Know your Litres: A Plastic Container Size Guide

Online shopping has never been more popular and it can be really easy if you know exactly what you want… but what happens if you are looking for something that is size specific?

Buying plastic storage online can be as complicated as choosing shoes and clothes. It’s time to box clever! Solent Plastics has put together a simple guide that will help you to estimate the storage capacity of our plastic containers:  

Small (6-10 Litres)

Can hold approximately 5 - 8 x 1kg bags of sugar

Ideal for storing:

  • Office supplies
  • Gadget accessories
  • Small tools like screw drivers and pliers
  • Handicraft materials

Medium (20-35 Litres)

Can hold approximately 20 - 24 x 1kg bags of sugar

Ideal for storing:

  • Documents
  • Small toys
  • Books
  • CDs or DVDs
  • Power tools
  • Cameras

Large (50-100 Litres)

Can hold approximately 30 - 48 x 1kg bags of sugar

Ideal for storing:

  • Pillows
  • Christmas decorations
  • Stuffed toys
  • Clothes

XL (145-200 Litres)

Can hold approximately 18 - 25 shoe boxes

Ideal for storing:

  • Seasonal items (e.g. winter clothes, heirlooms, keepsakes, Christmas decorations)
  • Other barely used XL items

Now you have a better idea of the capacity of our plastic storage boxes, you can contact Solent Plastics today on 01794 514478 and place your order with confidence!