Green and Tidy

Helping people all over the world declutter and create homes they love

July 21, 2011
by Rachel
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How am I supposed to know what to DO with it?! Part 2: From batteries to furniture

Last week Next Starfish published the first in a series of three guest blogs from me on how to move on unwanted clutter in the most eco-friendly way. Part 2 is available now. So, click here for suggestions for ways to move on all sorts of items, from batteries to furniture. Next week, the final part in the series will…

July 20, 2011
by Rachel
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When did you last use your electric drill?

As I walked around my neighbourhood yesterday, I found myself musing about all the houses I passed, each stuffed to the gunnells with duplicate stuff, most of which hardly ever gets used. I’m sure I’ve read a factoid somewhere about the average amount of time that an electric drill is used for. Certainly I’ve got a drill that, though I…

July 14, 2011
by Rachel
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How am I supposed to know what to DO with it?! (Part 1)

Clients often tell me that not knowing the best ways to dispose of their stuff is a barrier to them decluttering. They want to declutter but they haven’t got time to research the most eco-friendly ways to move things on. And they can’t bear simply to dump stuff they know other people could use. So I researched ways to move…

June 27, 2011
by Rachel
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Decluttering magazines and jewellery

I usually recommend that clients work on areas of their house rather than types of clutter, as fully decluttering an area enables them to see the progress they’re making more clearly. However, if someone knows that they have a lot of a specific type of clutter, it can help to bring it all together from various places in the house,…

June 4, 2011
by Rachel
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How to jump start your clutter-busting

I’m excited about the Clutter-Busting Jump Start service I’ve just launched. It seems I never mention it in conversation without someone saying either that they’d like it themselves or they know someone who would. I’m looking forward to doing my first one on Tuesday and have already had the set-up conversation with my client. I talked her through a visioning…