Shred Day

Join Keep Gastonia Beautiful twice a year for SHRED DAY!

**NEW for Spring/Fall 2023, we will be collecting out-of-date and no-longer-needed medications – opioids, other pills, fluids, and ointment to be properly disposed of!  

2024 Dates will be released shortly!


Mark your calendars!

This event is held twice a year. In November to celebrate America Recycles Day and in April to celebrate Earth Day
(dates can vary from year to year so check back for specific dates each year)
8 a.m. -12 noon** at the Gastonia Farmer's Market (410 E. Long Avenue)
**Or until the truck is filled

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Do bring 3 banker boxes (or similar size plastic bins)
Do bring your sensitive materials
(i.e. items with your social security information, bank information, old taxes, etc.)
Do sort your boxes prior to arrival
Do tell your friends and family about this FREE event!

DO NOT bring already shredded papers
DO NOT bring mixed papers, i.e. magazines, newspapers, etc.
This takes up valuable space others could use to shred their documents

DO NOT have items like batteries, thumb drives, or CD's in your boxes, they can break the machine

To ensure all citizens are able to utilize this FREE event, we ask that you only bring personal items to shred,
this event is not intended for businesses.

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All sensitive documents are shredded on-site and recycled at our local SONOCO

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Goodwill Dell Reconnect will accept the following items in all conditions and all brands:

Desktops, laptops, mouses and keyboards

iPads, Surfaces, tablets & e-readers

Monitors, printers & scanners

Flat screen televisions

Home audio & theater equipment

Video games & gaming systems

iPods, MP3 players & accessories

Cameras, media cards, video equipment & GPS systems

Mobile phones & accessories

External & internal hard drives

Power cords, chargers & cables

Ink & toner cartridges

Children’s educational toys





  Click on the picture to watch a video on how
and what to expect at Shred Day events!




 Offices for Keep Gastonia Beautiful are located at the Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.

Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.869.1938 (office)
704.866.6067 (fax)





Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


✆ 704-866-6714

⟟ 181 S. South Street
Gastonia, NC 28052