Sorting and organizing your dirty laundry before it is washed can be very helpful. It will keep like colors and types together and help with folding and putting away later. This is a guide about organizing dirty laundry.
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To make laundry sorting easier and faster I have a blue 10 gallon trash can for blue jeans, a white one for whites, and a green one for everything else. It wasn't hard training my children to use them either (even the 17 year old!).
My sorting of dirty laundry begins with the hamper I toss it into. I have a separate white circular hamper for white mostly cotton clothes. As for the others, I separate permanent press andhang-up clothes from folded clothes, such as colored tee shirts and underwear. Towels and washcloths are also washed by themselves. It is best to launder delicate lingerie, such as, bras, girdles, and fancy nightgowns together, perhaps in a mesh bag, so the hooks don't get stuck to anything.
Don't throw away those department store handle bags. Store them in your linen closet and use them to carry the various loads of wash to the laundry room and then put the clean clothes back in them to carry them to the areas in the house where the items are stored.
I read all the tips for organizing dirty laundry and have to shake my head in amazement. Why do you let your dirty laundry pile up so much? Keep ahead of your dirty laundry by washing, drying, and putting away at least one load per day. The descriptions you have provided amount to what Flylady.net refers to as Mount Washmore.
I bought laundry baskets for each member of the family. These baskets have three compartments and is on a frame that rolls. Every time an item of clothing is put into the basket, it is put into it's correct spot, so when it is filled the laundry is already sorted. Each compartment holds one load of laundry so you also know when it's time to do laundry.
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I HAVE A SMALL THRASH CAN WITH A LID THAT WE BUT WHITE CLOTHES IN AND THEN WE HAVE REGULAR HAMPER FOR COLORED CLOTHES. SINCE I HAVE 3 BOYS I BOUGHT A WHITE TRASH CAN AND BLUE HAMPER SO THEY UNDERSTAND THE CONCEPT