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Paper - Shredded
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Paper is shredded to protect personal and business data.  It is generally a high grade paper and is recyclable as long as it is not contaminated with carbon paper, plastic, and metal.

Preparation:
  • Keep clean and dry. 
  • Place in a brown paper bag and staple shut to confine the shredded paper. 
  • Do not place shredded paper in plastic bags.
Do not shred paper with these items: 
  • Paper contaminated with food, grease, or paint 
  • Carbon or carbonless paper 
  • Plastic or metal
Why recycle shredded paper? 
  • An average American household receives over 677 pieces of unsolicited promotions, sales pitches, and donation requests each year. 
  • Every hour metropolitan area residents place over 42,000 pounds of recyclable papermixed and mail in the garbage.

What is shredded paper recycled into?
Shredded paper is collected, baled and taken to a paper mill where it is mixed with hot water and turned into pulp.  The pulp is screened for contaminants, cleaned, often de-inked and bleached, and then made into new paper products.  Shredded paper can be used to make new cereal boxes, facial and toilet paper, greeting cards, wrapping and writing paper.

Locations for: Paper - Shredded  

Anoka County staff obtained information for this resource by researching various directories, along with telephone verification. It is not an endorsement of the businesses listed, nor does it imply that the businesses are in compliance with applicable laws. Any omissions or inaccuracies are unintentional. For additional listings, we recommend the local telephone directory. ALWAYS CALL FIRST TO VERIFY INFORMATION BECAUSE POLICIES FREQUENTLY CHANGE.
 
This resource is intended for households only. The information does not pertain to wastes from businesses or organizations.

 
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Animal Humane SocietyAddress: 1411 Main St NW, Coon Rapids, MN  55448
Phone: 763-862-4030
Website: www.animalhumanesociety.org
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Municipal Drop-off Center(s)
 
About this item and this location: Items accepted at Municipal Drop-off Centers differ by municipality. For a detailed list of items accepted, click on the link for your municipal recycling detail sheet under Residential Recycling Opportunities.
Municipal Recycling Day(s)
 
About this item and this location: Items accepted at Municipal Recycling Days differ by municipality. For a detailed list of items accepted, click on the link for your municipal recycling detail sheet under Residential Recycling Opportunities.
Pioneer Paper Stock CompanyAddress: 155 Irving Ave N, Minneapolis, MN  55405
Phone: 612-374-2280
Website: www.pioneerintl.com