West Chicago to offer paper shredding event Aug. 1

Updated 7/10/2020 7:24 PM

The West Chicago Environmental Commission will host an on-site paper shredding event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 1, in the city hall parking lot, 475 Main St.

Accurate Document Destruction Inc. in Elk Grove Village provides the shredding service. Their totes will be positioned eight feet away from the shred truck and residents will place their own material in the totes. Once the totes are full, Accurate employees will move the totes to the truck for shredding to maintain social distancing with the residents.


Volunteers from the West Chicago Environmental Commission will be on hand to assist those who request or require assistance emptying their material into the totes. Accurate's employees and Environmental Commission volunteers will wear gloves and masks for the duration of the event.

Please note: The limit is 10 boxes at a time and residents must keep their empty boxes, Accurate cannot shred or take them away.

Call public works at (630) 293-2255 for questions related to this event.

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