10 Best Home Shredders
for March 2021

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AmazonBasics 6-Sheet High-Security Micro-Cut Paper and Credit Card Home Office Shredder

AmazonBasics 6-Sheet High-Security Micro-Cut Paper and Credit Card Home Office Shredder

by AmazonBasics
What We like

User-friendly design: 3-mode power switch (auto, off, reverse); 8.7-inch paper-entry width; easy-to-empty 4.1-gallon bin

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Product Features

  • Sheet capacity: shreds up to 6 sheets of 20-pound bond paper at a time (no need to remove staples or small paper clips); also destroys credit cards (one at a time, through dedicated slot)
  • Micro-cut shred size: turns paper into tiny confetti-like pieces measuring 5/32 by 15/32 inches (4 by 12 mm); meets high security level P-4 standards; shreds 6X smaller than standard cross-cut shredders (2,235 pieces vs. 360 pieces)
  • Run time and thermal protection: 3 minutes on / 30 minutes off; if shredder runs continuously beyond the max run time, it will automatically shut off to protect the motor from overheating
  • Quality tested: as part of AmazonBasics quality inspections, we test every shredder before shipping it, which means you may see some paper shreds from the testing

Micro-cut shred size: turns paper into tiny confetti-like pieces measuring 5/32 by 15/32 inches (4 by 12 mm); meets high security level p-4 standards; shreds 6x smaller than standard cross-cut shredders (2,235 pieces vs. 360 pieces) Sheet capacity: shreds up to 6 sheets of 20-pound bond paper at a time (no need to remove staples or small paper clips); also destroys credit cards (one at a time, through dedicated slot) Quality tested: as part of AmazonBasics quality inspections, we test every shredder before shipping it, which means you may see some paper shreds from the testing Run time and thermal protection: 3 minutes on / 30 minutes off; if shredder runs continuously beyond the max run time, it will automatically shut off to protect the motor from overheating

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AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Strip-Cut Paper, CD and Credit Card Home Office Shredder

AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Strip-Cut Paper

CD and Credit Card Home Office Shredder

by AmazonBasics
What We like

User-friendly design: 3-mode control switch (auto, off, reverse); easy-to-empty 3.2-gallon bin

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Product Features

  • Quality tested: as part of AmazonBasics quality inspections, we test every shredder before shipping it, which means you may see some paper shreds from the testing
  • Run time and thermal protection: 2 minutes on / 15 minutes off; if shredder runs continuously beyond the max run time, it will automatically shut off to protect the motor from overheating
  • Sheet capacity: shreds up to 8 sheets of 20-pound bond paper at a time (no need to remove staples or small paper clips); also destroys CDs, DVDs, and credit cards (one at a time, through dedicated slot; blades cut each disc into 4 pieces)
  • Strip-cut shred size: turns paper into 1/4-inch-wide strips at a rate of 9.84 feet per minute; meets security level P-2 standards

Strip-cut shred size: turns paper into 1/4-inch-wide strips at a rate of 9.84 feet per minute; meets security level p-2 standards Run time and thermal protection: 2 minutes on / 15 minutes off; if shredder runs continuously beyond the max run time, it will automatically shut off to protect the motor from overheating Sheet capacity: shreds up to 8 sheets of 20-pound bond paper at a time (no need to remove staples or small paper clips); also destroys cds, dvds, and credit cards (one at a time, through dedicated slot; blades cut each disc into 4 pieces) Quality tested: as part of AmazonBasics quality inspections, we test every shredder before shipping it, which means you may see some paper shreds from the testing

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Bonsaii 6-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Shredder, Shredders for Small Office & Home Use,4-Minute Continuous Running Time, 3.4 Gallons Wastebasket, Black(C204-C)

Bonsaii 6-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Shredder

Shredders for Small Office & Home Use, 4-Minute Continuous Running Time, 3.4 Gallons Wastebasket, Black(C204-C)

by bonsaii
What We like

Convenient handle design for emptying scraps of paper easily.

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Product Features

  • 4 minutes continuous running time with 40 minutes cooldown time.
  • Cross-cut paper shredder with max 6 sheets (Letter Size, 75g/m) shredding capacity; Shreds paper into tiny particles measuring 13/64 x 1-49/64 inches (4x45mm), high-security grade.
  • Auto start and manual reverse to clear paper jams; Thermal protection system to protect the motor from overheating.
  • 3.4 gallons wastebasket capacity for less frequent emptying with basket window to see when it is full.

3.4 gallons wastebasket capacity for less frequent emptying with basket window to see when it is full. Auto start and manual reverse to clear paper jams; thermal protection system to protect the motor from overheating. Cross-cut paper shredder with max 6 sheets (letter size, 75g/m) shredding capacity; shreds paper into tiny particles measuring 13/64 x 1-49/64 inches (4x45mm), high-security grade. 4 minutes continuous running time with 40 minutes cooldown time.

