Great addition to side by side freezer/fridge
These bins are a great way to maximize the use of the cubic feet in your side by side freezer. It seems like I'm always juggling items falling out of the freezer when I'm looking for something. These bins make it easier to store vacuum seal bags and boxes on end rather than stacking. I only bought two to "test" them but plan to buy more the next time I'm in the Container Store!
May 1, 2012
New to Fridge Organizing? Great, but beware...
The situation: I was tired to finding things in the fridge that I wasn't seeing regularly enough to use, and then having to throw it away. I do not buy groceries in bulk, and try to purchase only what we need for a few days. But with all the containers in the fridge, sometimes you lose track. Or at least, I do. So with the Spring Organization Sale, I decided to invest in these Fridge Binz and see if it made life any easier.
The verdict: In short, these are great. My one complaint is that they are just a tad too deep for my GE Profile fridge. I did measure beforehand to see, but didn't take into account that the bins should fit within the "well" of the shelves. I had measured merely the depth from the edge of the shelf to the back. Duh. No matter - I still liked them.
My purchase: I purchased two of the wine holders, two of the Narrow Deep, two of the Wide Deep, and two of the Wide containers. I spent about an hour planning out what I thought I needed and where they would fit in my fridge so that i could spend about 10 minutes in the store to find and purchase the items. Otherwise, I would have overspent for sure!!
+ Wine Holders -- to hold wine / beverage containers.
+ Narrow Deep -- to hold child's sandwich stuff (e.g., sun butter, jelly, and pre-made SB&J sandwiches). Another to hold other condiments.
+ Wide Deep -- planned on using to hold fresh fruit. Planned the other for holding meats / fish that needed a deeper 'hold' capacity.
+ Wide -- planned to hold bacon in one, and save the other for defrosting meats or containing fresh meat / chx / fish.
I am going to return the Wine Holders only because my fridge is not wide enough and the depth is messing up all my other organization. My plans for use of the other bins did materialize, but because of my depth miscalculations I am using only half of what I purchased. I especially like having a container to pull that will hold my meats / fish that I get from the store -- I HATE having to clean up those juices because of the inconvenience of taking everything off the shelves.
Hope that helps! In short, if you feel disorganized, it's definitely worth it to purchase these. Even if you measure and sketch everything out, just start with one of each size and add on as you see fit. If my freezer were bigger, I would for sure use these to organize things.
May 20, 2013
Art Studio Dream Storage
I am always looking for ways to store my art supplies so that they are easy to get to and compact...enter Fridge Binz...excellent! Not only can I see every item in each drawer when they are stacked, they are also leak proof and I can label the front of each drawer. Unstack, stack...easy and endless perfection to the inventive use of this product.
Thank you Container Store for providing excellent products for...well...containing and organizing!
May 5, 2013
Great for organizing
The Fridge Binz are great for refrigerator, freezer, roll out shelves in kitchen cabinets, closets, etc. My fridge, freezer and cabinets look neater and it's much easier to reach items. They are sturdy too.
May 5, 2013