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Have documents that need to be shredded? Join the WCPO 9 Shred Day

Posted at 3:52 PM, Mar 27, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-07 13:06:08-04

CINCINNATI — CINCINNATI — Protect yourself from identity thieves by getting rid of sensitive documents and unwanted prescription drugs by taking part in the Furniture Fair WCPO 9 Shred Day benefitting Crime Stoppers.

The event takes place on Saturday, Sept. 16th, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at five Furniture Fair locations. All donations go to Crime Stoppers to pay for tips that help solve crimes in our community. Please limit to four bags or boxes per vehicle.

To keep the line moving and get you on your way:

  • Please place all paper in your trunk or back hatch.
  • Please remain in your car at all times, put your car in park and unlock your trunk.
  • You will be able to drop prescription medication into a receptacle from your vehicle window.
  • Please be generous and drop your donations into the receptacle marked "Donations.”

Please be aware that you may encounter longer lines and wait times.

What you can shred: All paper, rubber bands, paper clips, staples, notebooks, file folders, alligator clips, blueprints.

What you CAN NOT shred: Batteries, metal items, hard drives, computers, electronics, plastic bottles, glass, perishable items, food, liquids.

What’s accepted for the Drug Take-Back: Over-the-counter medications and prescription pills.

What’s NOT accepted for the Drug Take-Back: Liquids, ointments, needles, pens, gels, or creams.

Furniture Fair locations

North - Fairfield 7200 Dixie Highway (RT. 4) Fairfield, 45014 (513) 874-5553

East - Eastgate 4363 Eastgate Square Dr. Cincinnati, 45245 (513) 753-8555

West- Northgate 8760 Colerain Ave. Groesbeck, 45251 (513) 385-6600

Northeast – Fields Ertel 9591 Fields Ertel Road Loveland, 45140 (513) 774-9591

South- Cold Spring 3710 Alexandria Pike Cold Spring, KY 41076 (859) 572-6800