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The Right Mesh Bins to Corral That Clutter

Even if you have the largest classroom or house imaginable with plenty of built-in storage, at some point, you’re going to need a few containers to help keep things organized. Mesh bins can be a great way to contain smaller items or even help to organize paperwork so that it’s easier to find.

This mesh bin measures 14-inches long, 8.5-inches tall and 3.4-inches deep. It weighs just one pound, and it comes with mounting hardware for easy installation.

While these mesh bins are billed as shelf organizers, they can also double as a solution for drawers or desktops, too. The durable stainless steel construction means you won’t have to worry about rust.

This mesh bin is made from powder-coated stainless steel for added durability. Plus these bins have non-slip foam feet, so it won’t scratch surfaces or shift when you open and close drawers.

While this durable steel mesh bin is perfect for placing next to your classroom desk, it also can be wall-mounted. (The hardware is not included, nor are hanging files.)

This is a three-pack of mesh bins. Each bin measures 5.8-inches tall by 5.5-inches wide by 10.5-inches long. The black finish also makes this universally appealing.

Expert Commentary

Mesh bins are a simple but powerful way to store homework, tests, files, mail or other loose items that you’d like to keep handy. Wall-mounted options save space, and they’re perfect for classrooms and households looking to maximize space. The items you can store in these bins are endless, from pens and pencils, to papers, keys and magazines, you can find a hundred uses for these.

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