Do you have piles of old, sensitive documents sitting around the house?
Documents with account numbers, Social Security numbers and other sensitive information that are improperly discarded can make you vulnerable to identity theft.
NBC Connecticut is connecting you to spring cleaning by bringing back our popular Shred-It Event.
On Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Westfarms parking lot, bring up to three boxes of documents and have them shredded free of charge.
Westfarms is located at 1500 New Britain Avenue in West Hartford.
Common documents appropriate for shredding, including any document that has personal information like your name, address, phone number, Social Security number, or bank account information, such as:
- ATM receipts
- Credit card receipts
- Used airline tickets
Not appropriate for shredding:
- Greeting cards
Three-box limit per car.