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  • Waste King 8000 vs. InSinkErator Evolution Excel 1.0

    Waste king 9980 VS waste king L-8000

    Waste king 9980 VS waste king L-8000 If you are in the market for a new garbage disposal, you need to familiarize yourself with the name Waste King. Waste King is a household name when it comes to garbage disposals and they know what it takes to create an excellent product. With the best warranties on the market, Waste King has a lot to offer. Their Legend series is top-of-the-line when it comes to food waste disposers, so if you want the best, these units are the way to go. If you have a large household or cook on a daily basis, you are most certainly in the market for a high horsepower motor to handle large amounts of tough food waste. WK makes two 1 HP garbage disposals which would be perfect for these types of families: the Legend 9980 and the Legend 8000. At first glance it may [...]Read More

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    Environmental Impact of Using a Garbage Disposal

    Environmental Impact of Using a Garbage Disposal If you enjoy green living and like to do things that are beneficial to the environment, you should consider using a garbage disposal in your kitchen. These food waste disposer units provide a number of great green-living benefits, and are perfect options for people who don’t or can’t compost. Here’s a look into why you should choose a garbage disposal over sending your food waste to the landfill. Landfill vs. Water Treatment Plant When you choose to throw your food waste into your disposal, it in turn keeps it out of your local landfills. Decomposing food contributes to the number one cause as to why landfills smell atrocious. During the decomposing process, the food waste releases methane gas which contributes to the greenhouse effect and global warming, plus an acidic liquid residue called leachat that can seep into ground water. Instead, when you [...]Read More

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    Garbage Disposal Brands- Which is the Best?

    Garbage Disposal Brands- Which is the Best? If you are in the market for a new garbage disposal, you may be wondering what brand is the best selection. During your search you are sure to come across a few top brands, namely Waste King, InSinkErator, and KitchenAid. Dependability, durability, and efficiency are of utmost importance when it comes to selecting a garbage disposal, so before you make your choice you should research which brands provide these characteristics. Here’s a look at how each of these brands come rated and reviewed. Waste King Waste King is known for making top-of-the-line food waste disposer units. Every model in their product lines come with high-powered permanent magnet motors that turn higher RPMs than any other brand out there. This means that jamming is virtually eliminated since the motors produce more power per pound than InSinkErator and KitchenAid. Waste King garbage disposal units also [...]Read More

  • Deep Sink disposal

    Deep Sinks & the Best Garbage Disposal for tight cabinets

    Deep Sinks, Tight Cabinet Space & the Best Garbage Disposal for Them A new trend in house remodeling is the choice of an extra-deep sink. Under-mount sinks, farmhouse sinks, and deep sinks that reach 10+ inches are all becoming popular choices for homeowners interested in keeping up with home design fads. There is a problem that can arise though when you go to install a standard garbage disposal after you have installed your new deep sink. The disposal’s drainage pipe, if set at a standard height, will now be located too high to properly drain the garbage disposal unit, which can cause backups and clogging. If you find yourself with a love of deep sinks, but still in need of the conveniences and green living standards of a garbage disposal, there are options available. InSinkErator, the inventor of garbage disposals, has a solution. The InSinkErator Evolution Compact is designed for [...]Read More

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    Garbage Disposals and Septic Systems- Will They Work Together?

    Garbage Disposals and Septic Systems- Will They Work Together? If you have a septic system, you may have been told that you cannot own or use a garbage disposal due to the negative effects food particles have to the septic tank and the buildup of sludge. This is actually far from the truth. Septic systems and garbage disposals can go hand-in-hand, but there are certain requirements, care, and maintenance that will make the process easier. Here is a look at some helpful tips for creating harmony between your need of a garbage disposal and your picky septic tank. Check the size of your septic tank. The first thing you will need to do is make sure that your tank is large enough to accommodate extra waste particles. An often-used garbage disposal can add a great deal of extra particles to your septic tank, but most modern, larger septic tanks can [...]Read More

