Daley to host free paper shredding event Saturday, Oct. 15

CONSHOHOCKEN, Oct. 11 – State Rep. Mary Jo Daley announced she will host a free shredding event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 in the Magisterial District Court parking lot next to Staples at 901 Montgomery Ave., Penn Valley. 

"This event is always a great success and my constituents appreciate an easy and safe way to destroy unwanted documents that contain their personal information,” Daley said. "I'm pleased that my staff and I can provide this public service to protect constituents from identity thieves.”

Unwanted items that should be shredded include credit card statements, credit card applications, bank statements, canceled checks, income tax information, insurance records and retirement or pension fund information.

Residents are asked to not bring items that include plastics, such as page protectors, binders and checkbook covers; and metals, such as large spring clips, wire from wire-bound notebooks and file folders with metal prongs. Cassettes, binders, plastics, magazines, newspapers and books also will not be accepted.

This event is only for residential documents. Business documents will not be accepted.

Documents will be shredded on site.

For more information, residents may call Daley’s office at 610-832-1679.