Free document shredding will be offered three times in April in Whatcom County.
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13, people can bring up to five boxes per person to be shredded at Industrial Credit Union's branch at 3233 Northwest Ave., Bellingham.
People also can bring up to three bags or boxes of unwanted documents to Wilson Motors, 1100 Iowa St., Bellingham, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 for shredding, sponsored by the Better Business Bureau.
The Industrial Credit Union will offer a second shredding event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at the Lynden Towne Plaza branch at 8170 Guide Meridian. The same five-box limit applies.
All of the events offer secure shredding to prevent identity theft.