You'll notice that I categorize my posts by how I disposed of the items described within. I thought a lot about what to use for categories: types of clutter, room in which clutter came from, a mix of the above. I settled on the way I got rid of things because it's important to me that I'm not just moving my stuff from the landfill of my house to the landfill of Maryland.
I'm pleased to see that donations are ahead of trash, but just barely. I guess that's the nature of junk—much of it is just not good enough to pass on. Although if you add the donations category to the
I've mailed things away, driven things away, and had people come pick things up. I even mailed some CDs and hand towels to readers. Thus far, I haven't sold anything, but eventually I might.
I'm always interested in creative ways to get rid of my stuff and great places that can use donations. Always let me know if you hear of a place.
And even though I started this blog as a motivational tool to keep me on task with uncluttering, it's been wonderful to find all of you who are actually interested in what I'm doing. My own husband only skims this blog, and it's his stuff I'm getting rid of.
I've loved hearing your own stories and reading your blog posts about your own decluttering efforts. I am amazed every time I get a comment and learn that I've inspired someone to get rid of something or to donate their wedding dress. You all rock. I can't believe you read here.
My life is getting incrementally better every day with the removal of all these things. Thank you for your moral support! And here's to the next 1000!