The Rotary Club of New Milford, in partnership with Secure Eco Shred Inc., will host a spring document shredding day Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will take place in Lore's Plaza parking lot on Route 7 South.

Residents and businesses are invited to bring documents such as old papers, pay stubs, receipts, bank statements, invoices, canceled checks, tax forms, medical records and credit card statements for shredding by Secure Eco Shred's mobile shredder.

Staples and paper clips may be intact.

There is no limit to the number of boxes of documents that may be shredded.

Assistance will be available to help unload boxes. The shredded material will go directly to recycling mills to be made into paper products.

Staff from the shredding company will handle the documents and will shred them while participants watch.

Last year, approximately 13,000 pounds of paper were collected and shredded and recycled to make new paper products.

This means more than six tons of paper were kept out of the landfill and approximately 145 trees weren't cut down.

The cost is $10 per standard copy paper-type box; larger boxes will cost a little more.

Proceeds will benefit Rotary Club projects.

For more information, or to register for more than 25 boxes, call 860-350-2225.