This tool estimates the pounds of shred needed for your project. 
Shred has many variables, including ‘fluff’ density... This tool estimates average density.

Fill in all the fields in this yellow area....
including size, number of boxes
& approximate percentage of shred in the box....
(half full would be 50%, quarter full would be 25% etc..)

Length

X

Width

X

Height

# of Boxes

Percentage of Shred in Box

%

Common
Decimals

1/8= .125
1/4= .25
3/8= .375
1/2= .50
5/8= .625
3/4= .75
7/8= .875

Calculations are based on..
1,1176cu.in. / lb on Crinkle Cut
1,400cu.in / lb. on Metallic Blend
1,620cu.in. / lb on Shredded Tissue

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We Estimate Pounds
of
Crinkle Cut Shred
is Needed
(if result is 0 then you need
less than ˝ pound)

We Estimate Pounds
of
Metallic Blend Shred
is Needed
(if result is 0 then you need
less than ˝ pound)

We Estimate Pounds
of
Shredded Tissue
is Needed
(if result is 0 then you need
less than ˝ pound)