Safely dispose of personal papers, drugs at Shred-It in Bedford County

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BEDFORD CO., Va. (WDBJ7) A shredding event in Bedford County will help people protect themselves against identity theft.

A shredding truck will be onsite to dispose of personal papers. Law enforcement officers will host a drug take back as well, to safely dispose of old prescriptions.

You can also bring your children to have free IDs made in case of a missing child emergency.

The Bedford County Animal Shelter is bringing animals available for adoption.

Event organizers ask that attendees donate canned food for local missions or pet food for the animal shelter.

Here are the dates and locations for the Shred-It event:

March 25
Bedford - Westgate Shopping Center
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

April 22
Forest - Old Food Lion parking lot; Rt. 221 and Perrowville Rd.
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

May 6
Moneta - Food Lion; Rt. 122
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.