Shred-A-Thon and free E-Waste drop off to be held in Solana Beach

A Shred-a-Thon and Free E-Waste Drop Off benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito will be held on Saturday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito, Harper Branch, at 533 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, in the front parking lot.

Participants are encouraged to bring confidential documents for shredding on-site while you watch. Computer hard drives are also removed, punched and destructed. There is a recommended donation of $5 per copy box/bag or $20 for 5 boxes/bags (10 box maximum per person), $20 per hard drive removal, and $10 per hard drive destruction. A certificate of destruction is available upon request.

The E-Waste drop off is FREE to everyone. Bring items such as CRT screens, LCD/LED screens plasma screens, TV’s, printers, copiers, fax machines, scanners, computers, laptops, monitors, cell phones, VCR’s, DVD players, stereo systems, network servers, speakers, telephones, lamps, servers, server racks, plotters, batteries (automotive), power cords, cables, and strips. Items NOT ACCEPTED at the free e-waste events are: appliances, microwaves, lamp bulbs, alkaline batteries and hazardous waste.

This event is sponsored by Proshed security, a locally based company that specialized in secure on-site document shredding and hard drive destruction, and Recycle San Diego, a local company that specializes in complete e-waste recycling services. Both companies have partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito to raise money for the Club by donating their time and effort by engaging the surrounding communities.

For more information about the Shred-a-Thon and Free E-Waste Event, please call (858) 793-7345. Boxes for your shredding materials can be purchased at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito or brought by the day of the event.

For more information on Proshred and Recycle San Diego please visit their website at