10 Best Paper Shredders
for March 2021

Recommendations are independently chosen by MOOZ’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

1
9.8
SCORE
AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Capacity, Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder, 4.1 Gallon

AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Capacity

Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder, 4.1 Gallon

by AmazonBasics
What We like

User-friendly design: 3-mode control switch (auto, off, reverse); overheat LED indicator; 8.7-inch paper-entry width; easy-to-empty 4.1-gallon bin with see-through window

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • 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 credit cards (one at a time)
  • 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
  • Cross-cut shred size: turns paper into small confetti-like pieces measuring 3/16 by 1-27/32 inches (5 by 47 mm); meets security level P-3 standards

Cross-cut shred size: turns paper into small confetti-like pieces measuring 3/16 by 1-27/32 inches (5 by 47 mm); meets security level p-3 standards 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 credit cards (one at a time) 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

2
9.7
SCORE
Aurora AS810SD 8-Sheet Strip-Cut Paper, CD and Credit Card Shredder Basket

Aurora AS810SD 8-Sheet Strip-Cut Paper

CD and Credit Card Shredder Basket

by Aurora
What We like

CD Shred Size: 1 3/8" wide strips

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • Shreds CDs and credit cards as well
  • Shreds up to 8 sheets at once at 9.7 feet per minute
  • Paper shredder helps you keep yourself safe from identity theft
  • Basket Volume: 3.20 gallon plastic basket

Basket volume: 3.20 gallon plastic basket Shreds up to 8 sheets at once at 9.7 feet per minute Paper shredder helps you keep yourself safe from identity theft Shreds cds and credit cards as well

3
9.4
SCORE
Aurora AU800SD Professional Strip Cut Paper Shredder/CD/Credit Card Shredder Without Wastebasket, 8-Sheet Strip-Cut No Basket

Aurora AU800SD Professional Strip Cut Paper Shredder/CD/Credit Card Shredder Without Wastebasket

8-Sheet Strip-Cut No Basket

by Aurora
What We like

Shred Paper Capacity: 8 sheets of 20 lb. bond paper

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • Auto start/ stop. Thermal protection / Overheat protection
  • Extendable arm to fit over most waste baskets (Max length is 15" or 38.1 cm)
  • Jam-Remover (forward) and Manual reverse for cleaning paper jams
  • Shreds credit cards and CDs / DVDs

Auto start/ stop. thermal protection / overheat protection Jam-remover (forward) and manual reverse for cleaning paper jams Extendable arm to fit over most waste baskets (max length is 15" or 38.1 cm) Shreds credit cards and cds / dvds

4
9.3
SCORE
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.

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • 4.75- gallon lift-off head w/ handle. Amps - 5
  • This items packaging will indicate what is inside and cannot be hidden.
  • 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
  • Patented SafetyLock disables the shredder for added safety protection

This items packaging will indicate what is inside and cannot be hidden. 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 Patented safetylock disables the shredder for added safety protection Runs for up to 5 minutes before a cool down period is needed. cut size (inches)- 5/32 x 1-3/8

5
8.9
SCORE
Aurora AU1640XA Anti-Jam 16 Sheet Crosscut Paper/CD and Credit Card/ 5 Gal Pullout Basket Shredder, 30 Minutes Continuous Run Time

Aurora AU1640XA Anti-Jam 16 Sheet Crosscut Paper/CD and Credit Card/ 5 Gal Pullout Basket Shredder

30 Minutes Continuous Run Time

by Aurora
What We like

5. 0-Gallon pullout bin with LED indicator lights standby/ overheat/ bin-full/ overload/ door open status

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • Nonstop 30-minute continuous run time
  • Shreds paper, CDs, DVDs, credit cards into small pieces (5/32 by 1-7/32 inches), security level P-4
  • Crosscut with 16 sheet capacities; destroys CDs, DVDs, credit cards and small paper clips
  • Anti-jam auto-reverse to clear paper jams; ultra-quiet operation

Nonstop 30-minute continuous run time Anti-jam auto-reverse to clear paper jams; ultra-quiet operation Crosscut with 16 sheet capacities; destroys cds, dvds, credit cards and small paper clips Shreds paper, cds, dvds, credit cards into small pieces (5/32 by 1-7/32 inches), security level p-4

6
8.8
SCORE
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.

more infoarrow_drop_down

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.

