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Shred Fest 2024

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Madison Credit Union’s Annual Shred Fest is happening May 11th, 2024, at the Emerson Elementary Parking Lot from 8am – 10am.  

Each person can bring up to 3 brown bags/boxes of shred-able papers for a total of 50lbs.

River Food Pantry logoWe will again use this event to collect donations for the River Food Pantry. Last year we collected more than $1,000 in cash, and 489 pounds of food and hygiene items for the River Food Pantry. Hopefully this year we can double those numbers! No donation is required, only encouraged.  Click here to see what foods and items The River Food Pantry needs most.

If it isn’t paper, it can’t be shredded, be sure to check out the list of Do’s and Don’ts below.

What CAN be Shredded:

  • File folders, Spiral Notebooks, Envelopes, Checks, Tax Returns, Etc.
  • Hardcover books (set aside in boxes or next to carts)
  • Paper clips, staples, and rubber bands do not need to be removed.

What CANNOT be Shredded:

  • No CDs, DVDs, Floppy Discs, Hard Drives, Batteries
  • No Plastic Sheet Protectors, Hanging File Folders, Binder Clips, Binders
  • No Magazines, Newspaper, Metal Clips
  • No Credit Cards

If you have any questions regarding what can or cannot be shredded, please contact Pellitteri Data Destruction Division (608) 257-4285.

Event Details:Emerson Elementary School

Saturday, May 11th
8am – 10am

Emerson Elementary School’s parking lot
2421 E. Johnson St.
Madison, WI 53704
(Enter through E. Dayton St.)
Click for map




All documents will be shredded by Pellitteri Data Destruction Division