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Oregon State Credit Union in the community

Thanks to all who come to our free Shred Day events each year. You can see below that the results from our events add up. Good for members and the community, good for the environment. Return to main Shred Day page here.


2017


Results of Corvallis Shred Day 6/10/17

Photo Shred-Day and food share Oregon State Credit Union

Above: Double duty: A volunteer
takes a food share contribution as
cars line up for free document shredding.

Material processed

  • 23,190 pounds collected, equal to 11.59 tons processed.
Number Resource saved
187 Trees
77,000 Gallons of water
869 Gallons of oil
660 Cubic yards of air pollution
36 Cubic yards of landfill

Food share contributions at this event

  • 958 pounds of food collected
  • $209 contributed, $250 matched by Oregon State Credit Union
  • Total: $459. 3854 meal equivalent.

Results of Albany Shred Day 4/22/17

Photo Albany Shred Day April 2017 | Oregon State Credit Union

Material processed

  • 19,943 pounds collected, equal to 9.97 tons processed.
Number Resource saved
170 Trees
70,000 Gallons of water
790 Gallons of oil
600 Cubic yards of air pollution
33 Cubic yards of landfill

Food share contributions at this event

  • 368 pounds of food collected
  • $204 contributed, $204 matched by Oregon State Credit Union
  • Total: $408

2016


Results of Corvallis, Sunset branch shred day October 1

  • Material processed: 16,108 pounds collected, equal to 8.05 tons processed.*
Translates to Financial value
137 trees saved $34,250
56,350 gallons water saved $253.58
33,005 KW energy saved $2,640.40
483 pounds pollutants kept atmosphere $2,415
40 cubic yards landfill saved $2,000
Total $41,558.98

For food share:

437 Pounds of food collected
$606.18 Cash and check donations
3,300 Converted meal equivalent of the above
$250 Donation from Oregon State Credit Union
4,460 Total meal equivalent

Results of Keizer Shred Day 9/10/16

  • Material processed: 12,676 pounds collected, equal to 6.34 tons processed.*
Translates to Financial value
108 trees saved $27,000
44,380 gallons water saved $199.71
25,994 KW energy saved $2,079.52
380 pounds pollutants kept atmosphere $1,900
32 cubic yards landfill saved $1,600
Total $32,779.23
  • Also: 447 pounds of food were collected at the event for the Marion – Polk Food Share.

Results of Corvallis Shred Day 6/11/16

  • Material processed: 9,320 pounds collected, equal to 4.66 tons processed.*
Translates to Financial value
79 trees saved $19,750
32,620 gallons water saved $146.79
19,106 KW energy saved $1,528.48
280 pounds pollutants kept atmosphere $1,400
23 cubic yards landfill saved $1,150
Total $23,975.27

Results of Albany Shred Day 4/23/16

Thanks to everyone who helped make our first community shred day of the year a success.

  • Held at the Linn County Fairgrounds, the event set an all-time record for the fifth straight year.
  • We served 464 vehicles at the event, a 20% increase over last year.

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* Estimated figures provided by Oregon State Credit Union’s shred services supplier and derived from official U.S. Environmental Protection Agency calculations, and actual prices from wholesale suppliers of paper, electric, water, and landfill companies.

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  • Corvallis, OR 97339
  • Phone: 800-732-0173

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