InSinkErator Badger 5XP 3/4 HP Household Garbage Disposal

Last Updated:  November 3, 2020

1. InSinkErator Badger 5XP 3/4 HP Household Garbage Disposal


  • Replacing our old InSinkErator was a breeze!
  • This disposal is quiet and efficient.
  • Great product at a great price.
  • This Badger will eat just about anything!


  • Works well but loud.
  • The rubber baffle is not removable.
  • Food takes a long time to chop up.
  • Seems to have trouble with ice cubes.

There is a Badger under the sink!

But, don’t worry! There’s not an actual wild animal lurking under your kitchen sink. It’s actually a Badger 5XP Garbage Disposal, by InSinkErator. Not unlike its ferocious mammal namesake, the InSinkErator Badger is a tough and strong, efficient food waste disposal system with nearly 5,000 raving 5-star reviews happy customers worldwide.

Designed to be a compact kitchen tool with a space-saving design, the Badger disposal is exactly the kind of fearless creature that every kitchen needs to grind up food waste of all kinds. From chunks of food to coffee grounds and peels, the Badger grinds up waste with ease. It can even chew up chicken bones!

The 3/4 Horsepower DuraDrive Induction Motor chews up and spits out the toughest food waste with the flick of a wall switch. It is so easy, even a wild animal could use it! Say goodbye to clogs in your kitchen pipes with waste easily flowing through to your sewage system or septic tank. Clean-up becomes much more fun when food waste just disappears right down the drain. Spend more time doing what makes you happy, and less time cleaning up in the kitchen.

What is included with a Badger 5XP food waste disposal purchase?

What makes InSinkErator the best?

InSinkErator invented food waste disposal systems all the way back in 1927. Since then, InSinkErator has been trusted by consumers for their top-notch and high-quality disposal systems made for home and commercial usage. In fact, InSinkErator is the largest manufacturer of garbage disposals!

InSinkErator knows cooking and mealtimes are some of the most important moments spent together as a family and that the best memories take place in the kitchen. From prepping and tenderizing meats to chopping and peeling vegetables, it’s no secret that kitchens get messy. That’s not even to mention the cleanup, whether it’s clearing scraps from counters or from the plates of picky eaters.

Cooking big meals together means making big messes together, whether in a world-class restaurant or right in your family home. InSinkErator wants to provide products that keep your kitchen fresh and clean to keep mealtime a special family ritual. The Badger is ready to help you spend more time enjoying the process (and the memories!) and less time doing the dirty work.

Don’t let installing the Badger scare you away. InSinkErator strives to make installation a breeze with its Quick Lock Sink Mount technology for easy installation and replacement of your new Badger disposal. Installation is quick and directions are simple to follow.

Some buyers have claimed to have had their Badger up and running within 30 minutes! InSinkErator also offers a three-year, in-home limited warranty for their Badger products, so count on a company that stands by their product even after your purchase. InSinkErator wants happy customers and is at the ready to help make sure you are pleased with your Badger.

What makes the Badger 5XP, 3/4 HP the right fit for your kitchen?

When it comes to buying a garbage disposal, the Badger Series offers three models from which to choose. Each model offers a strong, durable construction, reliable horsepower, and affordable price tags. The Badger 5XP Garbage Disposal, 3/4 HP, is assembled in the USA and constructed of durable, galvanized steel to ensure strong and sturdy disposal that will last you year after year.

The Badger 5XP includes the 3/4 Horsepower DuraDrive Induction Motor and has a 26-oz. grind chamber and galvanized steel grind system. The Badger comes with permanently lubricated upper and lower bearings and a Waterborne Gray enamel finished exterior.

Concerned about energy usage? Have no fear because InSinkErator is very concerned with efficiency, and the environment! InSinkErator is committed to being environmentally conscious and food waste garbage disposals play a huge role in keeping leftovers and food scraps out of landfills. Some sewage treatment plants are even able to turn food scraps and waste into energy for their treatment plants!

As far as usage is concerned, the Badger 5XP uses approximately one gallon of water per person per day and three to four KWh per year. The Badger garbage disposal is efficient, powerful, and reliable, and eco-friendly, as well. So, not only does the Badger 5XP come with an affordable price tag and a low cost to utilities, but it also helps the environment by keeping leftover food waste out of landfills. With so many benefits, it is truly no surprise that customers are so thrilled with their Badger!

It’s time to get your Badger!

The Badger garbage disposal is a lot like your kitchen. You want your kitchen to run efficiently, stay fresh and clean, and make your life just that much better. InSinkErator’s Badger is just the right animal to have by your side to make sure mealtime cleanup is a breeze and your kitchen remains clean, fresh, and ready for the next mealtime event! The best tools are the ones that help make life a little easier, which is exactly what InSinkErator sets out to do with the Badger 5XP Garbage Disposal.

There is a reason why InSinkErator has more disposals in homes worldwide than all of the other brands of disposals combined. InSinkErator strives to provide the best quality, American-made disposals at the best price for your budget and kitchen. With InSinkErator’s three-year “We Come to You” in-home limited warranty and determination to leave every customer pleased, know that a Badger is a smart purchase for your kitchen.