Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan Offers ‘Secure Your ID’ Day

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Partners Cintas, GEEP & GreenPath Join the BBB to Provide On-Site Document Shredding, Computer Recycling & Debt Counseling

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Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Michigan

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Detroit & Eastern Michigan once again will partner with GreenPath Debt Solutions, Cintas, and Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP), to host ‘Secure Your ID’ Day on October 20, 2012. Consumers are encouraged to attend this community shred and computer recycling event at the BBB Office parking lot in Southfield as an important step in protecting their family’s privacy.

Document shredding is one of the most effective ways to dispose of sensitive records, documents or information. However, it is important to know how long to keep certain documents, so prior to attending the event or shredding at home, consumers should consult this records retention schedule for more information.

Details for this event:

What:     BBB Secure Your ID Day – a Community Shred and Computer Recycling event
When:    Saturday, October 20; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET – MUST be in line by 12:30 pm.
Where: BBB Offices; 26777 Central Park Blvd; Southfield, MI 48076
Contact: Doris Hendricks; 248.799.0305 or dhendricks(at)easternmichiganbbb(dot)org

Event partner Cintas, will shred up to three boxes or bags of sensitive paper documents at no charge. There will be a $10 per box/bag charged for additional bags/boxes with proceeds supporting the BBB Educational Foundation.

In addition, Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP) of Michigan will be on hand to collect computer hard drives, printers, copiers, scanners, desktops, laptops, keyboards, mice, cell phones, DVD and VCR players, free of charge, to be destroyed or recycled.
All shredded paper, destroyed hard drives and electronic equipment from this event will be recycled to protect the environment. Our Secure Your ID Day partner, GreenPath Debt Solutions, will also provide on-site certified counselors to educate about their services and schedule one-on-one counseling sessions.


The Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Michigan is a non-profit organization with the purpose of assisting in the protection of consumers and businesses from fraud and unethical business practices in the local marketplace. In addition to its recognized dispute resolution services, BBB maintains reliability reports on the customer service history of more than 80,000 local businesses and provides consumer education materials on numerous topics. BBB provides its services free to the public and its service territory stretches across Eastern Michigan from Jackson/Ann Arbor through Metropolitan Detroit, Lansing, Flint, upward to Alpena, and covers the entire Upper Peninsula of the state.

GreenPath Debt Solutions is a nationwide, non-profit financial organization that assists consumers with credit card debt, housing debt and bankruptcy concerns. Our customized services and attainable solutions have been helping people achieve their financial goals since 1961. Headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, GreenPath operates 61 full-time branch offices in Michigan, New York, New Hampshire, Colorado, Florida, Texas, Vermont, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Arizona and Wyoming. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC). Our professional counselors are certified by the NFCC, and we are accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). For more information, visit us at

Cintas provides businesses with secure document shredding, storage and imaging programs. Its services are designed to provide data privacy and security, compliance with regulatory requirements and more efficient control and access to information. Cintas serves a variety of industries including insurance, healthcare, professional services, manufacturing, financial, government, automotive and legal institutions. In addition, it is the first North American AAA NAID-certified and PCI DSS compliant document management provider. For more information, visit

Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP) Inc. is a global electronic waste recycler who is fully compliant and licensed with all necessary jurisdictions. We recycle e-waste at our own facilities according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, Department of Defense, Responsible Recycling (R2), and EPA compliance. The material is processed to the commodity level and returned into the marketplace for reuse to conserve our natural resources. Our office is located at 12237 Beech Daly Road in Redford, Michigan 48239. For more information, we invite you to visit or call us toll free at 1-877-433-7498.

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