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Free Document Shredding Available to Leesburg Residents on Saturday, October 20, 2018

Post Date:09/14/2018 8:52 AM

Leesburg, VA (September 14, 2018) –The Leesburg Public Works & Capital Projects Department will host its next free community document shredding event on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Heritage High School (520 Evergreen Mill Road SE, Leesburg).  The event will be held rain or shine. Nearly 10,000 pounds of documents is expected to be shredded on-site by portable shredding units and then recycled during this event.  Shredding Event 2018

Residents (no businesses, please) may bring up to three (3) boxes or bags of documents, 32 gallons or less, per vehicle.  If all shredding vehicles fill, the event may close early. For a list of items acceptable for shredding, as well as tips on identity theft protection, please visit the Town website at

During the shredding event, the Town is partnering with Loudoun Hunger Relief to collect non-perishable food items. Visit for a list of most-needed food items. Donations of gift cards to local area grocery stores also will be accepted. Donations are encouraged but not required for participation.

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin, Public Information Assistant

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