Free Document Shredding & Dehumidifier Recycling

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00am

Shredding: A recent study found that 11.5 million people in the United States are victims of identify fraud each year. The U.S. Department of Justice estimates the typical loss to individuals is more than $4,900. Mayor Scott Galvin, along with the Agriculture Commission and the local office of Shred It is hosting a free event to help local residents fight back by properly disposing of outdated personal and financial documents. Residents are encouraged to bring all of those outdated papers and documents sitting in boxes around the house to Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Dehumidifier Recycling: Get $30 for turning in your old, working dehumidifier! Do you have an old, working dehumidifier that you'd like to upgrade or clean out? Recycle it with Mass Save and you can receive a $30 rebate! Most towns charge residents to recycle their appliances. With this limited-time offer, if you live in a participating town, or can make it to one of the open events, not only can you recycle your dehumidifier for free, but Mass Save will pay you $30 to do so! All you have to do is the following: Bring an old, working dehumidifier to Woburn's event on October 28, 2017 from 9am to 1pm at Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street. This event is open to residents of any community. Drop off your dehumidifier and receive a rebate form from event staff.

Complete the rebate form and submit it through one of the following methods:

1- Complete the rebate form at the event and leave it with the event staff,

2- Fill out the rebate form at home and send it in through mail to the address listed on the rebate form, or

3- Fill out the rebate form at home and submit it online at: