Updated August 29, 2020 by Chris Gillespie

The 10 Best Shopping Baskets

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This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in May of 2020. Having your own basket is an eco-friendly option for shopping, as it cuts down on the use of plastic bags. They are especially useful when visiting a market, and since many are foldable they can easily be kept in your car. They also offer hygiene benefits when visiting grocery stores, as they save you from having to use the public carts, which can carry viruses and bacteria. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. RSVP International Market Basket

2. JVL Hamper

3. Southern Homewares Tote

Editor's Notes

August 27, 2020:

We're all familiar with using a basket when visiting a grocery store, however, after paying for the goods, they then need to be transferred into a bag to be taken home. By using one of these shopping baskets you can reduce time spent shopping, help protect the environment, and protect yourself from the unsanitary germs that are surely found on the handles of baskets and carts used by other customers. We considered a variety of styles for this ranking, most of which can fold away for easy storage, while the wicker options make nice gifts or decorative items, too.

The most versatile options we considered are the ones that fold away for convenient storage. The RSVP International Market Basket is a great all-round choice as it's made from durable material and has an innovative design that allows it to be folded in half, making it very compact when not in use. Similarly, the Southern Homewares Tote collapses flat and since it is made from silicone, it can carry water without leaking, making it useful as an ice bucket for chilling drinks. The Monkibag-HM Zebra is made from durable oxford canvas with a fashionable design, and is quite large when unfolded, and the CleverMade Collapsible is a very sturdy option that comes in a pack of three that can be stacked together, ether when folded flat or when full.

Non-folding options are certainly bulkier but can be used for a range of storage or decorative options around the home, too. The JVL Hamper and the Electric Wicker24 are hand made baskets that would make a nice gift or bread basket in a farmhouse style kitchen. Finally, we included two options with wheels, the Salesmaker Carts ClaxGreen and the Dbest Products Cruiser Cart. These are ideal for carrying very heavy loads, or for those with mobility problems. They both collapse for easy storage and the Salesmaker Carts ClaxGreen comes with a removable, foldable basket that locks in to place on either of its two shelves.

Special Honors

Versacart For commercial businesses, this company offers a variety of different plastic and wire hand baskets and totes. They can also be customized, with your company logo and artwork printed on the side. versacart.com

4. Monkibag-HM Zebra

5. Salesmaker Carts ClaxGreen

6. CleverMade Collapsible

7. E Wicker24

8. Dbest Products Cruiser Cart

9. Spectrum Wire Tote

10. Winholt Super Sani-Basket


Chris Gillespie
Last updated on August 29, 2020 by Chris Gillespie

Starting his career in the building industry, Chris built and managed a plumbing and heating company in northern England. After 13 years, seeking a more fulfilling lifestyle, he moved to southeast Asia, eventually settling in Vietnam, where he teaches writing and comprehension at a number of international universities. Drawing on his previous experience, and his passion for kitesurfing and windsurfing, Chris is knowledgeable in all things water related both recreationally and within the construction industry.


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