If you are looking to declutter and reorganise your home in north London you may find these decluttering resources helpful.

Custom-built furniture

If you are looking for beautifully-designed, hand-built storage we highly recommend Empatika

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Disposophobia – compulsive hoarding

Compulsive hoarding (or pathological hoarding or disposophobia) is the excessive acquisition of possessions (and failure to use or discard them), even if the items are worthless, hazardous, or unsanitary. Wikipedia

Removing items

Large items that you need taking away.  Some charities do sell furniture so check with your local charity or call:

Donate to charity

Charities make good revenue from your donations.  If you support a charitable cause, think of how much they can make use of your unused items.

Calm from Clutter supports the North London Hospice

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Oxfam

Smalls for all

Recycling

Yes, everything you no longer need can be recycled or disposed of safely.

Batteries
Printer cartridges
Furniture
  • The Freecycle Network is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It’s all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills. Here’s a link to London Freecycle groups
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Stop paper bills

This is the most important one for people who suffer from piles of unopened bills, get to view your bills on line and those piles of paper will become much smaller. Contact your bank and utilities about going paperless.

Stop junk mail

This is great way to declutter your doormat and your intray

Storage solutions

Storage is half the solution to clutter, most people just need to find neat storage and to allocate a home for each item. Take look at my Pinterest board of storage solutions. You can also try these guys:

Selling stuff

If you have valuable items or just need to earn a bit of extra cash, here are some ideas for you:

or if you don’t have time….

These guys sell things for you:

Books

I love books, but if your bookshelves  are overloaded maybe it’s time to let some of them go and give yourself some breathing space. Try a Kindle and/or sell on some of those less cherished titles here:

Second hand booksellers
Children’s second hand books
Donate medical books: