Trash compactors offer several advantages and the biggest one is probably the fact that they can reduce the volume of litter. Unfortunately there aren’t all that many models available to choose from but out of all of them 10 were selected for our top 10 list. All of them can easily be mounted under a counter to save space and compact trash as conveniently as possible. With no further ado here are the top 10 best trash compactors in 2017.
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7. Broan 15XEWT
Broan 15XEWT is reliable trash compactor that comes with an interesting design and several useful features. It can hold up to 30 pounds of waste and has a compaction ratio of 6:1 due to its powerful pres. What makes it a rather interesting model is its odor control mechanism. It can be integrated under a counter to save space and comes with a wood frontal finish.
The GE trash compactor is one of the most powerful models available on the market. It comes with a powerful 1/3 HP motor that can apply about 2300 pounds of force. The model comes with a black painted enclosure with a convenient handle on the front door and a removable internal drawer. It comes with an anti-jam system and electronic temperature controls that prevent it from overheating.
GE GCG1580RSS is yet another powerful trash compactor that offers plenty of force to reduce trash volume with minimal effort. Applying over 2300 pounds of force with its 1/3 HP motor, the model manages to compact trash better than most other models. It has an advanced anti-jam system that prevents unpleasant situations that can get messy and comes with a removable drawer. The model can easily be integrated into the furniture under a counter.
Krushr K024 is one of the more compact models on the market. Unlike other trash compactors the K024 is less tall and a bit wider. It was designed to be used as a standalone floor mounted unit or as part of the furniture integrated under a counter. Like other Krushr trash compactors it uses a powerful yet energy efficient motor. It uses custom fit bags that help keep the interior clean and easy to empty.
The Gladiator GACP15XXMG is advertised as a garage trash compactor. Besides its exterior design the model is quite similar to regular models. It comes with a 1/3 HP motor that can apply plenty of force to obtain a compaction ratio of 4:1. In terms of capacity it has enough room to store 1.4 cubic feet of trash. For extra mobility the model comes with four caster wheels.
2. Broan 15XEBL
Broan 15XEBL is from many points of view quite similar to other trash compactors made by the manufacturer. It comes with the same powerful motor that can make up for a compaction ratio of 6:1 and can hold up to 30 pounds of trash. It includes the standard odor control system and comes with ball bearing glides in order to make it easier to empty the unit.
1. Krushr K018
Krushr K018 is one of the most advanced models made by the manufacturers. This particular trash compactor was built to offer a safe solution that can be used as a standalone floor mount or integrated into the furniture. It has an energy efficient motor and excellent crushing force that can compact trash at great ratios. The legs can be removed or extended and comes with a child safety lock.
Despite the fact that the number of models of trash compactors is fairly limited there are still plenty to choose from. For the most part they tend to be the same using similar electric motors and having almost the same storage space. Looking at pricing the differences are also quite marginal. In the end it is a matter of personal preference.