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Fayette County hosting free paper shred event

Scheduled for Nov. 15

shredLEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 6, 2014) — To celebrate America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, Lexington residents are invited to take part in a free paper shred event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the old city landfill site at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike.

Guidelines for event:

  • The event is for Fayette County residents only.
  • There is a limit of five boxes or bags of material per vehicle.
  • Please make sure no plastic binders or binder clips are included with materials.
  • Staples, paper envelopes and paper clips are acceptable.
  • Entrance to the event will be through Jimmie Campbell Drive.
  • Participants are asked not to arrive before 9 a.m. as event organizers will be unable to accommodate anyone before that time.
  • Cardboard boxes will be collected at the event and sent to the Lexington Recycling Center.
  • Donations of non-perishable food items for God’s Pantry will be collected at the event. Currently, the most-needed items are canned vegetables. Please do not bring items packed in glass.