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​Solid Waste Shredding Events & Information

Mecklenburg County provides “secure paper shred events” to County residents each spring and fall.  These events are limited to residential patrons only, and also limited to 3 ‘Bankers Boxes’ of material per event.

The events are held the 3rd Saturday of the month during:


All shred events are held at the Compost Central Center, located at 140 Valleydale Drive, Charlotte, NC 28214.  Events are from 9am to 12 noon, or until the trucks are full.

Help us achieve good customer service by:

  • Reserving only 1 time slot per customer
  • Adhering to the three 12x12x12 inch file box per customer limit
  • Not bringing material in plastic bags. Plastic file (banker) boxes are acceptable.

Be sure to visit: for reservation timeslots. 


Office Location:

2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208


Hours: Disposal Site Hours Mon-Sat  7 a.m. - 4 p.m.


General Inquiries
311 or 980-314-3867