Easily corral your dirty laundry in a hamper, so it's not all over the floor. You don't have much space to begin with in your room, so why have even less because you've got dirty clothes tossed all over? Keep in mind, too, that, rodents like to nest in piles of things such as papers and clothes, and the last thing you want is to encourage a mice or rat infestation in your room [source: PR Newswire].
But hampers are for more than just dirty duds. Hampers make it easy to tote your clothes to the laundry room, and they can do double-, triple- and quadruple-duty as laundry baskets (to store folded clothing after laundering), storage bins and even as small tables [source: College Bound].