Beaufort County to host secure document shredding event

Beaufort County's Public Works Department will host a secure document shredding event Nov. 7 in Bluffton, according to a news release.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the public works site at 9 Benton Field Road.

Any types or colors of paper, file folders, or envelopes are acceptable; staples or paper clips do not need to be removed, the release said. Materials for shredding can be brought in any container or bag and will be emptied into roll carts for immediate shredding. All materials will be shredded on site until the containers are filled, the release said.

Only residential materials will be accepted; no materials from commercial businesses will be accepted. No electronics will be collected at the event, the release said.

For more information, contact the solid waste and recycling division at 843-255-2736 or www.bcgov.net/recycle.