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Fellowes 62MC 10-Sheet Micro-Cut Home and Office Paper Shredder with Safety Lock for Added Protection (4685101),Black

Fellowes 62MC 10-Sheet Micro-Cut Home and Office Paper Shredder with Safety Lock for Added Protection (4685101)

Black

by Fellowes
What We like

Includes 5 gallon pull-out waste bin that helps keeps workspace clean and casters for easy mobility

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Product Features

  • Powerful confetti shredder with shreds up to 6x smaller than standard cross-cut shreds
  • Safety Lock feature disables shredder when not in use for added safety protection
  • Quiet Operation helps to eliminate noisy disruptions in shared office environments
  • Fellowes shredder shreds 10 sheets of paper per pass into 2,011 (7/64 x 25/64) micro cut particles (Security Level P-4); Shredder can also destroy staples and credit cards

Fellowes shredder shreds 10 sheets of paper per pass into 2,011 (7/64 x 25/64) micro cut particles (security level p-4); shredder can also destroy staples and credit cards Safety lock feature disables shredder when not in use for added safety protection Quiet operation helps to eliminate noisy disruptions in shared office environments Powerful confetti shredder with shreds up to 6x smaller than standard cross-cut shreds

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Bonsaii 8-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Shredder, P-4 High-Security Credit Card & Staples Shredder Machine for Home Office Use, Portable Handle Design with 3.5 Gallons Wastebasket, Black (C234-B)

Bonsaii 8-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Shredder

P-4 High-Security Credit Card & Staples Shredder Machine for Home Office Use, Portable Handle Design with 3.5 Gallons Wastebasket, Black (C234-B)

by bonsaii
What We like

Convenient handle design with 3.5 gallons transparent window wastebasket, helps you clean up the paper scraps easily and quickly

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Product Features

  • This shredder Destroys paper, clips, staples, and credit card (one at a time), ideal for destroying your unwanted documents
  • Crosscut paper shredder with 8 sheets of shredding capacity (letter size, 20lb), shreds paper into tiny pieces measuring 13/64 x 45/64(5x18mm) and reaches P-4 high-security level
  • AUTO start/stop and manual reverse makes shredding and paper jams clearing easy. Overheating and overloading thermal protection system can prolong its lifetime of the motor and the shredding machine

Crosscut paper shredder with 8 sheets of shredding capacity (letter size, 20lb), shreds paper into tiny pieces measuring 13/64 x 45/64(5x18mm) and reaches p-4 high-security level This shredder destroys paper, clips, staples, and credit card (one at a time), ideal for destroying your unwanted documents Auto start/stop and manual reverse makes shredding and paper jams clearing easy. overheating and overloading thermal protection system can prolong its lifetime of the motor and the shredding machine

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Bonsaii Paper Shredder, 12 Sheet Cross Cut Document and Credit Card Shredder for Home Use, Black(C170-C)

Bonsaii Paper Shredder

12 Sheet Cross Cut Document and Credit Card Shredder for Home Use, Black(C170-C)

by bonsaii
What We like

With ETL certification, crosscut shredder meets the relevant product safety standards and provides consumers with assurance through product performance and safety tests. Note: please read the user guide included on this detail page to troubleshoot issues before using it.

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Product Features

  • Equipped with safety switch, the power will be turned off and cross-cut shredder will stop working when machine head is lifted which ensures the operators' safety. Besides, there is also a see-through window for keeping an eye on the fullness of the 3.7 gallons bin.
  • High security shredder P-3 level meets everyday shredding needs, with added security for sensitive documents. It will grabs ATM receipts, mortgage statements, junk mail and other unwanted info and even destroys credit cards (one at a time) quickly and efficiently.
  • Paper shredders for home accepts documents (up to 12 sheets at a time) and turn private documents and personal information into cross sections measuring 13/64 x 1-49/64 inches which is more secure than strip-cut paper scraps.
  • Documents shredder will run continuously for 5 minutes before needing a 40-minute cool-down with overheated LED indicator. If it shreds continuously beyond the max running time 5 minutes and begins to overheat, the unit will automatically shut off to protect the motor.

Documents shredder will run continuously for 5 minutes before needing a 40-minute cool-down with overheated led indicator. if it shreds continuously beyond the max running time 5 minutes and begins to overheat, the unit will automatically shut off to protect the motor. High security shredder p-3 level meets everyday shredding needs, with added security for sensitive documents. it will grabs atm receipts, mortgage statements, junk mail and other unwanted info and even destroys credit cards (one at a time) quickly and efficiently. Equipped with safety switch, the power will be turned off and cross-cut shredder will stop working when machine head is lifted which ensures the operators' safety. besides, there is also a see-through window for keeping an eye on the fullness of the 3.7 gallons bin. Paper shredders for home accepts documents (up to 12 sheets at a time) and turn private documents and personal information into cross sections measuring 13/64 x 1-49/64 inches which is more secure than strip-cut paper scraps.