  • Waste King 8000 vs. InSinkErator Evolution Excel 1.0

    Waste King 8000 vs. InSinkErator Evolution Excel 1.0

    Waste King 8000 vs. InSinkErator Evolution Excel 1.0 If you process a lot of food waste, you are going to need a heavy-duty garbage disposal. For large families or individuals that love to cook, a food waste disposer unit that features a 1.0 Horsepower motor is the obvious and best selection to make. Waste King and InSinkErator, two of the largest disposal manufacturers, both make a 1.0 horsepower heavy-duty disposer unit perfect for just these types of households. The Waste King 8000 and the InSinkErator Evolution Excel 1.0 both promise to deliver the same results of grinding your food quickly, effectively, and efficiently, yet they are around $200 apart. What’s the different and is it worth spending nearly 3 times as much for the InSinkErator model? Waste King 8000 The Waste King 8000 is a continuous feed disposer that offers a 1.0 horsepower, 2,800 RMP permanent-magnet motor. The grinding chamber [...]Read More

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    Best Garbage Disposal Under $100

    Best Garbage Disposal Under $100 Garbage disposals are an extremely convenient and eco-friendly appliance to have in your kitchen. If you are in the market for a garbage disposal but are under a tight budget, check out the best garbage disposal under $100. The Waste King Legend 2600 ½ HP disposal unit is an excellent option for those individuals who want the convenience and cleanliness of a food waste disposer without the large price tag. Product Details & Features The Waste King Legend 2600 ½ HP garbage disposal features a small but powerful ½ horsepower, 2,600 RMP motor that grinds up food quickly and efficiently. The grinding chamber is made of glass-filled nylon and the grinding components are all constructed of stainless steel making the whole unit rust and corrosion resistant; great for individuals who don’t feel like replacing their food waste disposer unit every few years. It is also [...]Read More

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    Garbage Disposal Buyer’s Guide

    What is a Garbage Disposal, and Why Do I Need One? A garbage disposal, otherwise known as a food waste disposer, allows you to push your food waste such as egg shells, potato peels, fruit rinds, and bones down into your sink’s drain area where it will be ground up and pulverized into tiny particles, and then washed down the drain to your water treatment plant or septic tank. There are a number of benefits to using a garbage disposal. Not only does it keep foul-smelling, rotting food waste out of your trash cans, but it also keeps it out of landfills. When food waste makes it to landfills it starts releasing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. In turn, causing pollution to our air quality and negatively affecting any neighborhoods that are located near or around a local landfill. A garbage disposal is a great alternative. Not only is it [...]Read More

  • Garbage Disposal Reviews

    Garbage Disposal Reviews

    Garbage Disposal Reviews Overview Welcome! If you are in the market for a new garbage disposal, you have come to the right place. I have created this website to give detailed and thorough reviews of the top garbage disposer models currently available on the market. With the hundreds of models that fill the market, it can be a daunting task to figure out which waste disposer would work best for your home and usage needs. There are many great reasons to not throw your food waste in the trash can. By placing food waste in your garbage disposal, you are reducing waste that makes it to the landfill. Decomposing food is also the number one reason why landfills smell awful. Not only does food waste increase foul smelling odor at the landfill, it also does the same to your garbage can. If you want to live a little greener and [...]Read More

Latest Reviews

  • Waste King 9980

    Waste King 9980 Legend Series 1 HP Garbage Disposal Review

    Waste King 9980 Legend Series 1 HP Garbage Disposal Review If you work around the kitchen often, whether it’s cooking, baking, or grilling, having a garbage disposal is going to making cleaning up much more tolerable. Being able to funnel all of your food waste and left overs into a garbage disposal instead of needing to make multiple trips to the trash can, where the food will begin to rot and smell up the kitchen, is not only easier, it’s hygienic. Waste King has an incredible line of high-end garbage disposal called the Legend Series. The 9980 model is the perfect choice for people who do like to cook, bake, and grill often as it can handle large loads of food waste easily and often with its 1 HP motor. Backed by WK’s lifetime warranty, it’s hard to find a better option. Motor Power & Performance The Waste King 9980 [...]

