Metal Laundry Basket

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If you have the tendency to do a lot of laundry all the same time, then you know those plastic laundry baskets just will not support the weight. Instead, why don't you consider the metal laundry basket. We have a tremendous collection of possibilities and we know they will make your laundry day more efficient.

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Updated 25/11/2022
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Round Wire Hamper with Removable Liner

Round Wire Hamper with Removable Liner

Wayfair Basics®

Sitting atop four wheels, this 25” tall laundry hamper is perfect for small apartments, dorms, and when traveling. The chrome frame keeps the fabric laundry hamper contained and shaped so you can easily fill it with your clothes, linens, or other washable fabrics.

$49.99 $72.99

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This round canvas hamper works well in a bathroom, bedroom, near a pool, or outside the sauna. It’s easy to move from one location to another when full of clothes, making laundry days much more convenient for you.

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Raised Rolling Metal Laundry Basket

Raised Rolling Metal Laundry Basket

Zipcode Design™

Similar to commercial-type laundry baskets, this large rolling cart can hold a large amount of clothing or bedding. It’s also suitable for holding toys, plush animals, building blocks, and more. The cart stands 26” tall and measures 24” by 16” rectangle.

$144.99 $231

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Square Mesh Metal Laundry Hamper

Square Mesh Metal Laundry Hamper


Complete with a hinged lid on top, this square hamper has four wheels and a removable liner with hook and loop handles. You can remove the fabric bag from the metal cage as needed or push it to the laundry room.

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This 17” by 13” square hamper is perfect for adding to a corner in the bathroom, college dorm room, apartment bedroom, or in a shared shower area. Its simple design fits into any decor, indoors or out.

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Classic White Metal Hamper with Handles

Classic White Metal Hamper with Handles

Yamazaki Home

With a more classic design, this all-metal hamper measures 24” in height and has a built-in handle for easy portability. The four wheels roll smoothly, allowing you to roll it from the washer to the dryer as needed.

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This hamper lacks an interior liner, which prevents excess moisture from causing mildew and tough odors forming on your clothes between wash days. The classic white woven metal style of this slim hamper fits into any decor perfectly.

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Classic Style Metal Laundry Bin

Classic Style Metal Laundry Bin


Measuring just under 24” tall, this classic-style laundry bin features a sturdy metal frame holding a fabric laundry bag inside. The four wheels make this container easy to move as needed and a convenient spot for towels, clothes, and more.

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This Portable laundry bin can be used indoors or out and can be easy to move down a hallway to a shared laundry room. It’s also suitable as a toy holder in a child’s bedroom, perfect for plushies, blocks, and more.

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Fashionable Metal Laundry Hamper

Fashionable Metal Laundry Hamper


At 31” high, this hamper is large enough to hold a few days worth of clothing. The exterior metal shell is durable and hygienic, while the interior liner can be machine-washed. This hamper is space-saving and perfect for smaller bathrooms.

$199.99 $262

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Sleek and stylish, this fashionable laundry hamper can fit right into your elegant decor without looking too industrial. Its metal exterior can be found in black and white, with the interior fabric bag being a neutral gray to suit any decor.

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Metal Laundry Basket

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A metal laundry hamper can help with that eternal household chore: keeping up with the laundry. While perhaps less arduous than washing dishes (even with a dishwasher), laundry is one of those continuous household chores that challenge and frustrate housekeepers. Whether your laundry is for one person, for a household that includes a baby, multiple adult members or elderly or ill people with special needs, it is one of those things that must be done regularly. Metal laundry hampers offer a way to track and control laundry to be done, or laundry that has been done.

Square or Round Ventilated Metal Hampers

Square or round ventilated metal hampers are perfect for receiving soiled garments or linens. Drop in a cloth garment bag and secure it at the top – just as you might a trash can liner – and drop the dirties in as they happen. The ventilated sides allow air circulation to cut down on mildew or musty odors, while the metal protects your soiled delicates from marauding pets. As every pet owner knows to their sorrow, a teething puppy can wreak havoc with laundry, and a territory marking feline is deeply attracted to soiled linens. The metal exterior puts a stop to both behaviors.

Wire Hampers or Rolling Carts

You might not need the protection offered by a metal hamper but could still use a framework for your laundry bag. A wireframe is perfect for holding up a bag until it is full, then you are ready to simply draw the top closed and head for the laundry room or laundromat. If a removable bag isn’t necessary, putting that bag into a rolling cart – round or square – takes a weight off your shoulders and back when laundry day rolls around.

Sorting and Hanging Carts

Once the laundry is done, it needs to be sorted, folded or hung. A rolling laundry cart with sections can help with this chore. When the laundry is dry – whether on a clothesline or in a dryer, it is easy to sort it into household or personal and pop folding items into canvas bags on a metal frame. Hanging items can be placed directly on hangers, ready for transfer into closets.

Kitchen Linens

Ventilated, lidded laundry hampers are also good for kitchen linens, keeping them separate from other household laundry. A nice hamper for the kitchen is a great way to keep dish cloths, tea towels and tablecloths separated from face cloths, hand towels and larger towels used for personal care.

