The Cambridge Consumers’ Council offers free document shredding from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 17 in front of City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

Members of the public can dispose of personal and confidential paper documents securely and on the spot in a mobile shredding truck. Local officials from the council, U.S. Postal Service, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office will provide information on consumer rights and safety and help residents dispose of unwanted records safely.

Limited parking for drop-off only is to be available on Massachusetts Avenue and Bigelow Street. Call Patrick Williams with questions at (617) 349-6150 or send email to consumer@cambridgema.gov.