The one great thing about a laundry room is you do not need that much space. Convert a closet into your dream laundry room. A stackable arrangement conserves space but you can also install side by side washer & dryer with a counter top and cabinets above.
33 Clever Ways To Store Your Shoes - Take up unused space by putting up shelves in the corner of the garage. I'm seeing these for recycling bins in the garage corner with one top shelf to hold the recycling bags, ties marker etc.