10 Popular Storage Containers That Will Revolutionize Your Organization Game

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It's no secret that we're big fans of storage and organization here at Hunker. We adore any item that will help us corral, stash, hide, and tidy up our homes from furniture to shelves, in every room from the bedroom to the garage.

And you know what the essential ingredient is when it comes to expert-level organization? It's storage containers, of course, and unsurprisingly, we can't get enough of them. Whether they're made of fabric, seagrass, or even plastic, a wide assortment of bins are a must in any neat and tidy home.

So we took it upon ourselves to scour some of our favorite retailers to discover which products are all the rage these days. Here are 10 of the best selling storage containers on the market.

1. The Container Store Water Hyacinth Storage Bins With Handles, $7.99 - $17.99

There's a reason why Clea and Joanna of The Home Edit use water hyacinth storage containers in nearly all of their projects — they're chic, contain things beautifully and add an element of texture to an otherwise practical space. The Container Store makes some of the most beloved water hyacinth storage bins around.

2. AmazonBasics Collapsible Fabric Storage Cubes Organizer With Handles in Beige (pack of 6), $19.48

With 22,878 ratings and 4.7 stars, these must-have fabric storage containers are clearly loved among Amazon shoppers. That's because they're straightforward, rendered in strong fabric, and can go basically anywhere. Under the bed? Drawers? Closet shelves? Yup, these bins have you covered.

3. Threshold Extra Large Round Wire Decorative Storage Bin With Handles Copper, $24.99

We see this Target wire storage container time and time again in stylish spaces, and for good reason. It's ideal for holding blankets and towels, and it's handy because you can actually see what's inside. Plus, copper handles offer an on-trend touch.

4. IKEA Gles Box, $1.49

If you don't want to break the bank when stocking up on storage containers, look no further than good, old, reliable IKEA. You can snag this best seller for $1.49. Yes, you read that correctly. In black plastic, it's sure to be durable, too.

5. Pottery Barn Asher Handwoven Seagrass Baskets, $34.50 – $79

Perhaps you're searching for storage containers that have timeless style. Then Pottery Barn is your headquarters for all-things-storage, like these top-selling handwoven seagrass baskets. The bonus is that they're Fair Trade.

6. Mainstays 17-Gallon Plastic Utility Tub With Rope Handles in Black (set of 8), $47.72

On the lookout for storage containers that were made for your kiddos? This set of eight plastic utility tubs from Walmart will get the job done. Plus, they can hold tons of toys and they are durable enough to withstand any playtime session. We also think they're great for garage essentials, too.

7. West Elm Woven Seagrass Baskets, $32 – $136

We'll go out on a limb and say that these might be some of the most stylish storage containers we've seen in a while. Purchased over and over from West Elm, and showcasing geometric detailing and seagrass texture, these storage containers deserve to be on display.

8. Sterilite 70 Qt. Ultra Storage Box, $11.98

This is one of the most popular storage containers on The Home Depot's website, and it's about as down-to-earth as they come. Sterilite is a tried-and-true brand when it comes to home organization, and this one is handy because you can see inside.

9. ClosetMaid Cubeicals Fabric Storage Bin, $17

This fabric storage bin is downright adorable in its black-and-white print, making it a best seller with 1,595 reviews on the Wayfair website. And you can't beat that $17 price tag.

10. Unique Bargains Canvas Toy Bins for Laundry Clothes Storage Home Organizer, $17.66 - $37.54

Canvas is a sturdy choice for storage containers, and this one goes like gangbusters on the Overstock website. Also, we love that this bin is available in a ton of colors.


Shelby Deering is a lifestyle writer who contributes to national magazines and websites, including Country Living, Good Housekeeping, Well+Good, and more. When she's not writing, you'll find her shopping flea markets, hiking, and going for walks with her corgi.

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