These are my laundry bins to help my family of 6 separate.
One I labeled "Whites"
Things to bleach
Next one reads "Mediums"
Last one says "Darks"
By Tracey from Michigan
I do the same thing. I have 7 in our home and it is much easier to lift a whole basket and dump it into the wash. You also know right away if you have enough to fill a washer load of that color.
That seems like a very good idea for larger families and where you want family members to sort their own dirty clothes. We are a family of 4 so I just sort into piles on wash day.
I don't have good luck washing reds, pinks, oranges
with blues, so I wait until I have at least a "small" load of them and wash them separately from blues
and greens, otherwise I get something like "olive" or
"burple", as the grandkids call it,
if there is a single NEW item that slips past me.
Some sale cotton items bleed colors like mad, as do
some of the "older " garments the kids like to pull from the spare closets/boxes and wear as they become "cool" within their generational fads. Those fabrics are NOT reliably color-fast, believe me. Be careful and on the safe side.
Good luck and God bless.
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