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FREE Shred Day!

Saturday, April 8th, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Join us at one of the following Washington Trust branch locations for a Community Shred Day! Support your local food bank and bring a jar of peanut butter to donate to our annual peanut butter drive.

  • Providence, RI - 229 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02906
  • Westerly, RI - 126 Franklin Street, Westerly, RI 02891
  • Johnston, RI - 1383 Atwood Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919
  • North Kingstown, RI - 7625 Post Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852
  • Narragansett, RI - 20 Point Judith Road, Narragansett, RI 02882
  • East Providence, RI - 587 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914
  • Richmond, RI - 1200 Main Street, Wyoming, RI 02898
  • Warwick, RI - 236 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI 02886

How much can be shredded?

There is a 2 box maximum per person.

Will my documents be shredded on site?

Yes, all documents will be shredded in the truck on site in front of you.

What can be shredded?

All paper, including: Invoices, timecards, contracts, tax returns, insurance records, legal documents, leases, computer printouts, customer lists, sales figures, sealed bids, statements, balance sheets, personnel records, newspapers, magazines, junk mail

Staples, rubber bands, folders, paper clips do NOT need to be removed!

Please no food waste, paper plates or paper towels.

If you are unsure of an item, please call Shred-it at (781) 784-2350.

What to Toss and When

Bank statements, credit card bills, canceled checks and other documents can be useful for tax purposes, as proof of a transaction or payment, or for other reasons. But how long should you keep them? Learn more

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Once identity thieves have your personal information, they can drain your bank account, run up charges on your credit cards, open new utility accounts, or get medical treatment on your health insurance. Learn more

For more information about our Shred Day, contact our Customer Solutions Center at (800) 475-2265 or by email at .