Lexington's Division of Waste Management, in collaboration with Cintas, had a free paper-shredding event Tuesday for Fayette County residents to safely get rid of sensitive documents.
The next free shredding day will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Old Landfill Pad, 1631 Old Frankfort Pike.
The city will have other free special waste-disposal events:
■ Med Toss Day, to drop off unused, unneeded or expired medicine, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at various locations.
■ Free Disposal Day, to drop off bagged household waste and as many as four tires off the rims, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 20 and Jan. 19 at the Transfer Station, 1505 Old Frankfort Pike.
■ Tire Roundup, to drop off unwanted tires, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1 to 3 at the Old Landfill Pad.
■ Gobble Grease Toss, to bring used fryer grease and cooking oil to be recycled, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 23.
Go to Bit.ly/olqgSg or Lexingtonky.gov for more information.