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Medium Smart Store Tote & Inserts

$3.99/pkg - $11.99/pkg

Our fantastic Smart Store System is so multifunctional, you'll find several uses for it around your home! Choose from four sizes of open totes (small, medium (shown), large or x-large) then select inserts and trays to organize the items inside. Craft supplies, cleaning supplies, office items, toys and more are wonderfully organized with this smart, portable system.

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  • Made from polypropylene
  • Locking lid
  • Food-safe


Medium Smart Store Tote Translucent
  • SKU#: 10051178
$11.99
  • 11-3/4" x 15-3/4" x 7-1/2" h
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Smart Store Adhesive Labels Pkg/12
  • SKU#: 10059629
$4.99
  • 3-3/4" x 2-1/4" h
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28 in-stock at Reston
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Tall Smart Store Insert White
  • SKU#: 10051179
$3.99
  • 5-1/8" x 4-3/4" x 5-7/8" h
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16 in-stock at Reston
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Tall Colorwave Smart Store Insert Pink
  • SKU#: 10062814
$3.99
  • 5-1/8" x 4-3/4" x 5-7/8" h
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Tall Colorwave Smart Store Insert Yellow
  • SKU#: 10062818
$3.99
  • 5-1/8" x 4-3/4" x 5-7/8" h
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Tall Colorwave Smart Store Insert Green
  • SKU#: 10062815
$3.99
  • 5-1/8" x 4-3/4" x 5-7/8" h
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Tall Colorwave Smart Store Insert Blue
  • SKU#: 10062816
$3.99
  • 5-1/8" x 4-3/4" x 5-7/8" h
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Small Smart Store Inserts White Pkg/6
  • SKU#: 10051181
$6.99
  • 4-1/8" x 3-1/4" x 2-7/8" h
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1 in-stock at Reston
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Small Colorwave Smart Store Inserts Pink Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10062809
$3.99
  • 4-1/8" x 3-1/4" x 2-7/8" h
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Small Colorwave Smart Store Inserts Yellow Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10062813
$3.99
  • 4-1/8" x 3-1/4" x 2-7/8" h
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Small Colorwave Smart Store Inserts Green Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10062810
$3.99
  • 4-1/8" x 3-1/4" x 2-7/8" h
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Small Colorwave Smart Store Inserts Blue Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10062811
$3.99
  • 4-1/8" x 3-1/4" x 2-7/8" h
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Medium Smart Store Inserts White Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10051182
$6.99
  • 4-1/4" x 10" x 3" h
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12 in-stock at Reston
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Medium Colorwave Smart Store Inserts Pink Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10062819
$6.99
  • 4-1/4" x 10" x 3" h
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3 in-stock at Reston
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Medium Colorwave Smart Store Inserts Yellow Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10062823
$6.99
  • 4-1/4" x 10" x 3" h
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Medium Colorwave Smart Store Inserts Green Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10062820
$6.99
  • 4-1/4" x 10" x 3" h
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Medium Colorwave Smart Store Inserts Blue Pkg/3
  • SKU#: 10062821
$6.99
  • 4-1/4" x 10" x 3" h
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Smart Store Handled Tray White
  • SKU#: 10051180
$5.99
  • 11" x 14-5/8" x 3-5/8" h
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10 in-stock at Reston
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Colorwave Smart Store Handled Tray Green
  • SKU#: 10062825
$5.99
  • 11" x 14-5/8" x 3-5/8" h
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Colorwave Smart Store Handled Tray Pink
  • SKU#: 10062824
$5.99
  • 11" x 14-5/8" x 3-5/8" h
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Colorwave Smart Store Handled Tray Yellow
  • SKU#: 10062828
$5.99
  • 11" x 14-5/8" x 3-5/8" h
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Colorwave Smart Store Handled Tray Blue
  • SKU#: 10062826
$5.99
  • 11" x 14-5/8" x 3-5/8" h
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Medium Smart Store Tote & Inserts
$3.99/pkg - $11.99/pkg

