Paper Organizing Tips
Paper is the number one culprit of clutter, it piles up very quickly, so having good systems in place to control incoming paper is vital. Listed below are some sources of paper clutter with solutions on how to keep things under control.
The mail is a never ending stream of incoming clutter. Having a good system for processing mail starts with a trash can/recycle bin always handy as your first line of defense. Here are more tips to keep the incoming stream of mail organized.
Magazines, Newspapers, and Catalogs
Do you have perpetual reading wish list? How much do you actually get to? Set boundaries on what stays. Saving only the current month or quarter will help keep reading material manageable and current.
With school starting, the deluge might have already begun. Kids constantly come home with an abundance of paper and artwork. Creating a file for each child, every school year, will help keep papers organized. If artwork is a problem, consider going digital. Here are more solutions for kid’s paperwork.
Where do you put important papers that must be remembered? A prominently displayed (and organized) bulletin board is a good visual solution. Another option is to create an efficient working file system. If you want assurance that you will remember, set a reminder on your phone before an event with the file location of the important papers or tickets.
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