AAA East Central will host a free paper shredding event on Friday, June 9th.

The event will take place at the company's Niles branch office between 10 am and 1 pm.

AAA members can bring up to 5 document boxes of materials for shredding, while non-members can shred up to 3 document boxes for free.

The event, according to the release, is aimed at documents which are commonly used to commit identity theft. The list of eligible materials is below:

  • Credit card offers
  • Bank statements
  • Old check books
  • Tax Forms & Other Paperwork
  • Medical Records
  • Credit reports
  • Personal Records
  • Insurance Records
  • Financial Statements

AAA says that all material shredded at the event will be recycled.