A sustainable lifestyle attempts to assuage the pressure on the environment and its resources. Today, people acknowledge their purchasing autonomy more than ever. With payment invoices revered as “casting votes,” people are trying to reduce carbon footprints by altering their way of life. From sustainable wardrobes and sanitary products to kitchens, conscious decisions help tackle everyday environmental problems.
With kitchens becoming the entertaining hub of homes, a seamless and quick food disposal method is necessary today. If you’ve ever used an insinkerator, then you probably know that you can’t pass arbitrary waste through it. Instead, it’s designed to crush up and waste the compostable. The garbage disposers are neatly installed under the kitchen sink and take finely ground waste through the plumbing system to the same place where toilet waste is treated.
Garbage disposals allow any waste to go right down the drain minimising the handling of food scraps. With just a switch, the garbage is dealt with sanitation and hygiene rather than leaving it in the dumpster to encourage odor or insects. All you need is standard plumbing with a power supply to transfer waste to landfills.
But what makes good disposal? Or what features should you look for? With an array of options, here are a few tips to consider when installing an Insinkerator.
Continuous Vs. Batch Feed
The continuous feed disposals allow food waste to pass through the drain and into the grinding chamber continuously. The operation is controlled solely by a remote switch. On the contrary, batch disposals operate only when the drain cover is in place. While the batch system is less convenient and slower, it runs clear among the safety advantages.
In standard, the garbage disposals are available with ¼-, ½-, ¾-, and 1-horsepower motors. The greater the horsepower, the more robust the grinding. Manufacturers suggest the power that equals the number of people present and how much action the Inksinkerator is likely to take. However, regardless of the people, it is important to note that disposals with greater horsepower consist of stronger components.
Stink and Noise
The grinding noise and stale odour are some of the biggest concerns people apprehend with garbage disposals. The appliances usually connect the sink with rubber gaskets that help reduce vibrations. For the odor, we recommend cleaning the setup with equal parts baking soda and distilled vinegar.
How to operate a Garbage Disposal?
Simply, take an ambient cold tap and then the waste disposer, put the food scrap into your sink, and move them to the plughole. The food waste is then ground into tiny particles with an internal grind ring without blades.
After the waste is liquified, it is flushed out of the disposer safely into the swerve system. Insinkerator disposers are designed to manage bones, meat, eggshells, and more. It usually takes a few seconds to crush off food waste, although it depends on the type of food waste. The sound of your garbage disposer will change when there is no more waste in the grinding chamber. The cold water should be running while a disposer is in operation for 15 seconds after it finishes grinding. On average, the daily water consumption of standard garbage disposal is equivalent to one toilet flush.
Insinkerator not only minimizes dealing with food leftovers but also eliminates the problems of odorous kitchen bins.