Protect your privacy/identity by destroying important documents before throwing them away. Shred up to 12 sheets of paper at once—cross-cutting them into small strips for increased safety. It has a three-function control switch (auto, forward and reverse), and it automatically turns on when paper is inserted. Plus it shreds credit cards, CDs, and DVDs. It even separates papers and plastics as they're shredded for easy recycling. A convenient handle on top of the shredder makes it easy to lift and empty. 5.5-gallon wastebasket. 14 1/2" w x 15 1/2" h x 9 3/4" d. Prevent identity theft—even shreds old credit cards!