ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — State Rep. Mary Beth Canty, D-Arlington Heights, will be holding a shred day to help residents of the 54th district dispose of unwanted documents. The shred day will be on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Olive-Mary Stitt Elementary School on 303 East. Olive Street in Arlington Heights. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and Cook County Commissioner Maggie Trevor are joining Canty.

“In my role as a representative for our community, it’s my responsibility to bring as many resources as I can to this district. This shred day is a free resource to help people safely dispose of excess or sensitive financial documents,” Canty said. “Shred days are a valuable opportunity to clear out clutter that I encourage everyone to take advantage of.”

Participants must remove all paper clips, staples and other bindings from materials to be shredded. Cardboard boxes cannot be left at the event and no commercial shredding is allowed. Shredding will be allowed until shred trucks reach capacity. For more information, please call Canty at 224-248-8187 or emails

Rep. Mary Beth CantyRep. Mary Beth Canty

(D-Arlington Heights)
54th District

Springfield Office:
280-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8026

District Office:
12 E Northwest Highway
Arlington Heights , IL 60004