The Environmental Benefits of a Garbage Disposal

Each year in the United States, nearly 19 million tons of food waste is trucked to landfills. Once there, it quickly decomposes and produces methane, an environmentally harmful greenhouse gas at least 21 times more potent than CO2.

While composting provides one approach to tackling America’s food waste management challenge, it isn’t always practical for today’s busy lifestyle.

Enter InSinkErator®. Our food waste disposers provide a convenient and environmentally friendly alternative to transporting leftovers to landfills. Plus, capable wastewater treatment plants can even recycle food scraps into energy and fertilizer.

Durable. Practical. And environmentally responsible. A recent Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of common ways to dispose of food scraps reported that disposers can help reduce globalwarming potential vs. landfills and in some cases, can even aid in energy production at the wastewater treatment plant.

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