Free document shredding for Chatham residents on Nov. 21

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Solid Waste & Recycling division is holding a free document shredding event for Chatham County residents.

photo by John Evans

The document shredding event will take place, Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Solid Waste & Recycling Main Facility on 28 County Services Road in Pittsboro.

Chatham County residents can bring up to three boxes or bags of documents from their household for free shredding. This service provides an opportunity for residents to safely destroy and recycle old tax records, credit card statements, and other personal documents.

Note: Due to coronavirus, staff will NOT be able to unload documents for you. You will need to unload your documents and put them into a cart. Face coverings are required.

Please remove papers from folders or files, as those items can go in your recycling bin and do not need to be shredded. Do not bring CDs, tapes, etc.; throw those items in the trash. Businesses are not allowed.

If you have any questions contact the Main Office Monday through Friday from 7 am to 4 pm at (919) 542-5516 or email us anytime at