BECU and AARP Offer Free Shred and e-Cycle Events

Posted on 09/13/22

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Paper documents are a common source of identity theft. Protect yourself by shredding sensitive documents at our free, contactless shredding events. We'll also accept old TVs, CPUs, monitors, laptops and cellphones for safe disposal. A small recycle fee may apply to some electronic items such as printers and VCRs.

While you're at it, consider helping neighbors in need by donating cash or nonperishable food to our local food banks. We'll have a representative on site to collect your donations. 

Shredding will be provided in Spokane on October 15. Everett, Federal Way and Tukwila shredding locations will be open on October 22. Locations and times are as follows:

Saturday, October 15, 2022 / 9:00am – 1:00pm
Spokane Area
720 W. Mallon Ave., Spokane, WA 99201
(Enter at the eastern parking lot at 599 W. Gardner Ave off N Howard St. just north of the Spokane Civic Center).

Everett, Federal Way, and Tukwila
Saturday, October 22, 2022
9:00am – 1:00pm

 -Everett Mall - 1510 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett, WA 98208
(Enter on East Mall Drive and continue around the back of the mall past Floor & Decor. The event entrance will be on the south end of the mall.)

 -BECU Federal Way Pavilions Neighborhood Financial Center - 31411 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way, WA 98003 / (Note: this is not the Crossings location)

 -BECU Tukwila Financial Center - 12770 Gateway Drive, Tukwila, WA 98168

Discard Details
Shred up to three grocery bags or two banker boxes e-Cycle TVs, CPUs, monitors, laptops and cell phones
* Shred until the trucks are full

Cash Donations
Representatives will be on-site to collect cash or nonperishable food for donation to local food banks.

Additional Details
BECU employees are on-site during the event to help members shred and e-Cycle. Documents are destroyed by Shred-it, a professional document destruction service with a mobile shredding unit. For additional details regarding the electronic recycling service, visit E-waste.

A small fee recycle fee may apply to other electronic items such as printers or VCRs. Shredding available until trucks are full. eCycle accepts TVs, CPUs, computer monitors, laptops, and cell phones (there may be a small fee to recycle other items).

More information is included on BECUs website.

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