A garbage disposal unit (also known as a garbage disposal, waste disposal unit, garbage disposer, or in Canadian English a garburator) is a device, usually electrically powered, installed under a kitchen sink between the sink's drain and the trap. The disposal unit shreds food waste into pieces small enough, generally less than 2 mm (0.079 in), to pass through plumbing.

Standard Lookup Value: Disposal

Legacy OData Value: Disposal

Lookup Name: Appliances

Synonym(s):  Garbage Disposal Unit, Waste Disposal Unit, Garbage Disposer, Garburator


Lookup Name ID: 91b115f

Lookup ID: 862f76d


Spanish Lookup Value: --

French-Canadian Lookup Value: --

Status Change Date: DEC 26 2018

Revision Date: APR 21 2018

Added in Version: 1.7.0


Appliances (Property)

  • 73% of Systems (11/15)
  • 58% of Organizations (287/498)

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