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4.2 | 71 Reviews

15" Undercounter Trash Compactor

Whirlpool TU950QPXS

Features

  • Electronic Touch Controls
  • Touch-Toe™ Drawer Opener
  • Automatic Anti-Jam

Quick Specs

  • Type: Trash Compactors
  • Width: 15"
  • Height: 34 1/8"
  • Depth: 24"
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Electronic Touch Controls Streamlined controls are as simple to use as they are to clean.

Touch-Toe™ Drawer Opener No free hands" No problem! Open the Whirlpool® compactor with the convenient Touch-Toe™ drawer opener.

Automatic Anti-Jam If the door is opened during operation, the compression ram automatically reverses to prevent jamming.

Features

  • Electronic Touch Controls
  • Touch-Toe™ Drawer Opener
  • Automatic Anti-Jam
Dimensions
Capacity 1-2/5
Cutout Depth 24-3/4 in
Cutout Height 34.0 in
Cutout Width 15-1/8 in
Depth 24-3/8 in
Height 33-7/8 in
Net Weight 140 lbs
Width 15.0 in
Configuration and Overview
Bag Retainer Buttons Yes
Bags Included Yes
Compactor Type Built-In
Toe Bar Drawer Opener Yes
Controls
Tilt Switch Yes
Appearance
Handle Material Metal
Details
Compaction Ratio 4 to 1
Construction All Welded
Front Levelers Rear Rollers Yes
Side Release Bin Yes
Solid Pack No
Tilt-Away Trash Basket No
Certifications
Exterior
Handle Type Towel Bar
GDS
GPC Code 10001928
IsInvoiceUnit true
IsOrderableUnit true
Product Type EA
UDEX 1100645208
isBaseUnit true
isConsumerUnit true
Features
Sound Package Yes

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Trash Compactors

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 15"
  • Height: 34 1/8"
  • Depth: 24"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

Professional delivery and installation is available for every product we sell. We would be happy to coordinate delivery and installation for you.

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4.2 out of 5

85% of reviewers recommend this product.

4 Stars

Works great!

lakes 11/22/2019

I bought this trash compactor about a month ago and it has really worked well! It compacts so well, I barely have a full barrel of trash which now leave more room for me to throw bigger items out/downsize :-)
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5 Stars

Great look and easy to use!

Saboozy 11/21/2019

We had to replace our old trash compactor and needed one that would fit under the counter. We chose this one because it looked really nice and decided it would fit. The guys came out and plugged it in and rolled it right under the counter without a problem. Love the look and it works great!
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5 Stars

Quiet

Suz 22 11/11/2019

Very quiet beautiful inside and out,enjoy the top skinny drawer for long utensils
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5 Stars

washer,dryer , trash conpactor and dish washer

shasta22 9/30/2019

I am completely buying new appliances for my kitchen.So far I have replaced some and now only have double ovens and refrigerator to get. I have completely switched to whirlepool because I like the product better then any other.
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5 Stars

Love this new appliance

Carolie1957 8/19/2019

We have had compactors before - all whirlpool - and i can not live without this appliance.
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4 Stars

Great Compactor

Volvo 8/12/2019

This is our 3 rd compactor and our first Whirlpool. I really like the feature of the push down bar to open but I especially like the separate part to start the compactor. We have owned this one for about two months and I would purchase it again
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5 Stars

Saves time

M667 8/5/2019

Love it only have to take out the trash once a week mik
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5 Stars

Looks good, works well

CB777 7/12/2019

Purchased for new house, nice SS finish, easy to clean, & compacts trash well. No issues & have used about 4 months.
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3 Stars

Ok light duty machine

Lou35 6/27/2019

I have had this product for 1 year. Bags are a pain to change and no deodorizer system. If I had to replace it I would use another product other than Whirlpool.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Great

sunfire block 5/14/2019

It does what its suppose to do only had 2 weeks have not used much
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5 Stars

Great compactor

Nancy911 4/24/2019

We bought this to replace one we've had for years. This Whirlpool compactor really crushes the trash and we now have less trash bags to throw out.
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5 Stars

LOOKS NICE

Bob the golfer! 3/22/2019

After 24 years my Whirlpool Compactor still worked but was very noisy! This new one has a handle that looks good and will support a towel near the sink, perfect!! It's is quiet and does the job.
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3 Stars

love the look

Robin1234 1/19/2019

had this installed in November. Had to have the starter replaced in December. Starter was acting up again, so repair guy installed another new part in January. Hoping this takes care of it. Hoping I didn't get a lemon
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5 Stars

Smashing success!

