Secure Shred and Electronics Recycle Events for Members

Secure shred papers.Community First Credit Union is once again collaborating with four other local credit unions to help members dispose of sensitive paperwork and household items by hosting shredding and electronics recycling events across Northeastern Wisconsin.

These events are open only to members of Community First, Fox Communities, Prospera, Badger Globe and Wisconsin Medical Credit Unions.

Fox Cities
August 15 – 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Timber Rattlers Stadium parking lot, Casaloma Drive, Appleton

Green Bay
August 29 – 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Resch Center Parking Lot, 820 Armed Forces Dr., Green Bay

October 10 – 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Two Rivers Senior Center, 1520 17th Street, Two Rivers

Click the location for directions and more details.
Featured services at these events include paper document shredding and electronics/household items recycling. Here are some important points for each:

  • There is no cost, however there is a limit of 5 bags.
  • This service is for documents containing sensitive information such as financial statements, check stubs and tax records. Here’s a listing of how long it is recommended to keep these kind of documents:
    • Keep for 45 days – Credit card receipts & statements
    • Keep for 1 year – paycheck stubs, financial statements & bills
    • Keep for 7 years – House records & tax records (keep a copy of all 1040 forms permanently)
  • Paper items not needing to be shredded include magazines, newspapers, coupon sheets or any other paper that does not contain personal information. Please recycle these items with your local municipality.
  • Many items are free to recycle. Free items include:
    • Computer Towers
    • Laptops
    • Cell Phones
    • Servers
    • Wire & Cabling
    • Keyboards/Mouse
    • Microwave Ovens
    • Copiers/Printers/Fax Machines
    • Phone Systems
    • DVD/VCR
    • Stereos/CD Players
    • Batteries
    • Washers  Dryers & Stoves
    • Household Appliances Big & Small
    • Anything Metal
  • Items that can be recycled for a fee include:
    • TV’s & Monitors 31″ and under: $20
    • TV’s & Monitors 32″ and larger: $40
    • All Freon Items including:  Refrigerators, Freezers, AC Units, Dehumidifiers, etc.: $18
    • Fluorescent Bulbs (all sizes) $1
    • Propane Tanks (all sizes) $5
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION --- We ask that you to stay in your car when delivering your items. Our volunteers will take care of transferring items for you. Also, for the benefit of everyone, we ask you refrain attending if you are sick or have been exposed to someone who is sick.

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