ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - This year's Shredfest will be held on Thursday, October 12. Many of you have been asking for details. Here's what you need to know:

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Shredfest is open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Just go to the Walmart on 28 West in Alexandria and drop off your items. (6225 Coliseum Blvd.)

Please limit 5 bags or boxes per vehicle. Paper items only. There's no need to unbind or remove staples your documents. This free event is organized to benefit individuals. Both for and non-profit businesses or organizations are not allowed to participate.

Documents are shredded on-site and sent back to the Security Mobile Shredding warehouse on McKeithen Drive. From there, they are bailed and sent to recycling centers.

Last year, more than 30 tons of documents were shredded.

DO NOT BRING TRASH or other non-paper items.

Shredfest is brought to you by KALB, Walmart, and Security Mobile Shredding.

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