Paper Shredding Events

Township Paper Shredding Events:

Livingston's Electronics Recycling Events are typically also opportunities for residents to have their confidential papers shredded. Specific information regarding each date will be provided on the Township website.

At these events, personal paper documents will be shredded on site and recycled. Residents may choose to park and watch as their personal documents are shredded.

There is a limit of 5 boxes per household of paper to be shredded.

Containers can be made of any material (paper bags, cardboard, or plastic boxes/bins, etc.), as long as you take them with you after emptying them. 

Shredding is for residential papers only; home-based businesses or institutions are not eligible to take advantage of this service.

Residents must ensure that documents to be shredded are properly prepared in a container that can be easily dumped into the carts used to lift the papers into the shredding truck.

Documents for Shredding:

All types of confidential/sensitive documents will be accepted for shredding. 

Document Requirements: 

  • No fastened documents, including paper clips, binder clips, three-ring binders, plastic paper protectors or covers  
  • No CDs
  • No computer disks
  • No pendaflex-type folders
  • No hardcover books

No Early Drop Off for Papers

Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding events generally offer early drop-off days for electronic items. However, the is no early drop off for papers to be shredded; papers must be brought the day of the shredding event.