With around 25% of the content of the average dustbin comprising
of food waste, In-Sink-Erator, the world’s market leader for
food waste disposers, provides a clean, hygienic and cost-effective
solution to the problem of food waste disposal.
Fitted underneath your sink and connected to your normal
kitchen waste pipes, In-Sink-Erator food waste disposers
are designed to handle most kinds of food waste including
chicken bones, peelings, fish, egg shells, nuts, leftovers
and lots, lots more.
The food waste is ground into tiny particles in the
disposer and flushed away through the normal waste system.
There are no knives or blades, with the result that
units are totally safe and quiet. After leaving the
disposer, food waste particles reach the treatment plant
in the normal way and are treated like other organic
A study compiled by the University of Wisconsin found that
food waste is typically made-up of 70% water, and is therefore
better suited to be processed in a wastewater treatment plant
than in a waste facility for solid waste (eg: Landfill, incineration).
Europe’s appliance manufacturer’s trade body, CECED, recently
adopted a position paper, which demonstrates that food waste
disposers provide a hygienic and sustainable method of dealing
with food waste, while in other European countries such as
Italy and Norway, food waste disposers are an integral part
of their waste management strategy.
Especially in situations where composting is not a viable
alternative option for the disposal of food waste, food waste
disposers provide an ideal solution for responsibly managing
food waste, while helping the environment at the same time.
In a hot kitchen around this time of year, food waste
can decay quickly - thus bringing about both odour and
Flies and other insects are an extra nuisance. We can
reduce the problem by emptying the pedal bin several
times a day but that is not always convenient.
However, aside from pay-per-use charges for waste collection,
surveys show that “taking out the rubbish” is now regarded
as one of the most disliked household tasks.
Installing a disposer is straightforward for anyone
who is reasonably skilled at DIY, but alternatively
a specialist plumber should easily be able to fit it
for you. In-Sink-Erator offers extensive in-home warranties
backed by a national network of service agents throughout
In-Sink-Erator waste disposal units have been retailed
in Ireland since 1982 and are available from kitchen
retailers, electrical and hardware stores.
For more information or a list of stockists, contact
Kitchen Accessories Ltd at 01 413 6400 or visit www.kal.ie