InSinkErator Badger Space Saving Garbage Disposal

Last updated: March 16, 2023

Fully galvanized internal parts will ensure this garbage disposal runs reliably for many years. If you're on a budget, you'll love the price on this garbage disposal, which also has an easy-to-install mounting system. It's extremely small, making it ideal for households with limited space under the sink.

InSinkErator Badger Space Saving Garbage Disposal

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Made using galvanized steel components, this garbage disposal is a reliable choice.

In our analysis of 60 expert reviews, the InSinkErator Badger Space Saving Garbage Disposal placed 4th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

For over 75 years InSinkErator has been known for building the world’s best garbage disposals. Badger, our standard food disposal line, is basic, reliable, and functional. Available in various models and sizes for a range of applications, InSinkErator also manufactures a premier line of garbage disposals, the Evolution Series. InSinkErator garbage disposals are the only food waste disposers that are proudly made in the U.S.A. InSinkErator has grown into the largest food waste disposer manufacturer and best-selling garbage disposer brand in the world.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

All internals are galvanized, and the machine is known to be extremely durable.
It was smaller than I expected and surprisingly lightweight. The whole unit only weighs a little over 12 pounds.
What surprised us about the InSinkErator Badger 1 Food Waste Disposer was how easy it was to install. There is no complicated procedure for your plumber to memorize.
Small and doesn’t take up much space under the sink.
InSinkErator Badger 1 is one of the cheapest food disposers. It is priced somewhere below $100 which is great for those wanting a budget-friendly disposer.
One of the quietest noise levels when in operation.
Simple to install and remove mounting system.
With its 26 ounce

What reviewers didn't like

Struggles to break down bones and hard materials like corn husks.
On a side note, you will need to buy a separate power cord for the Badger 1 since it doesn’t come with one
Struggles breaking down hard materials like bones.
Does not come with a power cord.
Prone to rusting and corrosion over time.
Could leak water through the casing
Some of the uits leaks as reported by a few users.
It has 1/3 HP meaning it will not take hard waste very well.
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