Free Shred-a-Thon & Prescription Drug Take-Back Event This Weekend in Chandler

What: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO), Chandler PD, and AARP Arizona are hosting a free Shred-a-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back community event this Saturday, January 28, in Chandler. 

Link to flyer

There is no need to leave your car!  The public can stay in their vehicle and place their documents and unwanted medication in the trunk of their car prior to arriving.

There is a five-box max limit for shredded documents.

Examples of items not accepted (but not limited to): binders, binder clips, electronics, inhalers, lotions or liquids, aerosols, needles, and hydrogen peroxide. 

When: Saturday, January 28th, from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (or until trucks are full).

Where: Chandler-Gilbert Community College, 2626 East Pecos Rd., Chandler, AZ 85225-2449

Why: Shredding your personal or sensitive documents is an important step to protecting your identity and your financial information.

Properly disposing of old prescription drugs is key to keeping opioids and other dangerous medications out of the hands of youth and reducing the risks of abuse. 

If there are any questions regarding this event, please contact AGO Community Outreach at (602) 542-2123 or at [email protected].

AGO Free Shred-A-Thons:

The AGO regularly hosts free Shred-A-Thons across the state throughout the year. Many of the events also provide a prescription drug take-back component.

Last year, the AGO assisted in helping Arizona communities destroy nearly 105,000 pounds of sensitive documents and dispose of more than 280 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs. 

More information on upcoming Shred-a-Thon and drug take-back events can be viewed here on the AGO website.

Chandler Shred-a-thon flyer Jan 2023