San Diego County Credit Union offers free shredding services on Saturday, October 20

SDCCU is the current Guinness World Records™ title holder for the most paper collected in 24 hours and most paper shredded in 8 hours

SAN DIEGO, CA (October 11, 2018)San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is offering free shredding services at the following three convenient locations from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 20: Eastlake Branch at 2280 Otay Lakes Road in Chula Vista; the SDCCU Operations Center at 6545 Sequence Dr. in Mira Mesa.; and Saddleback College at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy. in Mission Viejo.

“We encourage the community to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of confidential documents,” said Teresa Halleck Campbell, SDCCU President and CEO.  “With the high prevalence of fraud in recent years, we are proud to offer this convenient service to help protect the members of our community.”

The first 200 people at each location who take advantage of SDCCU’s free shredding services will receive a free gift. The public is invited to bring a maximum of two boxes containing personal and confidential information to have it shredded on the spot at no charge.

SDCCU began hosting its free Shred Day events in 2007 and has since collected, shredded and recycled over 4 million pounds of documents at no charge, saving more than 34,000 trees (every 120 pounds shredded represents one saved tree).

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions and ranked a top five credit union in California by Forbes. SDCCU proudly serves the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties, including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of over $13 billion, more than 437,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Membership required. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


Nathan Schmidt
EVP, Chief Experience Officer & Digital Channels
San Diego County Credit Union
PO Box 261209, San Diego, CA 92196-1209
P: (858) 597-2504

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