Upcoming Clerk Events


Community Shred Day

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Hours: 9:00-11:00 AM
Location: Manatee County Fairgrounds, 1402 14th Ave. W., Palmetto, FL 34221
Cost: Free 
Contact: Email PIO@ManateeClerk.com | Phone (941) 741-4007

Event details: Free personal document shredding and electronic recycling event.

What to Know:

  • Residents may bring no more than two standard-sized bankers' boxes, 12 inches by 10 inches by 15 inches in size, of documents to be shredded. 
  • No drop-offs are accepted. All participants must remain in their vehicle with their documents and electronics until a staff member or volunteer securely places their items into a bin to be shredded or recycled.
  • Paper clips, staples, rubber bands, labels, and file tabs do not need to be removed. 

What Items Are Accepted

  • Documents of any color or type of paper
  • Plastic credit cards and IDs
  • Computer monitors
  • Computer towers/desktops
  • Cell phones
  • Tablets
  • Laptops
  • Hard drives
  • Printers
  • Smartwatches
  • CDs

What Items Are Not Accepted

  • Binders
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • TVs
  • Speakers
  • Cable boxes

Vital Records Control (formally ShredQuick), a professional shredding company that is AAA Certified by the National Association for Information Destruction, will provide shredding services. In addition to document shredding, the Community Shred Day event will provide electronic recycling and hard drive destruction services.

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