Shred Day Event

Come join us in shredding your personal and valuable information that you do not want any perpetrators to seize. Don’t miss out on your chance to get rid of those piles of vulnerable papers!

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Shred Day

Avoid the Dread and Shred!

We have teamed up with Iron Mountain Secure Shredding to provide FREE confidential shredding for members. You can bring up to three file boxes of personal identifying documents such as financial statements, receipts, or old bills. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and have your shred items ready in your trunk or the back seat. We will have our AMOCO representatives greet you and shred the unwanted documents.

**Shred Day has been cancelled due to the continued rain, lightning, and thunder. We will reschedule this event.**

Date: Saturday, August 1 – CANCELLED
Location: Memorial Hermann Hospital – League City
Non-profit organization: Galveston Island Humane Society

If you are looking for a way to give back in the community, Galveston Island Humane Society will be in attendance collecting the following items:

Dog Items:

  • Enrichment Toys (Kongs, chew ropes & sturdy toys)
    **No stuffed animals please
  • Canned Puppy Food (Science Diet brand preferred)
  • Pet calming diffusers and refills

Cat Items:

  • Kitty Litter (clay or pine, non-clumping
  • Small Cat Beds (toilet lid covers work well)
  • Cat Toys
  • Canned Kitten Food (Science Diet brand preferred)
  • Filiway calming diffusers and refills

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Rubbing Alcohol, Cotton Balls
  • Disposable Food Trays
  • Latex Gloves, Paper Towels
  • Bleach, Dawn Dish Soap, Liquid Laundry Soap, Disinfectant Wipes
  • Laser Printer/Copier Paper, Pens, Post Its
  • Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D)

*AMOCO will continue to monitor recommendations from the CDC, state, and local health and public officials.  Please check back for updates about AMOCO’s Shred Day + Food Drive Event. 

Why Shred?

According to the Federal Trade Commission, about 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year and “dumpster diving” or rifling through your trash cans for personal information, is a common tactic used by identity thieves.

The Attorney General’s Office suggests shredding credit card receipts, ATM receipts, pre-approved credit card or loan offers that you are not interested in, personal financial information such as monthly statements, and much more. Below is a list of items that can and cannot be shredded.

  • Bond, computer and copying paper
  • Adding machine tape
  • Envelope (with or without windows)
  • File folders
  • Accounting ledgers and letterhead faxes
  • NCR or coated paper and self-adhesive notes

Paper clips, rubber bands, staples, tape, adhesive labels, acco fasteners, and plastic tabs do not have to be removed.

  • Cellophane wrappers
  • Paper towels/napkin
  • Food of any kind
  • Phone books
  • Styrofoam cups/plates
  • Lunch bags
  • Newspapers
  • Aluminum cans, foil and metal ring binders