SDCCU is the current Guinness World Records® holder for the most paper shredded in 8 hours

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (June 11, 2024) – San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is offering free shredding services at the following three locations from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 29: SDCCU Operations Center at 6545 Sequence Dr. in Mira Mesa, the SDCCU El Cajon branch at 312 W. Main St. in El Cajon and the San Marcos branch at 790 W. San Marcos Blvd. in San Marcos.

“We know this is a highly anticipated community service, and we are very excited to be offering our SDCCU Shred Day event again this year,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell. “To help reduce the risk of fraud and identity theft, the upcoming SDCCU Shred Day is a perfect way to properly dispose of confidential documents for free. We encourage everyone to take advantage of this free service!”

The first 200 people at each location who take advantage of SDCCU’s free shredding services will receive a gift. SDCCU members are invited to bring a maximum of two banker boxes per vehicle containing personal and confidential information to be shredded on the spot at no charge in the parking lot of the three SDCCU locations mentioned above. For a full list of acceptable items and additional details, visit

SDCCU began hosting its Free Shred Day events in 2007 and has since collected, shredded and recycled over 4.5 million pounds of paper at no charge, saving more than 39,000 trees (every 120 pounds shredded represents one saved tree).

The 2018 SDCCU Super Shred Event, held at the former SDCCU Stadium, resulted in the collection of a total of over 239,000 pounds of paper, saving nearly 2,000 trees. SDCCU proudly remains the current Guinness World Records® titleholder for the most paper shredded in 8 hours.

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions and ranked a top five credit union in California by Forbes. SDCCU proudly serves the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties, including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of over $13 billion, more than 437,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Membership required. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit
# # #