on 11 Saturdays through the "Operation
Secure Shred" program, rain or shine. All shredding events are held
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until the trucks are filled to capacity,
at which time they leave and the event is over for the day.
Click here for the 2016 schedule.
Residents from all 21
Somerset County municipalities can have personal documents shredded
at as many free, on-site mobile paper-shredding events as they wish
to attend. Residents do not have to reside in a town hosting an
event to participate.
After the initial county-hosted
kick-off event in April, subsequent events are hosted by various county
municipalities, with assistance from Somerset County.
Click here for
a listing of Somerset County towns Contact the towns
directly for further information.
Documents are commercially
shredded safely, privately and properly by trained, licensed and
bonded document-destruction specialists. Staples and paperclips do
not have to be removed. Residents can bring documents in up to six
boxes, containers or bags per visit and may stay and watch as their
documents are shred. Residents will be asked to take back their
The following recyclable items will not be
accepted: junk mail, magazines and newspapers.
To be notified
about future shredding events,
click here and follow the prompts to sign up for free email
bulletins from the Events Category.
“Operation Secure Shred” events are free of
charge for Somerset County residents; pre-registration is not
required. However, materials cannot be accepted from businesses.
Operation Secure Shred is sponsored by the Somerset County Board of
Freeholders in cooperation with the county
Division of Records Management. For more information, call
908-203-6018 or email
Arc of Somerset County Shredding Services
The Arc of Somerset County offers year-round shredding services, for
a fee, to businesses and individuals.
Click here for details or call 908-725-8544.