Every laundry day starts with dragging all of the hampers to the washing machine, and then emptying them out on the floor while you sort by like colors. Of course, you can use the floor to sort said piles, but your laundry room isn't a very fun place to work when you're tripping over dirty stacks. So, what's a dying-to-become-organized laundress to do? Add a three-bin sorter to the mix, of course; one bin for darks, lights and whites. And then on laundry day, ask each of your family members to sort the contents of his or her hamper into the sorter, saving you time and a sore back.
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