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Free document shredding & electronics recycling event

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - Jackson County area residents are invited to participate in a free confidential document shredding and electronics recycling event hosted by Jackson County Health Department and Egyptian Electric. 

The event will be held this Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Egyptian Electric, 10169 Old Highway 13 in Murphysboro, Illinois. 

DataLock Document Management Services of Mt. Vernon will be on-site with their mobile shredder to provide the shredding service.

Residents are welcome to bring paper items such as bank statements, medical and insurance forms, personal files, old tax forms, and receipts. 

Paper clips and staples are acceptable, but binders and binder clips should be removed.

Participants can also bring electronics for recycling through the Jackson County Electronics Recycling Program.

They may bring electronics such as computers, monitors, TVs, keyboards and mice, printers, scanners, VCR and DVD players, radios, stereos, phones, and other like items. 

Items not accepted include: fluorescent tubes, incandescent bulbs, washers, dryers, water heaters, lamps, smoke detectors, freezers, stoves, humidifiers and dehumidifiers. 

Items from businesses, schools, governments, and other large generators will not be accepted. 

For more information call Jackson County Health Department at 684-3143, ext. 128 or visit

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