Top-rated trash compactors include the Broan Elite, Electrolux Icon and GE Profile Series. These three models are listed as the best compactors according to Top Ten Reviews, as of March 2015.
The Broan Elite trash compactor features a six-to-one compaction ratio, a delay cycle, easy cleaning and built-in odor control. This compactor also offers customizable cabinets and a toe kick. The Electrolux Icon offers a 3,000-pound compaction force and 1.55 cubic feet of capacity. It also comes with a key lock safety feature and the ability to stop the cycle by opening the door. The GE Profile Series features completely hidden controls, a 1/3-horsepower motor and an entirely removable door.