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Here’s another opportunity to safely get rid of some old paperwork. Community shredding events this month will be in the Baltimore and Washington DC metro area towns, Columbia, Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring. If you live outside the area, check the company websites to see if they will be in your area soon.
Do check the shredding company’s website for details on their particular event. Some events are fundraisers and may ask for a small donation. Please also abide by their rules on what they will or will not accept, and consider using their services from time to time after the events have passed. Continue reading
My latest post is for local subscribers – this Saturday, September 6, local TV station, NBC4 and Allstate will be sponsoring a free community shredding event, and I will be sharing a few more shredding events in a few days that will also be taking place this month in the Maryland/DC metro area. For more information about this Saturday’s event, read on. Continue reading
Getting organized doesn’t have to be expensive. Yes. It’s nice to have the latest bins and containers, but I’m all about reusing what you have before going shopping. Here’s a frugal organizing tip for you. Continue reading
Still struggling to keep daily paper organized? Here’s a cheap and green organizing tip from Martha Stewart to create organized storage for your mail, magazines, bills, and other paperwork. Continue reading
My wallet is much lighter now that I don’t have to bring all of those annoying store cards with me. Find out how you can also have a lighter wallet (but no less money! :)) Continue reading
Live in, or near Baltimore? Get some organizing tips this Monday, May 5th at Trinity Long Green Church. Find out more in my latest post. Continue reading
Here’s your chance to clear out your medicine cabinet! Pharmacies around the country will take your old prescription medicines to prevent polluting our streams and filling up the landfills. Find out more here Continue reading
Spring is here in the mid-Atlantic area, even though we had snow just a couple of days ago (!), and if you’re an avid gardener, you may be anxious to begin working in your garden. Here are a couple of ideas for organizing your garden seeds and gardening information. Continue reading
For local subscribers – Do you have a couple of boxes of paper to shred? Then head down to GreenFest of Howard County, MD on Saturday, where they’re offering free shredding. By the way, whether you’re local or not, if you’re not on my newsletter list, join it today. I send out tips about once a month to subscribers worldwide, and if you are local, you will receive the odd bonus issue notifying you of local organizing-related events that may be of interest to you. You can sign up here: http://www.castawaytheclutter.com/organizing-tips.html, and opt out at any time. Your info will never be shared. Continue reading