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 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…

July 12, 2011
by Rachel
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Helping Rose make her dream come true – in just six weeks

This week, I did another two hours work with Rose. She’d asked me to come back in because she felt that her decluttering had stalled, and she was losing faith that she would reach the end of her backlog of clutter. From what she’d said, I expected to find the area we’d cleared together three weeks previously recluttered, and little…

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 8, 2011
by Rachel
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Wow, that’s what I call a transformation!

Yesterday I delivered my first Clutter-Busting Jump Start. And it was so much fun! It was so satisfying to help my client transform an area of her home from a dirty, dusty heap of jumbled stuff to a beautiful, pristine space. About a week before my visit, I had a conversation with Rose to get a thorough understanding of how…