Quickly shred up to 12 sheets. As the basket fills, simply unlock tabs, remove power cord and push down on the shredder head to compact the paper shreds! That means you won't have to empty it as often. Automatic forward and manual reverse mode reduce the risk of jams. Also shreds staples and credit cards. 5.6 gallon waste bin with "full" indicator. 13 1/4" w x 17 1/4" h x 8" d.