PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. –April 16, 2018The Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division is hosting a free paper shredding event for county residentsSaturday, April 28. The event will be held at Northern High School located at 2950 Chaneyville Road, Owings from8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. The shred event helps prevent identity theft by destroying confidential or sensitive documents.

All paper must be removed from plastic bags and cardboard boxes. Paper clips and staples are acceptable. Binders and binder clips are not acceptable. There is no limit per resident, and proof of residency is required. Certificates of destruction will be provided if requested. Businesses are prohibited from this event.

For information about this event, call the Calvert County Solid Waste Division at 410-326-0210 or