Community shredding events recently hosted by Canandaigua National Bank and Trust Co. collected 33,940 pounds of material, equal to 16.97 tons, according to a release from the bank.

Community shredding events recently hosted by Canandaigua National Bank and Trust Co. collected 33,940 pounds of material, equal to 16.97 tons, according to a release from the bank.
CNB partnered with Eco Green Park, in Rochester, to collect and shred the documents during the events held at several bank sites. Paper at each site was collected and weighed in pounds: Brighton bank office collected 11,420 pounds; the Lakeshore office, 10,020 pounds; and the Greece-Latta and Long Pond Bank Office, 12,500 pounds.
According to a summary from Eco Green Park, the results saved 288 trees, 118,790 gallons of water, 69,577 kilowatts of energy, 85 cubic yards of landfill and kept 1,018 pounds of pollutants out of the atmosphere.
The total financial value of the materials saved was $87,440, according to the release, which attributed the estimated figures from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency calculations and actual prices from wholesale suppliers of paper, electric, water and landfill companies.