How much do you have to shred?

  • Stack of files.

    LESS THAN TWO MINUTES
    The easiest thing to shred at the Shred Stop. A stack of files is already organized to take full advantage of the 50+ sheets that can be shred at a time. If your files are thin, you can feed the whole thing - folder, paperclips, binding, and all.

  • File-box.

    ABOUT FIVE MINUTES
    A file-box is the quintessential amount shred by our customers during each use. Set a normal sized file-box on the counter and you can feed material into the shredder straight from the box. Rigid sides allow free access to material, and just a little bit of organizing will pay big dividends in speed. We always recommend shredding one full file-box per trip to be most efficient using the Shred Stop.

  • Grocery Bag.

    ABOUT FIVE MINUTES
    A full grocery bag can hold about the same amount of material as a file-box. You'll probably need to leave the bag in a shopping cart, so take a moment before shredding to make a couple stacks on the counter. When you're ready for new stacks, use the "Pause" button to give yourself time to organize. Or bring a friend along to help stack! It's fun to shred in pairs.

  • Garbage Bag.

    TEN MINUTES OR MORE
    A full kitchen-size garbage bag can hold more than two file-boxes of material. We highly recommend you take the material and transfer it to a different container (such as file-boxes or re-useable grocery bags) if possible. A plastic