Residential Shredding Days

Shredding Events


The City of Manassas holds Community Shredding Events for residents who wish to recycle their personal documents in a safe and secure way.

2017 Shredding Events:


April 1st Manassas Transfer Station
April 22nd Live Well Festival
July 8th Manassas Transfer Station
November 4th Manassas Transfer Station
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What can you shred?


  • Bank Account Statements
  • Correspondence
  • Job Applications
  • Profit/Loss Statements
  • Brokerage Reports
  • Credit Card Statements
  • Legal Documents
  • Signatures
  • Cancelled Checks
  • Financial Reports
  • Medical Records
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Confidential Letters
  • Insurance Policies
  • Pay-stubs
  • Tax Records
  • Contracts
  • Invoices and Receipts
  • Photographs
  • Telephone Numbers
Most Shredding Events take place at the Manassas Transfer Station as part of the Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Shred Event. Please see the 2016 Calendar for further information.

There is a three box maximum for shredding and commercial shredding is not accepted due to volume.

Shredding at Home:


Residents who shred at home can set out their shredded paper, with their recycling, in clear plastic bags. That way, the crew can see that it's shredded paper and it won't blow around when the weather gets windy.

Other Paid Shredding Options:


There are many paid mobile shredding services available locally. Stores like Staples, FedEx, UPS and Office Depot also provide paid shredding services for their customers.