What is the point of a trash compactor?

Answer A trash compactor is used to significantly reduce the volume of waste material. It is used in residential as well as commercial settings, such as hotels, restaurants and fast-food chains.TypesTrash... Read More »

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Who invented the trash compactor for small trash cans?

Several inventors patented trash compactors that resemble modern compactors, so it is difficult to trace a single inventor. M.S. Wells first patented an invention that crushed oil cans in 1941. The... Read More »

Who invented the trash compactor?

In 1968, John H. Boyd submitted a U.S. patent application for a kitchen trash compactor that used hydraulic pressure from a home's water line to compress garbage. That same year, Steven Hopkins sub... Read More »

Can you put food in a trash compactor?

You can put food waste in your trash compactor, but since the trash is compacted, it will not require changing as often. Food waste will sit and odor may occur. It can grow mold and cause bacteria ... Read More »

Who created the first trash compactor?

The first trash compactor was for industrial use. A device used to crush oil cans was patented in 1941 by M.S. Wells. In 1968, John A. Boyd patented his invention for a trash compactor for home use... Read More »