10 Easy Pieces: Laundry Hampers
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An old-fashioned laundry chute is the ultimate household convenience; however, if you lack such a luxury, here's a roundup of laundry hampers that will do the trick. Above: The Steele Square Carry Basket is available with a gray or natural leather trim in a variety of sizes; pricing begins at $63.65 from Steele Canvas. Above: The Woven Hamper made from cattail grasses and recycled prayer mats is $145 from Brook Farm General Store. Above: The Beckel 100 percent unbleached cotton canvas Hampers for the Laundress come in two sizes; the mini (16 inches high) is $32 and the regular (24 inches) is $36; a set of one mini and one regular is $60. Above:The Marie Pi Laundry Hamper has a folding wooden frame that is easily stored when not in use; $210 from Emmo Home. Above: The Laundry Box in cotton linen polyester is a great budget option; $27.50 from Muji. Above: Wire Hamper with removable canvas laundry bag; $44.99 from Gracious Home. Above: The Heavy-Duty Three-Bin Laundry Sorter on wheels is $59 from The Container Store. Above: The Florence Wire Hamper on swivel casters with a cotton canvas liner is $149 from Pottery Barn. Above: The lifetime-lasting Danish Vipp 441 Laundry Bin in stainless steel on rubber casters is $599 from DWR. Above: A good budget choice is the Umbra Round Crunch Can; $19.99 from Gracious Home. N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on Feb 19, 2008.