DeLissio to host free shred event Oct. 24

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16 – State Rep. Pamela A. DeLissio will host a free shred event Saturday, Oct. 24 to help constituents safely dispose of unwanted personal documents.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Main Street Theatre parking lot, 3720 Main St., Manayunk.

“This is the final shred event I’ve scheduled this fall, and I’m pleased to provide this opportunity for residents of the 194th Legislative District to dispose of old documents,” said DeLissio, D-Montgomery/Phila. “Shredding is environmentally friendly and a great way to protect yourself from identity theft.”

The event will be held rain or shine. Attendees must wear masks and practice social distancingShredding will be done on-site with COVID-19 protocols in place, and all shredded paper will be recycled.

There is a limit of four grocery bags or banker boxes per household, and attendees will be asked to transport their materials from their vehicles to the bins for shredding. Newspapers, magazines and journals will not be accepted. The event will end sooner than 11 a.m. if the truck is full.

Common types of unwanted items for shredding include credit card statements, credit card applications, bank and investment statements, canceled checks, income tax information, insurance and health records, and retirement or pension fund information.

Anyone with questions can contact DeLissio’s office at 215-482-8726 or email