7
8.6
SCORE
RAGU Paper Shredder, 6-Sheet Capacity Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder with Paper Jam Proof System, 2.9 Gallon

RAGU Paper Shredder

6-Sheet Capacity Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder with Paper Jam Proof System, 2.9 Gallon

by RAGU
What We like

2.9 Gallon Large Basket: Suitable for heavy workload, the basket features a transparent window to remind you clean it periodically. Thermal protection circuit auto shuts off the device to prevent overheating

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • Auto Start & Jam Proof: Equipped with auto start and manual reverse design, the shredder is convenient to use and ensures a smooth workflow without paper jam issues and misfed documents
  • High Quality Materials: The main body is made of top-notch ABS plastics, which deliver non-deformable construction, long-lasting durability and excellent performance
  • P-4 Security Level: It shreds paper into 5/32 x 1-1/2 cross-cut particles to keep your information and money safe. Always let the device cool down for 20-30 mins after 2-3 mins continuous operation
  • 6-Sheet Capacity: RAGU paper shredder is able to shred max. 6 A4 sheets (80g) per pass and perfect to destroy credit cards. Note: Insert one credit card into the feed opening at a time

6-sheet capacity: RAGU paper shredder is able to shred max. 6 a4 sheets (80g) per pass and perfect to destroy credit cards. note: insert one credit card into the feed opening at a time Auto start & jam proof: equipped with auto start and manual reverse design, the shredder is convenient to use and ensures a smooth workflow without paper jam issues and misfed documents P-4 security level: it shreds paper into 5/32 x 1-1/2 cross-cut particles to keep your information and money safe. always let the device cool down for 20-30 mins after 2-3 mins continuous operation High quality materials: the main body is made of top-notch abs plastics, which deliver non-deformable construction, long-lasting durability and excellent performance

8
8.6
SCORE
Paper Shredder,12-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper/CD/Credit Card Shredder, 5.8 Gallons Shredder for Home Office Use with Pullout Basket,Overload and Overheating Protection

dodocool Paper Shredder

12-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper/CD/Credit Card Shredder, 5.8 Gallons Shredder for Home Office Use with Pullout Basket, Overload and Overheating Protection

by dodocool
What We like

[ Easy Operation with One-Switch Control & Quality Materials ] Continuous shredding at full load for 20 minutes, high-speed shredding at 3 m/min, effective shredding depends on various hardcore indexes;User-friendly simple control panel, rejecting complex operation, three buttons, ON/OFF/REV, design with two card slots, one for plain paper card slot, one for DVD/CD/bank card slot, etc.The main body is made of top-notch ABS plastics, Solid enough to provide an ultra-long service life.

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • [ 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper,Solid Cutters and Professional Steel Blades ]This professional Home office shredder accepts up to 12 sheets of paper at a time and shreds them into small pieces 5/32 x 15/32 inches (4x12mm), security level P-4. Nitrided steel knives are sharp and broken quickly and efficiently break paper to pieces,tiny pieces for superior security on highly confidential documents to help keep your information safe.
  • [ Provides Powerful Side Shredding,Destroys credit cards and CDs/DVDs ] With advanced blades Knives made of nitrided steel are durable and carefully processed.Shreds paper, clips, staples, credit card (one at a time), bills,ATM receipts, pay stubs, junk mail and other inportant and important document meets your diverse home and small office needs. tiny and unreadable particles increasing sensitive data security for personal.
  • [ Overload and Overheat System & Auto Shut-Off &Paper Jam Protection System ] The main body is covered with a multi-dimensional sensor with intelligent thermal protection. The shredder will automatically shut off to protect the motor if it runs continuously beyond its maximum run time and begins to over-heat.The Reverse function makes it possible to retrieve un-shredded or partially shredded documents, making it easier to avoid frustrating paper jams.
  • [ 5.8 Gallons Cut Shredder suitable for Home Office use ]Personal office shredder, home office choice to solve the cumbersome problem of large shredder, can be used as a trash can, more convenient.Cut shredder is equip with pullout bin which can hold up to 5.8 gallons of waste. It also has a small transparent window, allowing you to easily know when it is time to empty it.

