Paper Shredding Event Processes Three Tons of Waste

shredding-eventOn February 4, Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations Division provided Culver City residents and businesses an opportunity to clean out their files and destroy old records safely and confidentially. More than 50 residents drove to West Los Angeles College to shred their confidential documents.The results – 6,000 pounds of paper shredded, an equivalent of 114 trees saved, at free paper shredding event.

According to the Department of Public Works, “West Los Angeles College was a great partner in providing a convenient location to host the event. City staff set up two disposal units and offered to unload the boxes and bags the residents used to carry their records to the event.”

Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations was proud to offer this service to the Culver City community, in an effort to divert waste from landfill. Events will be scheduled in the coming months to give residents a safe and convenient way to dispose
of electronic and hazardous household waste.


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