Free paper shredding and safe prescription disposal are offered by Broward Sheriff’s Office for Broward residents.
Shred-A-Thon events are intended to avoid identity theft by shredding personal papers with private information. The events also accept old unused prescription medications for safe disposal. In fact, incentives are offered for turning in prescriptions.
The reward is a $5 gift card, one per family while supplies last.
Events are offered occasionally at different venue, including
- 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. May 7 @ Weston BSO District Office, 17300 Royal Palm Boulevard, Weston 33326
- 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. May 21 @ Cooper City District Office, 10580 Stirling Road, Cooper City
For shredding, drop off a maximum of 2 boxes per vehicle, within specific size guidelines. Up to 16 inches length, 12 inches width, 12 inches height.
For information, phone 954-831-8902 or log onto the website.
Other Useful Resources
- Operation Pit Stop offers free spay/neuter to dogs
- Florida offers tax-free shopping events
- Florida landscaping: Free resources to enhance your yard
- Free food distributions & resources
- Free food for students during summer
- Ride for free with Freebee in Aventura
- Free online homework help from local libraries
- South Florida farms offer fresh produce
- Free Publix prescriptions program to end soon
- COVID tests: How to get another 4 free rapid kits sent to your home