Free paper shredding and electronic disposal event April 6

On Saturday, April 6 from 9 am to 1 pm, the City of San Marcos and EDCO are sponsoring a FREE document-shredding event at Palomar Community College, 1140 West Mission Road. EDCO will also be accepting electronic waste at this event.

Accepted items include computer and television monitors, central processing units, laptop computers, miscellaneous computer components, printers and scanners, fax machines, cell phones and batteries. Participants are limited to two bankers boxes (10’’x12’’x15’’) per household for shredding and will not accept hazardous waste or appliances.

EDCO also accepts e-waste devices free of charge at the EDCO Recycling Buyback Center, 224 South Las Posas Road. Residential customers may also call EDCO to collect unwanted electronic devices for a nominal cost through the company’s bulky item collection service.

For more information, please call (760) 744-2700 or visit

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