TDCI Partners with BBB Mid-South for Free Shred Event in Memphis

Consumer Affairs
October 14, 2017, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm CDT


October 14, 2017

9:00 am to 12:00 pm CDT


Commercial Appeal
495 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is partnering with the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, The Commercial Appeal, and Shred-it Memphis to offer free document shredding to Memphis-area residents this Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Secure Your ID Day” is a semi-annual event offered in advocacy of identity theft prevention at no charge to local residents. Members of the community can bring up to five boxes or bags of personal documents to be shredded on-site by Shred-it Memphis in The Commercial Appeal parking lot. Representatives from the Division of Consumer Affairs will hand out free educational materials and answer consumer questions.

Documents suggested for shredding include outdated credit card statements, utility bills, investment documents, tax forms, loan documents, medical records, insurance documents, employment documents and more.

WHO:                    TDCI Division of Consumer Affairs; the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South; the Tennessee Highway Patrol; The Commercial Appeal      

WHAT:                   “Secure Your ID Day” Shred Event.

                                Express lane: 1-2 boxes ONLY, line up in the turn lane facing West.

                                Standard lane: 3-5 boxes, line up in the right hand curb lane facing East.

                                For safety, please remain in your vehicle throughout the event.

                                Strict limit of five (5) boxes/bags of documents.  

WHEN:                Saturday, October 14, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (CT)

WHERE:              The front parking lot of the Commercial Appeal, 495 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN

For more information about the event, visit or call 901-759-1300.

To learn more about the Division of Consumer Affairs, visit