These are the only paper shredders you should consider.

Sep 27, 2018

Why? We combine recommendations from sources you trust like Wirecutter and The Spruce, and combine them with Amazon reviews to make your buying decision a no brainer.

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AmazonBasics 12-Sheet High-Security Micro-Cut Paper, CD, and Credit Card Shredder with Pullout Basket

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$29.98

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How do we know these are the best paper shredders?

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Best Paper Shredders - AmazonBasics 12-Sheet High-Security Micro-Cut Paper, CD, and Credit Card Shredder with Pullout Basket

AmazonBasics 12-Sheet High-Security Micro-Cut Paper, CD, and Credit Card Shredder with Pullout Basket

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AmazonBasics 6-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder

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AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder

AmazonBasics 8-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder

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$34.98

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AmazonBasics 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper/CD/Credit Card Shredder

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