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    InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control 3/4 HP Garbage Disposal Review

    InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control 3/4 HP Garbage Disposal Review Whether you are redoing your entire kitchen or just in the market to upgrade your current kitchen appliances, adding or upgrading a garbage disposal to high-end model will save you a lot of trouble. The convenience and sanitation that a food waste disposer offers is well worth the small price tag. Not to mention, replacing an older model that is unreliable or doesn’t do its job effectively or efficiently is going to save you a headache every time you go to use your new disposal. If you are wondering which model to choose and what features to look at, you need to consider the InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control model. InSinkErator has built more than 100 million garbage disposal units in its lifetime, and the knowledge and expertise that they’ve gained has been perfected and put into the Evolution Series. The Cover [...]

  • Waste King 9940

    Waste King 9940 Legend Series 3/4 HP Disposal Review

    Waste King 9940 Legend Series 3/4 HP Disposal Review It doesn’t matter whether you’re an avid cook or someone who enjoys an occasional home cooked meal, you can truly find the convenience of a garbage disposal whether you use it a few times a day or once a week. For those of you who cook on a regular basis, a garbage disposal that offers at least ¾ horsepower will ensure that you can effectively and efficiently grind up food waste into tiny particles that won’t clog your drain or cause issues in your plumbing. Waste King offers a high-end line of garbage disposals known as the Legend series. The Waste King 9940 is the ¾ HP model that makes the perfect addition to a kitchen that resides in a household of chefs. Potato peels, fruit rinds, nuts, corncobs, and bones will be no problem if you own the WK Legend [...]

  • Waste King L-3300

    Waste King L-3300 Legend Series 3/4 HP Garbage Disposal Review

    Waste King L-3300 Legend Series 3/4 HP Garbage Disposal Review Whether you are a gourmet chef or just enjoy cooking dinner for you family, owning a garbage disposal is a must for convenience. Not only will it keep rotting food waste out of your garbage can which can really build up a horrible smell over a few days, it will also keep it out of the landfill. When food rots in a landfill, it releases greenhouse gasses which are destroying our atmosphere. Owning a garbage disposal to help live a greener life is reason enough to invest in one, but the fact that it is also so darn convenient just makes owning one that much better. The Waste King L-3300 is a great option and excellent addition to a large household. Since it is at the higher end of available HP, it will easily handle a large amount of food [...]

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    InSinkErator Evolution Excel 1.0 HP Household Food Waste Disposer Review

    InSinkErator Evolution Excel 1.0 HP Household Food Waste Disposer Review Some individuals take pride in owning the best of the best. They want the highest end products that deliver on promises and become the envy of neighbors everywhere. InSinkErator is known for making high-end garbage disposal units, but their best product hands-down is the Evolution Excel 1.0 HP Food Waste Disposer. Quiet, energy efficient, and most importantly effective, the high power motor disintegrates food waste in literally seconds. If you want to include the best garbage disposal unit on your list of the “best of the best”, then you will need to check out the Evolution Excel. Motor Power & Performance The InSinkErator Evolution Excel has a powerful 1 Horsepower Dura-Drive Induction motor along with 3 grind stages that allows for more efficient usage. This product combines a GrindShear Ring, Tri-Action Lug system, and Undercutter Disk, along with a Jam-Sensor [...]

