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Clearcut Strips Away The Clutter From Amazon

Chrome: Amazon is a very busy site packed with lot of products. If you’re sick of the clutter and just want to find what you’re looking for, Clearcut gets rid of all the fluff from Amazon’s homepage.


Clear Out Old Books With This Triage System

If you’re the type to keep a lot of books around, you know they end up often being more of a pain to find space for than they’re worth. Over at Root Simple, they offer up a simple triage method to help clean out the clutter from your bookshelf so you’re left with books you actually want.


Get Rid Of Clutter By Throwing Things Away 'By Default'

Keeping your objects as long as possible is easier on your budget, but it also leads to a lot of clutter. Instead of trying to keep your stuff for as long as possible, make your default decision one to throw it out.


Declutter Your Home With Boxes For Unidentified Found Objects (UFOs)

Getting rid of clutter is great, but it sucks if someone needed something you tossed out. Set up Unidentified Found Object (UFO) boxes around the house to collect random or unrelated items until you get a moment to organise them, or someone comes looking for them.


Purging Unneeded Stuff Could Earn You More Time (And Possibly Money)

Having too much clutter or unnecessary items around the house can be a frustrating time hindrance. By regularly purging all of the things you don’t need, you’ll spend less time looking for things — and maybe even net you a few bucks.


De-Clutter With A Category Plan Instead Of Going Room By Room

Typically, when most people are on a de-clutter mission, they start in one room. If that approach isn’t working for you, try to start with a category of stuff in your house or apartment.


End Every Workday With A 10-Minute Cleaning Session

It can be tempting to drop everything and get out of the office as soon as the workday ends, but that abrupt end doesn’t make it easy to pick up where you left off. Take a few minutes to clear your desk so you’ll start the next day organised.


Schedule A Toy Purge Before Holidays And Birthdays

Brace yourselves, parents. It’s that wonderful time of the year when even more toys invade our homes. Now’s probably the best time to declutter the existing stash of stuffed animals and plastic toys to make room for the new.


Decide Whether To Keep Sentimental Items With Three Questions

We often clutter our spaces with too much stuff: souvenirs, antiques from previous generations and gifts are just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re willing to put your feelings aside, here’s how to objectively evaluate whether an item is worth keeping, or if you’re keeping it for sentimental purposes.


What Professional Organisers Really Do, And How They Can Help

When you hear “professional organiser”, your favourite reality TV shows about pack rats and hoarders may pop to mind. Professional organisers definitely help those people, but there’s much more to the profession than that. Organisers can help those of us too busy, too confused, too tired or too stressed to deal with our own clutter. Here’s what professional organisers really do and how they may be able to help you.