Some things you just don’t want in a regular laundry basket and that’s where the ventilated and lidded laundry bin comes in handy. No canvas liner for this hamper! This contains stuff you want out of sight and away from other things quickly, just as soon as the worst of whatever it was is rinsed off. Diapers, reusable personal items, deeply soiled sheets and similar items need to be separated from ordinary laundry, ready for extra-special cleaning procedures.

Best Ideas

Vintage laundry cart

A practical solution for laundry rooms, this nice hamper moves on caster wheels for easy mobility. Its frame is made of tubular steel and covered in a greenish finish, with criss-crossed legs, a wire basket, and wadded with a quality white fabric.

Metal laundry hamper 1

Throw all your laundry into this basket and take it to and from a laundry room - this wire hamper with handles is woven from metal wires by hand, besides it's able to make a modern style statement and it has almost no weight when empty.

Round hampers set of 3 metal hamper laundry hampers homedecora

Round Hampers - Set of 3 - Metal Hamper - Laundry Hampers | HomeDecora ...

Metal laundry hamper

A small industrial cart on wheels. This black painted piece of furniture restored from industrial age can now be both useful and modern looking in your bathroom. You can store there everything you need in everyday life such as cosmetics or clothes.

3 Piece The Brit Metal Round Hamper Set

3 Piece The Brit Metal Round Hamper Set

This 3-piece metal round hamper set constitutes a convenient proposition for one's laundry storage. Adorned with subtle mosaics, finished in creamy beige, they enchant with their smooth, delicate appeal.

Treasury item vintage french metal wire

Treasury item vintage french metal wire

I always thought that the laundry basket looks not interesting and should be hidden in the wardrobe. This one looks really lovely - the romantic floral pattern allow you to put in the bathroom without any additional protection.

Vintage wicker laundry hamper

vintage laundry hamper. need to find one like this!

Set of 2 metal laundry hampers white

Set of 2 Metal Laundry Hampers - White

Retro laundry basket

This metal wire laundry basket will be a convenient companion of everyday laundry. Linen finishing, strengthened additionally by a metal framing looks adorably and most of all, it is solid.

Rolling wire hamper liner traditional hampers

Rolling Wire Hamper & Liner traditional-hampers

Metal laundry hamper

This handy vintage laundry basket or storage container for other items is a perfect combination of solid metal construction and interesting decorative details. The whole is functional, original and perfect for the bathroom, laundry or dressing room.

Metal laundry baskets

Although the most common baskets for lingerie are wicker and are popular - in the elegant bathroom you may need something more, something like silver flat metal laundry hampers containers carved delicately in Moroccan patterns.

Metal laundry basket

Your new home needs a laundry, so you need the laundry cart on wheels. This one has the wire construction and deep space for clothes and towels. It has the industrial, unique look and solid structure.

Vintage jadite green metal laundry

Vintage jadite green metal laundry

Put some vintage flavor into your laundry room or bathroom by using this barrel-like laundry hamper. It has geometric cutouts all over its metal construction, and a round lid with a small handle. It looks a bit worn out, but this only adds up to its charm.

Vintage laundry basket

A cool spacious laundry basket of welded steel. It has walls with a rectangle lattice design, 2 C-handles, feet for air circulation. A notched liner of washable cotton canvas has a large printed lettering in black capitals with a weathered finish.

Metal laundry cart on wheels

From shabby to country cottage chic- Galvanized metal cans, sprayed in green hide big bags of dog food for hungry rotties!

Metal laundry sorter

From this laundry hamper, the world will spin you with thousands of wheels. Made of brushed metal, in classic black, the black hoops combine in different sizes with each other, creating an interesting and fashionable structure of the laundry basket.

Rolling metal laundry basket

The beautiful and highly decorated trash can be a great solution for the bathroom where it will serve as a metal laundry hamper. Beautiful decorations in eye-catching colors captivate you. The white background creates a unique whole.

Tin laundry container

Ellie Rolling Hamper from World Market. Vintage in style, this hamper is made of metal in an antique finish. Features a removable polyester liner, and casters that allows it to roll easily from room to room, making laundry time a little simpler. 20"W x 15

Vintage laundry hamper

Add beauty and style to your laundry with this metal laundry hamper, with pink color and floral accent. It's depp so it's perfect for your dirty clothes, sheets and more.

Great old metal laundry basket from my collection get yourself

Great old metal laundry basket from my collection. Get yourself ...

Vintage hamper

Metal laundry hamper is a great way to have an attractive solution for the bathroom or laundry. Beautiful color and exciting form make this item very functional and very decorative. The perfect fit will work well in any decor.

Vintage metal cabinet laundry basket front by myshabbychicshop 75 00

Vintage metal cabinet laundry basket front by MyShabbyChicShop, $75.00

Metal rolling laundry cart

DETECTO vintage metal clothes hamper - looking for one of these. Please keep your eyes peeled for me girls!