I own a small landscaping company in Chicago. I have 3 of these totes in the large size: one for gardening hand tools, another for small supplies and the last for garbage bags. They are the perfect size, weight and hardiness (haha plant pun intended...).
One of my employees placed 3x one-gallon square growers' pots (from plants we had installed) along one side of the box we use for gardening hand tools. She used one for scissors, one for pruners and one for saws. She placed the larger tools in the empty space next to the pots. Now it is even more fabulous. I highly recommend this product. Can I add a photo later? Didn't think of that.
I was shopping at the Chicago location a week ago. My thought was to buy some new totes - not because they are broken after 5 seasons of use - but because I a gift card was burning a hole in my pocket. I couldn't find them at first and I was bummed. I asked a sales person and was pleased to know they weren't discontinued. I still have the gift card because I couldn't decide what to buy and I didn't have time to look further. Next week!
Love these totes! I wish there were one large enough to accommodate loppers and hedge trimmers.
March 28, 2013
Great Tote to Store Projects to Go!
I have previously ordered many of these in large and medium sizes to store all of my sewing/quilting projects and kits in. They stack easily in a closet, but make it easy also to pick up a project to go! I label the outside of the tote with a P-touch label, and sort the kits inside into vinyl zip bags, also from The Container Store. So glad we now have a store in Tampa, so I no longer have to mail order!
March 26, 2013
I purchased the medium tote. It holds all my spare batteries. The lid fits very securely. And I love the handle! Much easier to carry. I plan on purchasing another one for my gardening supplies.
March 20, 2013
Great storage bins
I'm always looking for bins with lids to store things in. And there are a wide variety to choose from but these are among my favorites. They stack well, the sizes are great (I use all 3 sizes), they fit on my shelves with ease or in the top of the closet and the handles come in quite handy, yet they're never in the way. The lid is a secure fit.
I use them for craft items, first aid, toys, etc. I like them for these purposes because I can see exactly what's in each bin. I personally prefer these for the closet or storage room, maybe bedroom, but I don't like plastic bins in the living room, so would recommend a fabric bin if you need something there.
A great choice for plastic storage bin.
March 18, 2013