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Drive-Thru Shredding and E-Waste Event

Residents and businesses are invited to participate in the annual free Document Shredding and E-Waste Drop-off Event at the City Maintenance Facility (1900 Laguna Canyon Road) on Saturday, May 22, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or until trucks reach capacity. We will be following COVID-19 guidelines and there is a limit of 10 standard file boxes per carload. 

There will be a limit of 10 standard boxes per carload or until trucks reach capacity.  For your safety and the safety of others, County COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.  Please wear a face covering and stay inside your vehicle.  All items for shredding must be placed in the trunk or rear compartment.

Acceptable items: Documents that you would like to have shredded and E-Waste, such as Alarm clocks, camcorders, CD players, cell phones, computer monitors, CRT’s and flat screens, computers/CPUs/Laptops, copiers, digital cameras, digital thermometers, display boards on exercise equipment, DVD players, handheld electronics, home-use medical monitors, IPods/MP3 players, microwave ovens, PDAs, programmable kitchen devices, pagers, printers/scanners/fax machines, radios of all types, stereos (no speakers), telephones/answering machines, televisions, and video game consoles.

Unacceptable Items for document shredding service:

No three-ring binders or hanging folders, file folders with metal clips, or X-rays. 

Important Event Reminders:

Materials will only be accepted from vehicles. Pedestrian traffic/drop-offs are not allowed.

Personal information or data on computers and cell phones should be removed or destroyed prior to disposal.

This event is for residents and local businesses only: Please bring proof of residency or your business license number. No other hazardous waste will be accepted at the event. (See below for a detailed list of unacceptable items.)

Please do not bring: Hazardous household wastes:  Batteries, smoke detectors, compact fluorescent lamps and tubes, compressed gas cylinders (aerosols are acceptable), flammable liquids, oxidizers, toxins, corrosives and state-regulated material, household chemicals/products, commercial chemicals/products, radioactive materials, sharps, expired pharmaceutical products, explosives, ammunition, large containers (over 5 gallons). 

For more information, including a detailed list of acceptable items for shred and E-Waste items, visit the City’s website at www.lagunabeachcity.net/recycling or contact the Public Works Department at (949) 497-0344 or via email at lavila@lagunabeachcity.net.