Free Confidential Paper Shredding


Washington County will conduct confidential document shredding at the county’s Environmental Center 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18.

The Environmental Center is at 4039 Cottage Grove Drive in Woodbury and provides residents with a free and convenient disposal option for household hazardous waste, electronics, and recyclables all year round.

Additional dates for confidential paper shredding at the Environmental Center will be:
•    Wednesday, June 6;
•    Wednesday, July 11;
•    Wednesday, Sept. 19; and
•    Wednesday, Nov. 7.

It is open Tuesday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The center accepts household hazardous waste, electronics, and recyclables. The center also has a Free Product Room, in which residents may browse the shelves and take home previously-owned products such as paint, stain, automotive supplies, household cleaners, and other products. All items taken to the Environmental Center are inspected to determine if they are usable products.