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WSLS 10 Shred-A-Thon 240,000lbs shredded so far - Next stop, Roanoke

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ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - Identity theft continues to be an issue for many. Beginning this month, and throughout the month of November, WSLS 10, Kodiak Shredding and Schewels are teaming up to help fight it.

Shredding is one easy way residents can help protect their identity from being stolen, and these events can save folks some money too!

Anything you bring to the designated locations will be shredded for free.

Did you know…

One ton of recycled paper saves 7,000 gallons of water, 4,100 kilowatts of electricity, 60 pounds of air pollution, 17 trees, three cubic yards of landfill, and two gallons of oil? 

Five events are scheduled at Schewels throughout the commonwealth. People can drop off material to be shredded at these locations from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.:

Bedford - October 26 Martinsville/Collinsville - November 2
Schewels 560 Westgate Shopping CenterSchewels 2706 Virginia Avenue
Christiansburg - November 9Lynchburg - November 16
Schewels 1055 Peppers Ferry RoadSchewels 7007 Timberlake Road
Roanoke - November 23
Schewels 3602 Ferncliff Ave.

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