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Medium Smart Store Tote & Inserts is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 76.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Container Store Container was perfect size and color. Great find!!
Date published: 2019-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Organize Kid Good container with sectional options to organize my preschooler’s school supplies at home. Container easy for me to open but not kid friendly. This is actually great for me to not have my preschooler use the materials without supervision! Convenience is essential to just grab the container and start preschool work and crafts.
Date published: 2019-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product to store school supplies in! Perfect fit!
Date published: 2019-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inserts Love these items. You can use them anywhere besides the Smart storage.
Date published: 2019-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sized containers I have been purchasing these to store yarn in my arts and crafts room. They have a locking lid and are clear. I use them to store my projects in progress. They are the perfect size.
Date published: 2019-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PERFECT FOR THE CLASSROOM I am kindergarten teacher in the city and I was looking for something FAST AND EASY for my students to have access too but also durable! We all know how fast moving 5 years can be! And THIS IS THE PERFECT PRODUCT! I put markers, crayons, sissors, glue, colored pencils and expos in the containers within the storage container, you will see with the pictures below! It also makes it easy for clean up as well! Just put away and go or grab and go especially during our center time! Being a teacher, you like to save money but those cheap products we end up buying for a dollar, let’s face it only last 1/2 school year if that but not these products from the container store!! It’s worth the price and I’m going on 6 years now with these products above and in the pictures and hopefully more to come! Thanks CONTAINER for making my classroom supplies more accessible and organized for my students!
Date published: 2019-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PERFECT FOR CLASSROOM NEEDS I am kindergarten teacher in the city and I was looking for something FAST AND EASY for my students to have access too but also durable! We all know how fast moving 5 years can be! And THIS IS THE PERFECT PRODUCT! I put markers, crayons, sissors, glue, colored pencils and expos in the containers within the storage container, you will see with the pictures below! It also makes it easy for clean up as well! Just put away and go or grab and go especially during our center time! Being a teacher, you like to save money but those cheap products we end up buying for a dollar, let’s face it only last 1/2 school year if that but not these products from the container store!! It’s worth the price and I’m going on 6 years now with these products above and in the pictures and hopefully more to come! Thanks CONTAINER for making my classroom supplies more accessible and organized for my students!
Date published: 2019-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Kids Art Storage This was just what I needed for all the markers and pencils and crayons that started accumulating! We also bought a second one with a different divider for all of our playdoh accessories! Each kids has their own with all their own artsy stuff!
Date published: 2019-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice, but too expensive I like how much you can customize this system, and I love the bright colors. I don't like the shapes of the small insets. They leave too much air between them which is a waste of space. I understand that might be to make them easier to remove but I'm still not a fan. That being said, it's a very nice modular system. But *way* too expensive. Just a single bin with several insets ended up being $40
Date published: 2018-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought it again I bought the first medium smart tote for myself but my husband liked it. He said it was perfect for his collection. I bought this one for him and will probably get another one too.. Someday I will be able to get one for me. Lol
Date published: 2018-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for craft supplies This bin makes it so easy to separate my soap making supplies. I keep the bigger items, like the stick blender, in the bottom, and use the tray with a handle on the top to sort the smaller items. That way I can carry everything I need right to my work area. I can also see what I'm running low on.
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great inserts Perfect to use in totes/bins or by themselves. Very versatile and durable.
Date published: 2018-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from super useful Simple, slightly taller than drawer baskets, and with straighter vertical sides, these inserts are great for organizing kitchen drawers.
Date published: 2018-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flexible storage solution Storage box is good quality with a good quality lid - heavy plastic and strong hinges to keep lid on. Inserts are available for specific storage needs or box can be used as is.
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Medium Smart Store Tote I purchased the medium tote, along with 6 inserts. It works well and is a good organizer, but be careful stacking the totes as the lid is not durable. I've had a few crack and the Container Store does not sell replacement lids. I would give the tote a higher rating if replacement lids were available for purchase.
Date published: 2018-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Alternative tool box! I keep our tools in a tool box I made from a collection of these modular parts. It is much nicer to look at than the standard metal case, and I feel like I can see everything better as well.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Smaller than I thought I should have paid better attention to the actual size. These are not large bins despite the similar price (I picked up large clear bins for $13.99). These are small and good for organizing small items. Not great for storing large size items or large amounts. Still, useful for storing lightweight things such as fabric scraps etc. and I love the snap closures on the sides. The colors make it not very easy to see what's inside.
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect!!! I needed storage for all my crochet stuff. This fits the bill. I can stack them and see everything I have. It helps me with all my projects. In fact I'm planning on getting more.
Date published: 2016-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's perfect for what I need it for. Good size and good for storage. A little pricey, but worth it!
Date published: 2016-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love these! they are cute and durable and have so many options for organizing. I have the medium ones and the small ones and all the various inserts. wonderful!
Date published: 2016-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good storage for Legos I purchased this product along with the handled tray and 3 medium inserts to store my son's Lego Robot kit. I am completely satisfied as it makes organizing the Lego parts so simple and accessible.
Date published: 2016-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome. These sets have helped me get a handle on puzzle pieces and little toys tgat always end up lost. So great to have everything organized. Well worth the price!
Date published: 2016-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Creative solution If you pencils, rubber bands, and other items. It's awesome.
Date published: 2015-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Form and Function The containers are perfectly sized with great fitting lids. The bright colors or clear give multiple options for where to use them.
Date published: 2015-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FANTASTIC ! i got three medium smart totes, one pink, one blue and one green and they are awesome! not sure what i was thinking of putting in them but when i needed to put some stuff away quickly, after the cat knocked a bunch of dvds on the floor, each one fit about 24 dvds, lined up on their sides with the titles showing for 20 or 21 of them along the length of the box and 3 along the side on their sides too. it of course depends too on whether they're regular size or a complete season of a tv show which tend to be bigger so the number you can fit in could be different. and the lid is awesome! a super tight fit but easy to open and close. one of the handles that helps close it was jammed almost shut so i didn't want to break it by forcing it open. it was still fine though as the lid could be slid under it and then it closed fine just like the other side. and looks like a nice tight fit that could withstand cats knocking it off something onto the floor. !! so i am ordering more. they are transparent so you can see thru them although if you want something you can read from the outside when they're closed you might want to get the clear ones just for easier ability to see thru them. and my only improvement would be to have more colours in this size !!! orange and purple and yellow are always good. so two thumbs up, five stars out of five and 10 out of 10. you can't go wrong with these beauties !!!
Date published: 2014-08-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mostly functional I got the clear bin with the 6 different colored tall inserts for art storage for my children. I really love it except for the fact that unsharpened pencils are too tall for it. I either have to jam the lid in place or sharpen them all. I like to gather up every odd and end craft supply they've gotten from school, birthday parties, etc in here so it's annoying to have to sharpen all 20 extra pencils. Other than that this is a great product and easy to use for young children (mine are first graders).
Date published: 2014-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Product! I bought this tote and six of the colored organizers to put inside. I am very pleased with the amount of space it provides! I love it that the container is clear so it's see-through and the colored containers inside show through just enough that it looks good. I am also happy that I can take out each colored container and use it as needed and then return it to it's place so everything stays neat and clean inside. I will be ordering more of these systems to continue to organize my life! Great design & quality.
Date published: 2014-08-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Okay for some uses This works for what it is, a lightweight storage option for organizing small things. It is appropriately priced - much more affordable than Iris containers but also lower in quality/durability.
Date published: 2014-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic if you can afford it! These container are absolutely the best! I love the ability to keep an entire body of project items in one place while still having everything separated within the box. The only qualm I have is about the price. It is entirely too expensive! As with other container store items, sometimes there's nothing better than the real thing. You get what you pay for, and here you are paying for the quality. All in all, great storage system!
Date published: 2014-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Handy! Love the bins and options for this tote for whatever you need it to be!
Date published: 2014-06-09
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Community Q&A