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Shredder for Home, Bonsaii 6 Sheet Cross Cut Paper Shredder for Small Home Office Use, Portable Handle Design with 3.4 Gallons Wastebasket (C237-B)

bonsaii Shredder for Home

Bonsaii 6 Sheet Cross Cut Paper Shredder for Small Home Office Use, Portable Handle Design with 3.4 Gallons Wastebasket (C237-B)

by bonsaii
What We like

Convenient Design: Portable handle with 3.4 gallons transparent window bin makes it easy to see when it is full.Auto Start And Manual Reverse makes easy work of clearing any paper jams easily.

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Product Features

  • High-Security P-3 Level: Shredder for home office which can destroy clips, staples, and credit card (one at a time), receipts, bills and important document. Maximize the security of your personal information.
  • Cross-cut Shredder: Home office shredder with 6-sheet capacity without removing staples, shreds paper into tiny pieces measuring 13/64 x 1-37/64 inches (5x40mm) in a short time.
  • Overload And Overheat ProtectionThe Bonsaii Paper shredder will run continuously for 4 minutes before needing a 40-minute cool-down.

Cross-cut shredder: home office shredder with 6-sheet capacity without removing staples, shreds paper into tiny pieces measuring 13/64 x 1-37/64 inches (5x40mm) in a short time. High-security p-3 level: shredder for home office which can destroy clips, staples, and credit card (one at a time), receipts, bills and important document. maximize the security of your personal information. Overload and overheat protectionthe bonsaii paper shredder will run continuously for 4 minutes before needing a 40-minute cool-down.

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Aurora AU608MB High-Security 6-Sheet Micro-Cut Paper Credit Card Shredder with 3.5-Gallon Wastebasket, 4-Minute Continuous Running Time, Security Level P-4

Aurora AU608MB High-Security 6-Sheet Micro-Cut Paper Credit Card Shredder with 3.5-Gallon Wastebasket

4-Minute Continuous Running Time, Security Level P-4

by Aurora
What We like

Integrated single-hand lifting handle for easy emptying wastebasket.

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Product Features

  • Shreds paper and credit cards into tiny pieces (5/32 by 15/32 inches) security level P-4
  • Auto start and overload jam auto-stop feature to prevent serious paper jams allows continuous shredding for 4 min
  • 4-mode switch includes manual reverse and forward to clear paper jams
  • High-Security Micro-Cut with 6 sheet capacities destroys credit cards staples and small paper clips
  • 3 5-gallon wastebasket thermal protection with power and overheat LED indicator

4-mode switch includes manual reverse and forward to clear paper jams 3 5-gallon wastebasket thermal protection with power and overheat led indicator Auto start and overload jam auto-stop feature to prevent serious paper jams allows continuous shredding for 4 min Shreds paper and credit cards into tiny pieces (5/32 by 15/32 inches) security level p-4 High-security micro-cut with 6 sheet capacities destroys credit cards staples and small paper clips

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Fellowes Powershred W11C, 11-Sheet Cross-cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder with Safety Lock

Fellowes Powershred W11C

11-Sheet Cross-cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder with Safety Lock

by Fellowes
What We like

Provides reliable, medium duty shredding and is ideal for deskside use.

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Product Features

  • Runs for up to 5 minutes before a cool down period is needed. Cut Size (inches)- 5/32 x 1-3/8
  • Shreds 11 sheets of paper per pass into 431 (5/32 x1-3/8" Security Level P-4) cross-cut particles; shreds staples, credit cards
  • This items packaging will indicate what is inside and cannot be hidden.
  • 4.75- gallon lift-off head w/ handle. Amps - 5
  • Patented SafetyLock disables the shredder for added safety protection

This items packaging will indicate what is inside and cannot be hidden. Patented safetylock disables the shredder for added safety protection Shreds 11 sheets of paper per pass into 431 (5/32 x1-3/8" security level p-4) cross-cut particles; shreds staples, credit cards 4.75- gallon lift-off head w/ handle. amps - 5 Runs for up to 5 minutes before a cool down period is needed. cut size (inches)- 5/32 x 1-3/8

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Aurora AU870MA High-Security 8-Sheet Micro-Cut Paper Credit Card Shredder Black

Aurora AU870MA High-Security 8-Sheet Micro-Cut Paper Credit Card Shredder Black

by Aurora
What We like

3.9 gallon wastebasket; thermal protection with auto shut-off and overheat LED indicator

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Product Features

  • High-security micro-cut with 8 sheet capacity; destroys credit cards
  • 5 minute continuous run time; auto start and manual Reverse to clear paper jams
  • Shreds paper and credit cards into tiny pieces (5/32 by 15/32 inches), security level P-4. Basket Capacity- 230 sheets

High-security micro-cut with 8 sheet capacity; destroys credit cards Shreds paper and credit cards into tiny pieces (5/32 by 15/32 inches), security level p-4. basket capacity- 230 sheets 5 minute continuous run time; auto start and manual reverse to clear paper jams

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