by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton
April 22 is Earth Day, and as we try to reach a billion acts of green, one of the categories we see a lot is excess clothing. We’ve been talking about organizing our wardrobes, but when you get rid of clothing, it’s important not to just throw it away. Donate or recycle – but don’t […]
Winter has come and gone. Well, and kind of come back again. But have no fear, it will eventually be Spring! To prepare, check out our favorite tips for how to spring clean your home office.
Just like the sky clears up and lets the sunlight through, now’s the time to clear some of the piles […]
Recycling Alert – Household Medication
Expired or no longer needed medication has long been a difficult type of item to dispose of. What’s the best way to get rid of old allergy pills or antibiotics we no longer need? Do they go in the trash? Do they go down the drain? Well, luckily for us, the […]
Recycling Alert – Brita Water Filters! The Organizing Maniacs have an exciting new recycling alert – Brita water filters can now be recycled at your local Whole Foods Market.
Nothing makes our fearless leader Cris happier than finding a new resource for recycling. When she got word that Whole Foods was recycling Brita water filters, we […]
Recycling Alert – Eye Glasses! For those of us who wear readers or full-time eye glasses, we know that it’s not uncommon for us to stash pairs of them around the house. In the nightstand, by the couch, in a kitchen drawer. When the prescription changes, often times we end up with several pairs we […]
Clean up the clutter and help kids in need with CLIPUS!
Organizing Maniacs is excited to announce that we have found a new resource in our efforts to dispose of unwanted items through eco- and social-recycling. CLIPUS Foundation is using empty ink toner cartridges “To facilitate and enhance the education of children in need by providing […]
To Yard Sale or Not To Yard Sale – this is the real question.
Yard sales sound like an attractive option for people looking to recoup some of their expenses on items they’ve purchased but are no longer using. However, many people don’t realize the hidden costs of hosting a yard sale. Yard sales are complex, […]