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Free on-site document shredding at ReWorks July 12

Published: July 10, 2014 12:22 AM

ReWorks will hold a free on-site document shredding event Saturday, July 12, 2014 in the City of Macedonia from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The event will be held at Macedonia City Hall, 9691 Valley View Road.

According to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, 7 percent of households within the United States reported some type of identity theft during 2013. That theft amounted to financial losses of over $21 billion.

Shredding confidential information to protect personal information and sensitive data is one step towards protecting yourself from identity theft. Plus it is a good way to recycle paper.

“Shredding might be inconvenient, but it's absolutely necessary--and it's fundamental to protecting your identity,” said ReWorks Executive Director Yolanda Walker.

The free event is for Summit County residents and businesses only. There is a limit of 10 file boxes or shopping bags per vehicle.

ReWorks will hold additional onsite document shredding events Aug. 9 in Green, Sept. 13 in Barberton and Oct. 4 in Akron.

ReWorks is Summit County’s Solid Waste Management Authority. ReWorks provides solutions and leadership to empower Summit County communities, institutions and businesses to develop and utilize environmentally sound, cost-effective recycling and waste management strategies.

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