Waco spring Shred Day event set for Saturday, May 2

If you’re worried you might become a victim of identity theft, it may be with good reason. Identity theft is a major problem in the U.S. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) showed 332,646 ID theft complaints in its 2014 Consumer Sentinel Network report. Of those, 25,843 were Texas identity theft victims. One way to reduce…

BBB to host Shred Day in Killeen on Saturday, Oct. 25

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and between data breaches, cloud storage privacy issues, and bugs compromising personal passwords, identity theft protection is on the forefront of many people’s mind. Cybercrime comes in many forms–online identity theft, financial fraud, hacking, e-mail spoofing, information forgery, and intellectual property crime. American consumers reported losing over…

BBB Shred Day set for this weekend in Corpus Christi and Waco

Free document shredding and electronics recycling on April 26 Better Business Bureau serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin invites consumers and businesses to participate Shred Day events on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon in both Waco and Corpus Christi. Waco: Time: 9:00 am – 12 pm Location: KIII-TV Parking…

Shred Day is on the way!

Better Business Bureau serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin invites consumers and businesses to participate in its bi-annual Shred Day events in San Antonio, Corpus Christi and Killeen this October. Shred Day is an opportunity for local consumers and businesses to prevent identity theft and help the environment through free on-site document…

BBB’s Corpus Christi Shred Day is a hit

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…

BBB Shred Day events help local communities shred and recycle 78 tons of personal documents

Better Business Bureau fall Shred Day events helped local consumers and businesses shred and recycle more than 175,000 pounds of confidential documents, computer parts and cardboard. More than 155,000 pounds of paper documents were safely disposed of by certified document destruction specialists. Here is the breakdown from the following Shred Day locations: Austin: 26,500 pounds of paper;…

BBB Invites You to the 2011 Fall Shred Day

Your BBB is offering FREE shredding and recycling at the 7th semi-annual fall Shred Day events this month. BBB will be at the following locations collecting up to 5 boxes of paper documents for shredding and recycling. Corpus Christi: Saturday, Oct. 15, at the KIII-TV studios (5002 S. Padre Island Dr.) Austin: Saturday, Oct. 22,…

BBB’s 7th Semi-Annual Shred Day Events

In October, BBB will  be holding it’s 7th Semi-Annual Shred Day events in Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Centroplex and Midland. The dates are as follows: Austin – Oct. 22, 9:00am – 1:00pm San Antonio – Oct. 22, 9:00am – 1:00pm Corpus Christi – Oct. 15, 9:00am – 1:00pm Centroplex – Oct. 29, 9:00am –…