Nearly 500 consumers and businesses in the Coastal Bend area turned out on Saturday, April 20 to participate in the bi-annual Better Business Bureau Shred Day event at KIII-TV Studio on Padre Island Drive.
The event gave local consumers and businesses an opportunity to prevent identity theft and help the environment through free on-site document shredding, as well as computer and cell phone recycling.
BBB serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin is part of an expansive network of local BBBs across North America that collaborates to produce bi-annual protect your identity events. The program is a BBB-branded identity theft, fraud prevention and educational initiative. For more details visit: austin.bbb.org/shred