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I have a gfs outlet with the power coming to it.Can i install a swith next to it to go to a outlet under my sink to power the garbage disposal

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No. But an Electrician surely could. – Tester101 May 2 '14 at 17:41

NO. You CANNOT power a disposal from an existing kitchen counter receptacle circuit.

If the dishwasher is on a 20A circuit typically you can share that circuit, other than that usually they are on a dedicated circuit.

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