Shred for a Paws Cause


** March event POSTPONED – date to be determined **


Have confidential files and hard drives securely shredded and recycled during the Semi-Annual Shred for a Paws Cause!

The event is FREE to everyone (not restricted to Round Rock residents) with a pet item or cash donation, to benefit the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter.

When:  POSTPONED – date to be determined
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (weather permitting)

Where: Recycling Center, 310 Deepwood Drive

The City has contracted with Balcones Shred to host these semi-annual events, to benefit the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter.

Benefits of Shredding:
  • Protect yourself from identity theft
  • Safeguard confidential company information
  • Preserve your employees’ personal information
  • Preserve customer and patient privacy
  • All paper destroyed with Balcones Shred is responsibly recycled

Sample Pieces for Destruction:

  • CD’s
  • Checkbooks
  • Financial Records
  • Floppy Discs
  • Hard Drives
  • Invoices
  • Legal Documents
  • Receipts
  • Tax Returns
  • Other Confidential Files

Animal Shelter Needs:

  • Amazon wish list (bring printed receipt for proof of donation)
  • Blankets and Towels
  • Dog Toys (Kong, Rope, Rubber Chew Toys, etc.)
  • Cat Toys (Wand, Mice, etc.)
  • Cat Litter
  • Kitten Bottles
  • Pill Pockets
  • Cat Carriers
  • Hypo-Allergenic Dog Shampoo
  • See Animal Shelter’s Complete List

Please limit to 5 standard file boxes and 10 pieces of media per person. Media will be destroyed off-site.

Thanks to the amazing support of residents in and around Round Rock, Shred for a Paws Cause continues to produce outstanding results! The program kicked off in 2013 and participation has since doubled – resulting in more waste diverted from the landfill and increased support for the Williamson County Animal Shelter.

Material Recycled

206,770 pounds

over 25,000 pounds of pet food;
$23,582 in monetary donations;

and a large variety of pet items donated to the Williamson County Animal Shelter!

Thank you for making Shred for a Paws Cause such a success!!




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