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Date:
February 3, 2024
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Details:
9 AM to 11 AM
Location:
Shenandoah Park
Address:
14601 SW 14th Street
Davie, FL 33325
Cost:
Free
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Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Drop-Off

Saturday, February 3, 2024

The Town of Davie will host three free shred-a-thon and prescription drug drop-off events for Davie residents to safely dispose of private documents with sensitive information and unwanted prescription drugs.

SAVE THE DATE: 2024 TOWN OF DAVIE SHRED-A-THON AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP-OFF EVENTS


DAVIE, Fla. – The Town of Davie will host three free shred-a-thon and prescription drug drop-off events for Davie residents. 

The 2024 event dates and locations are:

  • Saturday, February 3, 2024 - Shenandoah Park, 14452 Shenandoah Parkway from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, June 15, 2024 – Pine Island Park/Bamford Sports Complex, 3801 S. Pine Island Rd. from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 16, 2024 - Pine Island Park/Bamford Sports Complex, 3801 S. Pine Island Rd. from 9 to 11 a.m.

Shredding Guidelines

Residents can bring up to five standard-sized boxes (15x12x10) per vehicle for shredding. 

Accepted items for shredding include, but are not limited to:

  • Pay stubs
  • Canceled checks
  • Financial and credit card statements
  • Bill statements
  • Old tax filings
  • Social Security numbers

Items NOT accepted for shredding include, but are not limited to:

  • Binders
  • Metal hanging folders
  • Binder clips
  • Plastic bags

Shredding personal or sensitive documents can help prevent personal information from falling into the wrong hands. 

Prescription Guidelines

The prescription drug drop-off event allows residents to properly dispose of unwanted prescription drugs per federal and state laws and regulations. 

Accepted prescription items for disposal include, but are not limited to:

  • Prescription medications and samples
  • All over-the-counter medications
  • Vitamins
  • Pet medications
  • Medicated ointment tubes
  • Liquid medication in leakproof containers

Items NOT acceptable for prescription disposal include, but are not limited to:

  • Thermometers/Sharps/Syringes
  • Bloody or infectious waste
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Aerosol cans
  • IV bags
  • Inhalers
  • EpiPens

Businesses are prohibited from using this event to shred documents. In addition, medical institutions such as nursing homes, doctor’s offices, or other healthcare facilities are prohibited from using this event to dispose of prescriptions.

Businesses are prohibited from using this event to shred documents. In addition, medical institutions such as nursing homes, doctor’s offices, or other healthcare facilities are prohibited from using this event to dispose of prescriptions.

To participate in this event, residents must bring proof of Davie residency (photo ID and a document that shows their official address, such as a tax bill, a TRIM notice, voter registration, utility bill, or another official government-issued document). 

Residents attending the event must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Always stay in your vehicle.
  • Place documents for shredding in the trunk or the vehicle's cargo area. Staff will unload your vehicle.
  • Have the trunk/cargo area unlocked or have the ability to open/unlock from the inside of your vehicle to limit interaction.
  • Please be sure to remove any items not intended for disposal.

For more information or to view additional event dates, visit www.davie-fl.gov/wasteandrecycling or email [email protected].

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