www.broan-nutone.com (800) 558-1711 The Broan 1050 Trash Compactor is 12 in. wide with a 182-gal. capacity. With 5,000 lbs. of compaction force, it compresses 14 average size garbage bags of refuse into one compactor bag. The compactor features include swing away doors that allow users to slide the full trash bag out, a safety interlock that prevents operation when the door is open and an automative reverse mechanism of the ram if the load is off-center.