Pasadena, CA — Residents and businesses have the opportunity to safely dispose of electronic waste and shred personal documents for free at the City of Pasadena's Electronic Waste Collection Event from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Rose Bowl Stadium.
The event is scheduled for the parking lot near Brookside Park, south of the Rose Bowl, 1001 N. Rose Bowl Drive. Look for the shredding trucks and e-waste collection stations. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in the area and to obey instructions provided by event staff.
E-waste qualified for this special collection sponsored by the Department of Public Works includes computers, keyboards, printers, monitors, laptops, docking stations, scanners, shredders, fax machines, mice, telephones, televisions, flat screens, VCRs, DVD players, PDAs, cassette players, tape drives, stereos and household batteries. Many of the products have parts that can be recycled.
The City also is providing a free paper shredding service at the event to help residents combat identity theft. Residents may bring up to five boxes for shredding by the onsite mobile trucks.
To prevent identity theft, the City recommends that all sensitive documents and files should be shredded, including, among others: receipts; checks; pre-approved credit applications; credit card statements; outdated tax returns; envelopes & return address labels, and business cards.
For more information about the free e-waste collection and document shredding, go online to www.cityofpasadena.net or call Customer Service at (626) 744-4087.