[ 5.8 gallons cut shredder suitable for home office use ]personal office shredder, home office choice to solve the cumbersome problem of large shredder, can be used as a trash can, more convenient.cut shredder is equip with pullout bin which can hold up to 5.8 gallons of waste. it also has a small transparent window, allowing you to easily know when it is time to empty it. [ provides powerful side shredding,destroys credit cards and cds/dvds ] with advanced blades knives made of nitrided steel are durable and carefully processed.shreds paper, clips, staples, credit card (one at a time), bills,atm receipts, pay stubs, junk mail and other inportant and important document meets your diverse home and small office needs. tiny and unreadable particles increasing sensitive data security for personal. [ 12-sheet cross-cut paper,solid cutters and professional steel blades ]this professional home office shredder accepts up to 12 sheets of paper at a time and shreds them into small pieces 5/32 x 15/32 inches (4x12mm), security level p-4. nitrided steel knives are sharp and broken quickly and efficiently break paper to pieces,tiny pieces for superior security on highly confidential documents to help keep your information safe. [ overload and overheat system & auto shut-off &paper jam protection system ] the main body is covered with a multi-dimensional sensor with intelligent thermal protection. the shredder will automatically shut off to protect the motor if it runs continuously beyond its maximum run time and begins to over-heat.the reverse function makes it possible to retrieve un-shredded or partially shredded documents, making it easier to avoid frustrating paper jams.

9
8.6
SCORE
Aurora AU1415XA 14-Sheet Crosscut Paper/CD and Credit Card Shredder/ 5-Gallon pullout Basket/ 10 Minutes Continuous Run Time

Aurora AU1415XA 14-Sheet Crosscut Paper/CD and Credit Card Shredder/ 5-Gallon pullout Basket/ 10 Minutes Continuous Run Time

by Aurora
What We like

5. 0-Gallon pullout bin with LED indicator lights standby/ overheat/ bin-full/ overload/ door open status

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • High security crosscut with 14 sheet capacities; destroys CDs, DVDs, credit cards and small paper clips
  • Shreds paper, CDs, DVDs, credit cards into small pieces (5/32 by 1-7/32 inches), security level P-4
  • Nonstop 10-minute continuous run time
  • Overload protection prevents serious paper jam, quiet operation

Nonstop 10-minute continuous run time High security crosscut with 14 sheet capacities; destroys cds, dvds, credit cards and small paper clips Shreds paper, cds, dvds, credit cards into small pieces (5/32 by 1-7/32 inches), security level p-4 Overload protection prevents serious paper jam, quiet operation

10
8.6
SCORE
Aurora AS890C 8-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper/Credit Card Shredder with Basket

Aurora AS890C 8-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper/Credit Card Shredder with Basket

by Aurora
What We like

Measures 12 x 7 x 16 inches

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • 8-sheet capacity
  • Shreds credit cards, paper clips and staples
  • Crosscut paper and credit card shredder destroys your sensitive documents
  • 8.7-inch throat width

Shreds credit cards, paper clips and staples Crosscut paper and credit card shredder destroys your sensitive documents 8.7-inch throat width 8-sheet capacity

expand_less

I Agree
We use cookies to enhance and personalise your experience with us by collecting information about the pages you visit and actions taken on the site. More details