Community

Join Us for Shred Days!

Event Details

  • There is a limit of 5 boxes of shred material per visit.
  • You must remain with the items you want to shred at the event.
  • Heartland Bank will not shred or be responsible for items left unattended, lost or stolen.
  • Only acceptable materials will be shredded.

2020 Shred Days Schedule

CommunityLocationDateTime
Princeton698 E. Peru St. (Princeton Public Library)Saturday, August 89:00 a.m. - Noon
Western Springs4456 Wolf Rd.Saturday, August 158:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Shorewood700 W. Jefferson St.Saturday, August 151:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Antioch485 Lake St.Saturday, August 229:00 a.m. - Noon
Bloomington-Normal405 N. Hershey Rd.Saturday, August 229:00 a.m. - Noon
Genoa327 W. Main St.Saturday, August 299:00 a.m. - Noon
Champaign-Urbana1101 W. Windsor Rd.Saturday, August 299:00 a.m. - Noon
El Paso99 N. Elm St.Saturday, August 299:00 a.m. - Noon
DeKalb913 S. 4th St.Saturday, September 199:00 a.m. - Noon
Peru925 Shooting Park Rd.Saturday, September 198:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Peoria9010 N. Allen Rd.Saturday, October 38:30 a.m. - Noon
Farmer City333 S. Main St.Saturday, October 39:00 a.m. - Noon
Sandwich200 E. Church St.Saturday, October 31:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Morton179 E. Courtland St.Saturday, October 179:00 a.m. - Noon
Washington130 S. Main St.Saturday, October 179:00 a.m. - Noon

2019 Recycling Impact

Pounds Shredded135,037
Tons recycled67
Number of trees saved1,148
Gallons of oil saved25,657
Pounds of pollutants saved4,051
Cubic yards of landfill space saved203
Kilowatts of energy saved270,074
Gallons of water saved472,630

Acceptable Materials:

  • All paper products. There is no need to remove paper clips, staples, rubber bands, or binder clips; our equipment will shred right through these materials without compromising the ability to recycle the shredded material.
  • File folders. All file folders are accepted, even those with with metal bars.
  • Spiral bound materials. Metal or plastic spirals do not need to be removed.
  • 3-ring binders. Metal rings do not need to be removed.
  • Ledgers. Small metal parts do not need to be removed.
  • Plastic bags. Clear and white plastic bags are accepted. Black bags will need to be thrown away.

Unacceptable Materials:

  • Cardboard boxes. When materials are brought in cardboard boxes, we empty the contents of the box and give the box back. – If customers leave boxes, COPS will take those and recycle them.
    • Small check boxes are minimal contaminant and are acceptable.
  • Black plastic bags. When materials are brought in black plastic bags, we break open the bag, empty contents into the service bin, and collect and throw away the black plastic bags. Clear and white plastic bags are better.