Published at Wednesday, July 11th 2018, 12:38:14 PM by Glenna Richards. Laundry Hamper. The first main type of new laundry hampers design utilizes a trash can like appearance, and has a foot pedal to open up the lid, and seal it when you are not using it. They come in a wide range of colors and styles to match the design of any room in your house. These are a great way to keep your laundry out of sight and.