Green and Tidy: International Professional Organizer

Liberating you from the shackles of chaos and disorganisation

May 15, 2011
by Rachel

Why secondhand isn’t always green

In a word (OK, two words), dry cleaning. I took a gorgeous dress that I’ve worn to a few parties recently to be dry cleaned today. Man, that made me uncomfortable. I only buy (or get for free) secondhand clothes. I’ve bought almost no new clothes for years and it now feels scandalously wasteful to me to buy new when…

May 11, 2011
by Rachel

Make the whole world a library

Ah the mystique of books. Why is it so hard to part with them? Is it because we feel the sight of lots of (tasteful?) books on our shelves projects a certain image about ourselves? Or because we subconsciously believe that the proximity of all that knowledge and erudition will cause at least some of it magically to transfer itself…

May 2, 2011
by Rachel

The party’s over yet the fun continues

So, what to do with the leftovers from the decluttering rummage pot-luck party… The clothes and shoes are easy. I’ll bag them up and put them in a charity clothes bin. The rest of the leftovers are books (including loads about digital design), CD-Roms (mostly educational), a DVD, a few videos and a couple of CDs, plus some computer peripherals….