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$3.99/ea. - $6.99/ea.

Keep files and projects close at hand with our Multi-Purpose Bins. Perfectly sized to hold letter-size interior file folders, you can also use them to organize binders, notebooks and magazines.

  • Made from polypropylene
  • Features two carry handles



Small Multi-Purpose Bin Translucent
  • SKU#: 10051556
$3.99
  • Width: 3.62"
  • Length: 13"
  • Height: 9.75"
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Medium Multi-Purpose Bin Translucent
  • SKU#: 10051557
$4.99
  • Width: 5.5"
  • Length: 13"
  • Height: 9.75"
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Large Multi-Purpose Bin Translucent
  • SKU#: 10045153
$5.99
  • Width: 6.75"
  • Length: 13"
  • Height: 9.75"
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Extra Large Multi-Purpose Bin Translucent
  • SKU#: 10055022
$6.99
  • Width: 10.25"
  • Length: 15.12"
  • Height: 9.5"
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Multi-Purpose Bins
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Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 355 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by I love this product I bought these bins in the middle and large sizes. They were just perfect for what I needed. They made my organizing project very easy. What I really love is not only can I can see what's in the bins, I can easily take the bin that I need out (love the handles), work with it and then put it away. They are just awesome. I use them in so many ways, they truly have made my work so easy, I don't know what I ever did before I had them. April 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by My all-time favorite bin The Multi-purpose bins are my all-time favorite containers. I've used these under bathroom and kitchen sinks for supplies and cleaning paraphenalia, for files, for kid toys, in closets on shelves for small purses and belts, in the garage, and in the refrigerator to hold items that would normally go missing at the back of the fridge. They are durable, easy to clean and the price is just right! April 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Clean Storage I purchased these for random storage around the house, and found more uses for them than I expected. The large bins hold most books perfectly, and cleaned up several over-stuffed bookshelves throughout the house. The medium and small bins worked great for fabric storage, to keep the fabric vertical in a drawer, instead of just piled in trying to dig for what I was looking for. I also used one of the smaller bins and added two grommets to the top side so that I could hang it on the wall in the laundry room next to our small cordless vac. I am using it to store all the extra vacuum attachments that seem to always be getting lost. Great purchase, and I will have to get some more to tackle a few other rooms in the house! March 24, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Purchase I purchased these bins for work and they are great. I even made labels to put on them. I love that they are see through so it's easy to see what's inside. December 6, 2011
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Would like to stack/store can goods and other items in my pantry. Do not want it to be too flimsy.
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I have about 5 lbs or so of kitchen cleaning products in each bin at the moment. The slender one I mounted to the wall has 2-3 lbs and that is due to the mounting tape. These will crack if you toss them around hard enough.
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I keep my library books in them at school, they're pretty sturdy.
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I store all the health and beauty aids that are in reserve in them under the bathroom sink. This way, I can pull one out when I need to get something from inside. The container holds its shape even when tilted at an angle. I just love them.
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I have filled mine with canned goods, bags of flour and sugar and have had no problems.
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I am not so sure these stack but check the description. I use the largest size to hold my vegies in a cool place. The big size would hold quite a load. They are sturdy. For cans maybe the wire bins?
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I'm looking for a sturdy container that will fit into a file cabinet comfortably and hold either supplies or a large quantity of documents. BOX HANGING FOLDERS are made of paper and are vulnerable to tearing and collapsing, and have open sides so they will not work.

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If your interior drawer dimensions are larger than the product dimensions, you will be able to place the bins inside. They are not hanging compatible, so they will just sit inside.
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You might be able to use the slender one for your hanging folders. When I was in the store today I saw much better options for hanging folders.
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They won't fit in my vertical file cabinet, but I have a horizontal filing cabinet that I took the file hanging rods out of and they fit in that wtih some room to spare (perpendicular to the front).
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Can these be attached to a wall?

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I suppose they could be but they seem to be made more for sitting on a shelf. They are sturdy but slightly bendable
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Probably, if you drill nail holes into it. The plastic is soft for modifications, but not flimsy- I used a hacksaw on one to customize my container, and it worked great!
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These products are not intended to be wall mounted, thus there's not a provision for these to be mounted to the wall.
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Can you use hanging files with these bins?

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The Multi-Purpose Bins are not designed to hold hanging files. However, they do hold letter-size interior file folders.

Please see similar plastic bins and boxes suitable for letter-size hanging files under my product recommendations.
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You might be able to use the slender ones, but there are much better options for hanging files. I would not use these for mine, no. I saw much better options when I was at the store today.
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Our Multi-Purpose Bins are comparable to our Open-Top File Boxes in size, capacity, and functionality.
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Is this bin BPA free?

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Yes, our Multi-Purpose Bins are 100% polypropylene and are BPA-free.
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