  • Waste King 1000 Eco Green Food Waste Disposer

    Waste King 1000 Eco Green Food Waste Disposer Review

    Waste King 1000 Eco Green Food Waste Disposer Review It’s so important now, more than ever, to consider the carbon footprint that we as individuals leave behind. Saving power and energy not only helps save money, but it helps save the planet for our future generations. Waste King has taken this thought into effect by producing some highly efficient garbage disposal units. The Waste King 1000 Eco Green Food Waste Disposer is the most efficient you will be able to find. With a powerful motor, the 1000 Eco Green will grind through food waste in literally seconds reducing run time so that it will help save electricity and water. The permanent magnet motor is much more efficient than the induction motor counterparts, which means you are getting more bang for your buck. Motor Power & Performance When it comes to garbage disposals, a unit that offers 1 horsepower is top-of-the-line. [...]

  • InSinkeErator Evolution Septic Assist

    InSinkErator Evolution Septic Assist 3/4 HP Review

    InSinkErator Evolution Septic Assist 3/4 HP Review If you are a homeowner and your house is set up on a septic system, you may have been warned not to use a garbage disposal. While it’s true that older units or units that are not designed to be septic tank safe can cause sludge and overflow, InSinkErator has created a solution. For those individuals who want the convenience and benefits of a garbage disposal but fear the worst since they have a septic tank, meet the InSinkErator Evolution Septic Assist ¾ HP garbage disposal unit. ISE has been in business for nearly a century. In fact, they were the company that created and developed the very first food waste disposer, so they know a thing or two about garbage disposals. The extra grinding stages and the inject-able microorganism BioCharge liquid allows for the food waste particles to be pulverized and broken [...]

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    Waste King L-2600 Legend Series 1/2 HP Garbage Disposal Review

    Waste King L-2600 Legend Series 1/2 HP Garbage Disposal Review There are many great reasons to own a garbage disposal. Whether you cook a lot and would like to keep foul-smelling food waste out of your trash can, or whether you appreciate green living and would like to help reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and contribute to renewable energy sources, than a garbage disposal is an excellent addition to your kitchen For smaller families or for people who don’t produce an over exorbitant amount of food waste, a ½ HP garbage disposal is the perfect option. If you are in the market for a food waste disposer, you need to check out Waste King’s high-quality, top-of-the-line Legend series. Their model, L-2600, is a great option for a ½ HP unit that produces great power and effectiveness for a smaller price tag. Motor Power & Performance For those of you [...]

  • InSinkErator Evolution Compact 3/4 HP Household Food Waste Disposer

    InSinkErator Evolution Compact 3/4 HP Review

    InSinkErator Evolution Compact 3/4 HP Review I often think about how lost I would be if my garbage disposal was to burn up and die out one day. My family cooks, a lot. We have a lot of food waste over the course of a week and would be bogged down with loaded, stinky garbage bags until trash day if it wasn’t for our garbage disposal. Most homeowners take for granted how useful and beneficial a garbage disposal is… that is, until theirs bites the dust and they are left with a few bags of foul smelling trash for a few days. If you are wondering how the garbage disposal came about, the company InSinkErator invented them in 1927 for just those reasons listed above. Over the last few decades, ISE has created outstanding products and lines of garbage disposers that make a necessary and useful addition to any kitchen. [...]

  • Waste King L-8000

    Waste King L-8000 Legend Series 1.0 HP Waste Disposer Review

    Waste King L-8000 Legend Series 1.0 Horsepower Continuous Feed Waste Disposal Review If you are a homeowner, you probably have a garbage disposal. Most individuals don’t realize how useful a garbage disposal is until theirs breaks down and they no longer have the convenience associated with these awesome home appliances. If you have ever bought or replaced a garbage disposal, you have more than likely heard of the Waste King brand. Waste King is known to offer the best warranties and service available, and make a great line of high-quality garbage disposals. The Waste King L-8000 is top-of-the-line when it comes to their Legend series. People who have owned a WK product have grown to have high expectations on effectiveness and efficiency, so the L-8000 makes sure to deliver nothing less. Motor Power & Performance  If you cook a lot like my family, you are bound to have a lot [...]