Free on-site document shredding, recycling and ID protection advice is available Oct. 19, 2013.
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is inviting the public to a free document shredding and recycling day Saturday, Oct. 19 at the AT&T parking lot on the corner of Plumb Lane and Yori.
“The most critical tool we have to fight identity theft is awareness,” said Timothy Johnston, president and CEO of the Northern Nevada BBB.
The event is designed to help protect privacy and prevent identity theft.
“Properly destroying documents that carry information you don’t want getting into the hands of crooks is an important first step to fighting identity theft,” Johnston said.
Who: BBB with local partners American Document Destruction, Inc. (www.addnv.com), AT&T (www.att.com), Granite Construction Supply (www.graniteconstructionsupply.com), and KTVN Channel 2 (www.ktvn.com).
What: Free document shredding and tips and resources for protecting your identity.
When: Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Where: AT&T parking lot (corner of Plumb and Yori; 645 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502).
Bring up to three boxes or bags of documents to shred, and take home the tips and resources you need to help protect yourself. Documents to be shredded should be removed from binders, but staples, paper clips, CDs and floppy discs are okay to shred.
More information is available at: www.reno.bbb.org/secure-your-id.