Green and Tidy: International Professional Organizer

Liberating busy women from the shackles of chaos and disorganisation

February 25, 2014
by Rachel
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Stop clutter before it starts!

If you’re not yet part of the Green and Tidy community, sign up here (and get a free decluttering masterclass as a bonus). Decluttering can be challenging. It can be both physically and emotionally tiring. We all have to do it. I don’t know anyone who hasn’t got ANY clutter. But the good news is that it’s possible to slow…

July 26, 2011
by Rachel
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Think your clutter causes you distress? Think again!

If you’re not yet part of the Green and Tidy community, sign up here (and get a free audio coaching session as a bonus).   Has your stuff has got WAY out of control? Do you feel overwhelmed by your clutter, ashamed of your home, miserable about your mess, exhausted by the very thought of tackling the backlog? Do you…

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…

May 15, 2011
by Rachel
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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…

March 25, 2011
by Rachel
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How do you decide when your towels are worn out?

How do you decide when something is ‘worn out’? For me it has to be no longer capable of fulfilling its original function before I’ll call it done for (and then I can sometimes find another use for it). Now part of the function of (most) clothes is to make us look good so I suppose you could argue that…