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Who else keeps their clothes piled up on a random chair? 🙋‍♀️ No? Just us?

Well, if you do happen to be in the same circumstance, you’re in luck because we’ve got stylish and sustainable laundry baskets, hampers, and bags to help you (and us) clean up. These brands work with artisans and makers worldwide utilizing eco-friendly plastic alternatives, as opposed to most hampers and bags.

Want to optimize your entire laundry routine? Here’s our guide to laundry soaps and storage containers, as well as a how-to for hand washing your most precious garments.

Baskets & Hampers

1. West Elm

Made In | Vietnam
Sustainability & Ethics | Artisan-made, safe & fair working conditions, made of renewable water hyacinth
Size Range | Small & large
Price | $65–$85

As a conscious company, West Elm works with artisans worldwide to craft home goods, providing premium wages and safe working conditions. These handmade baskets are woven by Vietnamese craftspeople preserving their historical traditions passed down among generations. Each basket is made of water hyacinth, a renewable plant native to the Amazon basin, around a sturdy metal frame. Long-lasting and high-quality.

2. Uashmama

Made In | Italy
Sustainability & Ethics | Eco-friendly paper material, sustainable sourcing, ethically made
Size Range | Large
Price | $79–$148

Uashmama is a proudly family-owned brand out of Tuscany, Italy. Using controlled sourcing measures, Uashmama works with trees and natural vegetable waxes to create their signature AGGO® washable paper, which feels more like thick canvas than anything else! Manufactured with modular snaps, these laundry bags are perfect for mixing, matching, and even interlocking. They’re also washable should you decide to label them.

3. The Citizenry

Made In | Ghana
Sustainability & Ethics | Artisan-made, handwoven, 100% Fair Trade
Size Range | Large
Price | $219

The Citizenry is all about the collective–representing artisans and designers across different cultures in developing handmade home goods using time-tested techniques. This gorgeous woven basket is handmade using elephant grass (native to Ghana!) by a cooperative of 20 artisans in Bolgatanga, through a precise 8-step process. Best yet, The Citizenry operates with 100% of their products made using strict fair trade processes that are audited and guaranteed by the World Fair Trade Organization.

4. Will & Atlas

Made In | Bangladesh
Sustainability & Ethics | Artisan-made, safe & fair working conditions, made of natural jute & dyes
Size Range | Large
Price | $185

Will & Atlas partners with Bangladeshi artisans in remote and rural communities for natural jute and palm fiber products, including rugs, totes, and laundry baskets. This stunning hamper (dyed with seeds!) is woven using traditional techniques, and Will & Atlas provides fair trade working conditions to all employees. At 20” tall, it’s especially great for laundry in small spaces!

Laundry Bags

5. Package Free

Made In | India
Sustainability & Ethics | GOTS certified organic cotton, Fair Trade Certified
Size Range | Extra large
Price | $15

Make your laundry run more fun with this easy-to-carry bag from Package Free. Originally produced in India under ethical working conditions, this laundry bag is sewn using 100 percent GOTS certified organic cotton. At 36” tall and equipped with a helpful shoulder strap, you can pack up to 40 pounds of clothes before heading to the laundromat. (And when you no longer need the bag, it is fully compostable or recyclable!)

6. Ingredients Matter

Made In | USA
Sustainability & Ethics | EWG certified cotton, Leaping Bunny certified, recyclable packaging
Size Range | Large
Price | $24.99

Ingredients Matter understands that… well, ingredients and fabrics matter as consumers and brands. As a leader in the natural laundry space, it only made sense that the brand would create heavy-duty canvas laundry bags, too. It comes with a handy front pocket for your soaps or detergent (Ingredients Matter’s soaps come jug-free and are Safer Choice certified!), as well as an adjustable strap. Whether you’re lugging your dorm, gym, or home clothes to the washer, this laundry bag is one secure option.

7. The Organic Company

Made In | India
Sustainability & Ethics | GOTS Certified organic cotton
Size Range | Extra large
Price | $50

The Organic Company’s Big Organic Laundry Bag is exactly what you’d think it is. The bag is designed by The Organic Company’s Danish team and then crafted in India, using 100 percent GOTS certified organic cotton. At 39” wide, they’re incredibly roomy and can act as both laundry bags and weekenders. Available in three stunning colors, it’s the easiest way to hide a massive laundry pile you may have lying around.