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Troy Township hosting shred, medication disposal event

9/13/2017, 9:02 a.m.
In October Troy Township residents can bring their personal papers and documents to the township parking lot on the west ...

Troy Township, Shorewood – On October 7, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Troy Township residents can bring their personal papers and documents to the township parking lot on the west side of the township offices and community center to be shredded by ShredX. Each resident must show proof of township residency and is allowed to have two letter size file or copy paper boxes shredded. Shredding is for personal papers only. Shredding for business purposes is not allowed. Please be courteous to other residents and abide by the two box limit.

Troy Township will partner with the Shorewood Police Department to offer medication disposal along with the shredding event. Township

residents can bring their unneeded medication so that it can be disposed of

properly. Make sure to bring only residentially generated medication items. No medications from businesses or doctor's offices will be accepted. Use a permanent marker to black out your name or personal information on the label.

Needles appropriately contained within an approved sharps container will now be accepted. Chicago Crime Scene Cleanup has agreed to be a partner and onsite to collect and properly dispose of the needles. IMPORTANT!! Only

needles that are properly contained within an approved sharps container will be accepted. You can purchase approved sharps containers at most drug stores or pharmacies.

A list of accepted medications and more information about the event in general can be found on our website at www.troytownship.comhttp://www.troytownship.com under the News, Notes & Events section.

The Shedding Event and Medication Disposal Drop off event will take place simultaneously on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at 25448 Seil Road in Shorewood. Please note that the event will end promptly at 11:00 a.m. and could possibly end sooner if the shredding truck fills up or due to

inclement/hazardous weather. This is NOT an event for businesses.

For more information please call 815-744-1968.