Free Paper Shred Event

Anoka City Residents, get your personal documents ready for shredding and bring them to our free paper shred event on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Rick Sorenson Park - 2015 State Avenue, 9 a.m. to noon.

Limit Per Customer

Five filled grocery-sized paper bags. Because of high demand, we can only open this event to residents within the city of Anoka.


Old bills, medical records, check stubs, tax records, credit card offers, etc. (No need to remove paper clips and staples).

Do Not Bring

 Magazines, newspapers, carbon paper, laminated paper, tissue paper, 3-ring binders, spiral binders, plastic/metal binder clips, rubber bands, hard cover books, or plastics.

Vehicles should form a line and customers will bring their documents to the recycling cart and empty contents into the cart. Staff will empty the cart when full and papers will be destructed on site.

Please practice social distancing for the safety of all.

Event is hosted by the Waste Reduction & Recycling Board.

Funded by the Anoka County Board of Commissioners and State SCORE Funds
(SCORE - Select Committee on Recycling and the Environment)