"Shred Days" announced in Jefferson County

The Arc of Jefferson County's Recyclability program is holding its monthly Shred Day on Thursday. It will begin at 1 p.m. and last until 4 p.m. It will be held at the Arc's main campus which is located at 215 21st Avenue South.

The recyclability truck and its employees will be on site, ready to destroy confidential documents for members of the community who need these services for a discounted rate. The shredded items are then recycled. The cost is $5 per banker box of documents, $10 per extra large sized box, and $5 per bag of documents.{}

The Arc of Jefferson County employs individuals with intellectual disabilities who have learned vocational skills and are now ready to enter the job market. You can find more information at