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How do you destroy a credit card?

5 years ago

I use a cross cut shredder then I separate the pieces and send them to the curb side garbage a few pieces a week, as anyone could still put the card back together after shredded.

I’ve heard some people shred them - then flush them down the toilet. Or run them down the garbage disposal or burn in fireplace.

Now that all credit cards use the chip, the magnetic strip on the back I guess is just for show.

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