Resources

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General Organizing Tips
Article on finding time to get organized
Great article on why the TV shows are not real life
Mistakes people make when getting organized
The National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization offers multiple fact sheets
HGTV’s Organizing and Storage guide

Time Management
Catalog Choice is a free service to allow you to opt out of catalog mailings.
National Do-Not-Call Registry
Manage volunteers and projects online: Jooners
Schedule an event or get option preferences from others at Doodle
Great resources for organizing kids’ homework
More tips for homework organization

De-cluttering
Schedule a donation pickup with your choice of charity: Donation Town or Good Donor
Office Max have a shredding service, charged by weight
Information from San Mateo County on hazardous waste and recycling
Search for how to get rid of almost anything, in the San Francisco Bay Area
Sell your used books to Kepler’s
eBay Trading Assistants will sell valuable items on your behalf and can be found via the eBay Site Map.
Think Outside the Bin offers different tips each day for disposal of household items

Emergency Preparedness
72 Hours

FEMA

Printable emergency plan checklist

Space Planning & Storage
Printable room planner
Closet planning advice, with readers’ tips
Off-site storage, pay per box: Clutter Free Box

Technology & Online Organizing
Mashable’s 100+ Ways to organize your life
Cozi has a free online calendar for families
Last Pass stores and manages your passwords
Free printable charts and lists
Hundreds of ready-made lists (subscription required)

Where to Buy Organizing Supplies
Rubbermaid
Stacks and Stacks

Media Mentions for The English Organizer
Creating a Welcoming Sanctuary (Laura U MAG, April 2011, see page 112)
Keep it or Toss It? 12 Organizer Guidelines (Open Exchange Magazine, April 2011)
Top 12 Things to Control Clutter (Domestic Ease, February 2011)
Stop Making Excuses – and Get Organized
(Woman’s Day, January 2011)
4 Steps to Organize Any Space
(Open Exchange Magazine, January 2011)

Do you know of a great organizing resource I should add to this page?  Contact me and let me know!

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