Don't waste all that space between joists in a basement or garage. Screw wire shelving to the underside of the joists. Use a standard 8-ft. x 16-in. length of wire shelving and a pack of plastic clips, or have it cut to length at the home center.
I think this is a great idea for a busy college student and a busy homemaker ... It spreads out the load of work over a week. i love the outline of it but would customize it to include specifics that pertain to my household.