Iowans shred 38 tons of documents at Veridian Credit Union’s Community Shred Days

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Andrea Hudnut

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Iowans shred 38 tons of documents at Veridian Credit Union’s Community Shred Days

WATERLOO, Iowa (May 21, 2019): More than 3,000 Iowans shredded 76,683 pounds of unwanted, sensitive documents at Veridian Credit Union’s Community Shred Day events across Iowa on May 11 and 18. Mobile shred trucks from Shred-it were stationed at event sites in Ankeny, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Waterloo.

“Community Shred Day is the most-requested and best-attended event we host,” said Trina Becker, Veridian’s manager of loss prevention. “That shows people understand the importance of safely disposing of sensitive documents, and we’re happy to provide a free and convenient opportunity to do that.”

The shredded material will be recycled into commercial-grade paper products, saving an estimated 650 trees. Since Veridian’s first Community Shred Day in 2009, the event has recycled approximately 966,183 pounds of documents, saving more than 8,188 trees.The credit union’s next shred events are scheduled for Sept. 21 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Waterloo and Sept. 28 in Ankeny. Details are available at www.veridiancu.org/shred.

Veridian Credit Union, founded in 1934 in Waterloo, Iowa, is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its members. The credit union offers a full range of business and consumer financial services and employs nearly 800 people throughout 31 branches. For more information, visit veridiancu.org or call (800) 235-3228.

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More than 3,000 Iowans protected their identity by shredding more than 76,683 pounds of unwanted, sensitive documents at Veridian Credit Union’s Community Shred Days across Iowa on May 11 and 18. The credit union’s next shred events are scheduled for Sept. 21 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Waterloo and Sept. 28 in Ankeny.

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