Killeen: Shred day and e-waste event offers free identity protection

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Your free chance to protect your identity and go green doing it is coming up Saturday.

Photo by Tianna Jenkins

The E-waste and shred day event is happening at First National Bank Texas at 2201 Trimmier in Killeen at 8 a.m.

There will be free on-site document shredding as well as cell phone and computer recycling by Computer Crusher. The paper limit is three boxes or bags per vehicle. Any paper items are accepted.

Electronic items include computer CPUs, laptops, desktops, servers, keyboards, batteries, LCD computer monitors, printers, and more.

Businesses are allowed as well.

Items not accepted are televisions, CRT (cathode ray tube) monitors, any type of tube monitor or TV, or anything containing refrigerants.

For those worried about their personal information officials with Computer Crusher say the hard drives are crushed on site.

The bank has sponsored this event with the BBB since 2011.

Officials with First National Bank Texas say it's vially important to protect the identities and personal information of customers.

The event goes from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.