Recycling

Community Recycling & Shredding

Shredding

Shredding

Every day 4.5 billion sheets of paper are thrown into our waste stream. Be a part of the solution. River Valley Paper offers free paper shredding the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Shredding

24 Hour Shredding Details

River Valley Paper offers 24-hour shredding with the purchase of our shred bags. These bags can be purchased at Mill Paper and the Better Business Bureau of Akron for $10.00. They hold approximately 35 pounds of paper. We also currently have free paper shredding on the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. See flyers for more information.

Recycling Facts

258 Million Tons
of trash is generated in the US annually
75%
can be recycled according to the EPA
$7 Billion
worth of recyclable materials is currently our waste stream
Over 1.65 Quadrillion
sheets of paper are thrown away annually in the US