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Remember The 3 R’s as You Downsize

By | December 4th, 2019|Categories: Downsizing, Recycle|Tags: , , , |

The 3 R’s are - reuse, reduce and recycle. These are very important R’s to remember at all times. I just read something the other day on the internet somewhere, I can’t remember where, that suggested we add a 4th R – refuse.  The context pertained to refusing to use disposable plastic water bottles. That’s a great idea. I think it could be added to the 3 R’s and considered as you downsize, and not just for disposable plastic water bottles. Refusing to add another unwanted or unneeded thing to our living environment makes sense. Throughout our lives we downsize [...]

Keep It Simple – Repurpose Organization Resources You Already Have

By | May 18th, 2011|Categories: Home Organization, Organizing Tips, Recycle|Tags: , , |

Many clients will ask what type of containers to buy in preparation for our first organizing session. It makes sense to ask that question. What I tell them is, don’t buy anything just yet. We need to assess your needs first, then, begin to sort through all the items in a room or area of a room. During the initial sort, all kinds of containers are emptied that you can repurpose for organizing systems to meet the need of that particular room or area. It’s amazing how many containers you have around your home that can be reused. There could [...]

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