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Universal 15" Built-In Compactor

Model # UCG1600LBB

 4.0 out of 5 (25 Reviews)

Available in 4 Color(s)

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Hidden controls

The controls are hidden behind the compactor door, lending a beautiful designer appearance


Built-in only

The compactor is built-in to adjacent cabinetry for an upscale appearance


1.4 cu. ft. capacity

Provides plenty of room for waste items or recyclables


1/3 HP motor

Powerful motor provides maximum compacting power


Removable key lock

Provides added safety by assuring the drawer remains locked during use


Removable drawer

Makes it simple to empty and clean


Automatic anti-jam

Operation is easy and reliable, even with a challenging load


Toe pedal opener

Hands-free toe pedal drawer makes it easy to open and load


Rear wheels

Allow easy movement and installation

Features:

  • Hidden controls
  • Built-in only
  • 1.4 cu. ft. capacity
  • 1/3 HP motor
  • Removable key lock
  • Removable drawer
  • Automatic anti-jam
  • Toe pedal opener
  • Rear wheels
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 1.4
APPEARANCE
Toe kick Black
Color Appearance Black
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
POWER / RATINGS
Volts/Hertz/Amps 120v; 60Hz; 15A
ACCESSORIES
Optional Accessories - Compactor Bags WC60X5017 (5 Included)
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 129.0
Cutout Dimensions (w x h x d) (in.) 15 x 34-1/4 x 24
Overall Depth 24.0
Height w/Legs Extended - Maximum Height 35.0
Height With Legs Retracted 33.75
Overall Width 14.875
Overall Height 35.0
Approximate Shipping Weight 141.0
Cabinet Width 15.0
FEATURES
Style Built-In
Leveling System Leveling Legs with Rear Wheels
Compactor Features Automatic Anti-Jam
Lock/Start Control w/Removable Key
Side Release Bin
Slide-Out/Removable Drawer
Toe/Foot Pedal Drawer Opener
Compression Ratio (Avg.) 75% Reduction
Ram Force 2300 lb
Control Location Hidden
Construction Heavy Gauge Steel
Cycle Time Less than 30 seconds
Motor Horsepower 1/3 hp

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4.0

out of 5 (25 Reviews)

76% of reviewers recommend this product.

Good Compactor

Submitted by ChrisHou - While this compactor does the job it is not the same quality as the one that broke after 20+ years. My old one had a button compress and allowed for an extended time of compaction. This new one is once and done and does not "compact" with the same strength as the old one.
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GE Trash Compactor

Submitted by nagleker - I bought a GE Trash Compactor when I built my house in 1994. It was the best trash compactor but when it finally needed to be replaced I immediately went to a GE that fit in the same built in location. Boy, was I disappointed. My old compactor allowed you to turn off the compactor and hold down the trash allowing more space in each bag. Yes, the bag were heavy but I used a lot less bags and only had to take out once a week. This compactor does not allow you to turn it off in the down compaction and so it really doesn't compact much trash. It was just an expensive garbage can that hides my trash. It won't even compress a milk carton. So disappointed.
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Performance

Submitted by Lake210 - this is.my second trash compactor. I love the efficiency it gives n a small kitchen
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Trash Compactor

Submitted by Wireman5 - My second trash compactor. Same model as the first one. Excellent performance
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ease of opening and closing. also starting.

Submitted by impact - Bought product to replace compactor that wore out. This one fit in space perfectly.
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Just got it and like it so far

Submitted by WhiteRose - I just got this trash compactor yesterday. I love that it does not have any handles up at the top of the drawer. It has no knobs on the outside and I love that.
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love locking feature

Submitted by mamaw Jennie - love the locking feature and ease of turning on with foot
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Great value

Submitted by joconnor97 - Purchased from a local appliance dealer based on friend's recommendation
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great fit

Submitted by Waterbarn - Th compactor has a nice look, is quiet and so far reliable.
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Trash Compactor Review

Submitted by Yankee2020 - Not a big fan of this trash compactor model. Although, it looks good it does not compact the trash as well as my previous Kenmore.
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Great Upgrade from our previous

Submitted by Rex H - Installation was a snap. Ease of use was a big factor for buying.
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Excellent quality compactor!

Submitted by AnthonyR - Well packed, easy to install, has performed flawlessly!
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Wish they had black stainless.

Submitted by Halfnelson - Haven't had long enough to put it through its paces yet.
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Lacks basic features

Submitted by Pete Jones - There are basic features that are important to me that this appliance is lacking . The compactor door does not have a handle. There are times when that is important. The foot pedal to open the compactor door is not user friendly to me. I find it is to small to operate barefoot.
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Poor

Submitted by barb732 - This compactor is awful. I can crush the items with my bare carpal tunnel hands and get a better crush. It was really a waste of money.
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excellent unit

Submitted by craigfigart - unit is fairly quiet...looks great and functions as expected
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Perfect Replacement!

Submitted by Noscono - Replaced a Kitchen Aid model that we purchased 20 years ago. Loved that it was easy to use and no buttons or knobs to turn. To smash trash, all that is needed is to touch the front pedal. Much quieter that the one being replaced.
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Compacts trash

Submitted by TeresaJ - Disappointed I couldn't match it with the cafe black matte. It is a black shiny and you see all the fingerprints
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Overall Satisfied

Submitted by Doug33 - Easy to unpack and install. Works great. Clear instructions for use.
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trash compactor

Submitted by seaclyde - It's really quick and makes no noise at all just doesn't have enough power to crush as good as it should.
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Not very quiet

Submitted by Jonychris - Would prefer for the ram to stay down during compaction
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Quiet and works great

Submitted by George13 - Same as above. Quiet and of top quality when working.
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Perfect Price!

Submitted by portalvcia - Greatprice for our replacement compactor....More power and fits perfectly in the same space! The black is a stylish option that dosen't attract attention to the appliance. Very easy to install!
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No frills

Submitted by warranty replaced - This compactor was a replacement from a home warranty. Not a "deluxe" model, however so far it performs as it should.
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Even better then expected

Submitted by JeepMusicMan - I bought this compactor a month ago and so far there have been no problems. I do like that it compacts the garbage deeper than my previous compactor. I can put a lot more in the bag before I need to change it.
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