Smith-Wade-El to hold free community shred event Aug. 12

LANCASTER, July 24 – State Rep. Ismail Smith-Wade-El, D-Lancaster, will host a free shredding event from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12.

The event will take place at the Elizabeth R. Martin School, 2000 Wabank Road. 

Residents may bring up to three bankers boxes of documents containing personal information.

Electronics and trash will not be accepted at this event.

“My FREE Community Shredding Event is a great opportunity for residents to declutter their homes and safely dispose of personal information in an environmentally friendly way,” Smith-Wade-El said. “I cannot stress enough that this shredding event is one of best ways to ensure that your confidential and sensitive documents are properly disposed of and your information is not used without your knowledge. I encourage everyone in the 49th District to take advantage of this free event to protect their privacy.”

Pre-registration is required. Residents can either email their name and address to or call Smith-Wade-El’s district office at 717-283-4218.