JLK4 12/6/2018

Bought to complete appliance package of brushed nickel appliances. It's perfect.
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1 Stars

Poor quality

Cartoon 1961 11/13/2018

Increasingly harder to close. But worse than that, when closed, the upper portion of the compactor, including the door and interior, can be easily "moved" side-to-side four or five inches. We thought was defective but technician who looked at it said, "Yes, it needs a 'top' rail/support, but Whirlpool saved a little money by not including it." (Paraphrased) This cost us almost $1,000, including installation, and it is as close to "junk" as possible. The white GE that it replaced was FAR superior at 18-years-old! Greatly disappointed.
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2 Stars

Cheaply Built With Less Features Than Advertised

mmon64 11/6/2018

I purchased this model after reviewing Whirlpool's website. My last compactor was 21 years old, still running without ever having any issues. It had a filter, filter switch, filter fan, and a filter cover. It also had the solid pack feature, which doubles the capacity of the trash by locking the ram in the down position. This feature keeps the trash compressed so when the ram does comes back up, the trash doesn't spring back up, giving you less room to add trash. As you can see, the website says it comes with the solid pack. The compactor is WORTHLESS without this feature. They removed this "top of the line" compactor feature and the filter. They were also too cheap to retool the panel, so now it shows where the filter switch and solid pack switch should be, along with a gaping hole that should have a filter fan, charcoal filter, and filter cover. As far as value, my old Whirlpool with all of the features, was $425 brand new in 1997, which is $660 based on inflation. The Whirlpool rep said this feature never existed, even though the cardboard cutout that came with the compactor shows it; go figure!
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5 Stars

Love the sleek look

Bl69 9/24/2018

I've had the trash compactor only a week and I love it.
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5 Stars

Great features

jo5117 7/26/2018

I ordered this 2 months ago and since then I love it I like the look of it and easy to operare
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5 Stars

Much easy to use than my old one!

Peg00107 6/22/2018

Love the convenience of the "no hands needed to open". Also only have to toe touch for operation. Never necessary to clean or empty my hands while working in my kitchen to open or compact!
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1 Stars

Shipped with a faulty switch

Colin86586 5/10/2018

Ordered in Mid April and delivered early May. The compactor didn't work correctly the day it was installed. The compacting ram would run down and back up but a switch was broken so it didn't know to stop running. The result was a jackhammer sound. I was able to diagnose the problem in approximately 10 minutes. It took whirlpool 4 days to get someone out to look at it. It took the actual repair person 30 minutes and video conference call to figure out what was going on. That was 4 days ago. Supposed to be fixed today...
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5 Stars

Great compacter

Cuda4me 4/23/2018

Bought this about a month ago love it and so does my family
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4 Stars

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Anthony the Crusher 4/3/2018

Clean look, easy installation and crushes the trash saving me space and time.
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3 Stars

Performance

Dodge54 12/5/2017

Purchased 3 months ago. I was under the impression that this unit had the hold feature to compaction but it does not. I have not research to see if the unit was a substitute as we purchased on line form Whirlpool. Overall the unit works well.
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4 Stars

First compactor

SafetyPro 11/14/2017

So far so good. I like fewer trips to the dump. Lol
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5 Stars

First compactor

coolpop22 11/7/2017

In use now about 3 weeks and it is doing what I expected.
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5 Stars

LOVE THE STYLE!

8/3/2017

WE BOUGHT THIS July 19th installed it July 21th so pleased on it's operation. We replaced are old trash compactor. It was time!
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4 Stars

Great investment

Martha Stewert 7/18/2017

Love our trash compactor. Makes taking the trash easy and less frequent than without a compactor. It would be helpful to have a larger foot pedal to open it and perhaps locating the compacting button so that it doesn't get bumped easily.
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3 Stars

Fair

6/6/2017

It does the job it is supposed to but is much louder than our previous compactor.
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3 Stars

Not like they used to be. What is???

