Prepare Better: A Guide To Storage Tubs

Keeping supplies organized can be tricky. So, which storage tub is right for you? Find out here.

byCarrie Saum|
Prepare Better: A Guide To Storage Tubs
Don’t go searching through a flimsy cardboard box again. Getty Images

Clear, durable, soft-sided, sustainable—what do you need in a storage bin? The right container is easy to identify if you know what you’re looking for. Here are our favorite large storage containers for everything from an emergency kit or cleaning overhaul to a major move.

This product is made of shatter-proof polypropylene.

Securing belongings for road trips, moving or any other high impact activity can be daunting. Look for a tub made of stiff, inflexible plastic with a durable lid that clips securely into place, allowing you to stuff it as full as you want without worry. Make it extra secure with a zip tie or portable lock. We like this one for heavy duty, all-weather, high impact storage.

Forget digging through piles of clutter.

Clear bins are the real MVP of storage solutions. From first aid kits to extra clothes, craft and office supplies, being able to easily and quickly identify what you are looking for saves time and effort. We like these tubs because they stack together beautifully, and have handles that lock in place.

This is impact resistant and can withstand temperatures from 0-110℉.

Look for stackable and collapsible storage containers to maximize space. Stackable storage tubs that are fully collapsible means you can store them flat when you’re not using them and effortlessly pop them open when needed. Look for an interlocked nesting design, which makes them easy to keep together.

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Lightweight Option
Holds Big Pieces
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These containers are great for placing larger items, such as comforters or gardening equipment, and can stack vertically to use less square footage on the floor.
Small-Space Storage
Apartment Ready
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The pieces of this multipack easily fit on shelves, in drawers or even under sinks to organize your home.