How deep is your shallowest set of inserts for this system?

I need to organize my sole desk drawer and it's only two inches deep. Or perhaps someone there could suggest an alternate product line? The drawer measures 27 3/4" wide, 15" long and 2" deep. Thanks for any help you can give me!
Asked by: LMEPA1
This Medium tote can hold 6 inserts - each are 6 inches tall, so would not work in your setup. The inserts for the Small tote are approx. 3 inches tall, maybe still to tall for you.
Answered by: mykenyce
Date published: 2018-02-03

What is the internal dimensions that the bottom of the Medium Smart Store Tote?

Asked by: ShoppingTalk
The bottom of the tote measures 10" wide x 13" long.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2019-04-20

How many markers (chubby Crayola) can a single tall insert hold?

Asked by: TeacherStef
A single Tall Smart Store Insert should accommodate about 12 to 20 average size markers.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2018-08-11

Will the Lid Fit?

I am reading that the lid does not fit on in some configuration, is this true? If so, which ones?
Asked by: Myisha
The companion lid of our Medium Smart Store Tote can be fully closed and locked down with the accessory inserts shown on this product page. For further assistance choosing Smart Store Tote & Inserts that are perfect for your needs, please contact us at 1-888-CONTAIN (266-8246).
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-04-13

Acrylic paint on the bottom

If you store regular sized acrylic paint bottles on the bottom, can you still place the tray on top?
Asked by: almostbunnies
Unfortunately, no, our Medium Smart Store Tote cannot accommodate standard acrylic paint bottles and the The Smart Store Tray at the same time.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-07-13
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