5/24/2017

The new compactor is quieter but that is the only plus. It is cheaply made , it does not crush and hold it down, It is not going to last 30 plus years like my last one for sure. Made cheaply, cost much more!!!.
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3 Stars

Quiet

4/25/2017

I wish it had solid Lock
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4 Stars

Looks Good

4/24/2017

I only have it a month and it seems great, better than the kitchen aid I had to replace after 6 years
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5 Stars

So glad I got this!

4/12/2017

Its been four years since I have had a compactor and can't believe how much I missed it.
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5 Stars

Great look, great performance

3/27/2017

The trash compactor works great and looks great in my remodeled kitchen. Easy opening and no-hands operation (via a foot pedal).
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5 Stars

great

2/21/2017

good product works great very quite
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5 Stars

trash compactor

2/6/2017

A great product works well and am very happy with it.
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5 Stars

Solid to Start

BoJac 1/17/2017

I just replaced a three-year-old GE compactor that was a source of constant problems and never worked well. This new Whirlpool compactor looks good and seems to be very solid. I will let you know in three years how well it worked.
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5 Stars

Simple to use!

10/14/2016

We have had whirlpool trash compactors for years - moved and it was a must for our new home!
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5 Stars

Great features. Styling is superb.

Mh0716 9/21/2016

I have had this product for two months and am very happy I purchased.
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4 Stars

Performs as promised

9/6/2016

I am very happy with the product other than I wish it had an air freshener that fit in the provided compartment. I cannot even buy one that fits in this space.
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3 Stars

ho hum

kitchen learner 9/6/2016

As trash compactors go, it's probably better than average these days, but the housing seems insubstantial (i.e., cheaply made), and the foot pedal for compaction is easy to trigger by mistake. For the price we had expected better quality.
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4 Stars

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7/22/2016

bought it a couple months ago. I had a Sears before and this one works quite differently. I still am getting used to it.
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5 Stars

Great product

7/21/2016

we love this product only have to empty it once a week when it is garbage day!!!
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5 Stars

Solidly built, easy to use compactor

7/16/2016

We purchased the Whirlpool 15" Undercounter Trash Compactor to replace one that had been in service for many years. This new model looks sharp with our other stainless finished appliances. It functions well, saving us many trips to take out the trash by crushing waste into one bag that can be easily removed and disposed of. I only wish that we had made this purchase months earlier when the old compactor started going rogue on us!
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4 Stars

Replacememnt

7/11/2016

My last compactor was a 17yo KitchenAid . It always worked well. I needed to switch to a stainless steel compactor so chose KA again. This one works fine but feels less sturdy, I wonder about its longevity
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4 Stars

Works great but needs a lock down feature

5/6/2016

I bought this direct not realizing it didn't have the lock down feature to compact overnight which was on my last compactor. I wish I would have noticed that, other than that it does a good job of cutting down on trips to the dumpster.
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4 Stars

Replacement for problem prone GE compactor

3/6/2016

Replaced the GE compactor a couple of weeks ago after fighting it for about four years. The new Whirlpool was easy to install and level and works fine. The only problem is the placement of the foot switch to operate the compactor. It is to low and I am constantly hitting it with my toe when working at the counter.
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3 Stars

Just OK

2/5/2016

I love that we have much less trash now, but the compactor makes a horrible noise at the end of compacting, and we've only had it a few months. We'll see how easy it is to get someone out here to look at it.
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4 Stars

Good value

MMinMiami 12/21/2015

I like the disposal
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5 Stars

Timesaver

11/22/2015

We had never owned a compactor before and had gotten used to making a trip a day to empty trash. With our new compactor its 2 trips a week. So quiet and it matches our other Whirlpool appliances beautifully. Love it!
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5 Stars

Works great!

9/25/2015

We renovated our kitchen and purchased all Whirlpool products. The trash compacter is great. It is easy to use and maintain. It looks great with my new kitchen.
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