Three free document shredding events in the next month can help people safely dispose of paperwork containing personal information.
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, take your paperwork to Wilson Motors, 1100 Iowa St., Bellingham for free shredding by the Better Business Bureau. Limit three bags or boxes per person; cellphones also recycled.
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 26, Industrial Credit Union will offer free shredding at its Lynden branch in the Lynden Town Plaza, 8170 Guide Meridian. A similar event April 13 shredded 6 tons of documents, according to ICU.
From noon to 2 p.m. May 10, bring paperwork to Bob Wallin Insurance, 1844 Iron St., where Sound Recycling will be on hand to shred items.
No cardboard, binders, staples or metal clips allowed at most shredding events.