Sue Shellenbarger tried three different approaches to decluttering:
After getting rid of 800 pounds of recycling and trash, hauling two SUV-loads of donations to Goodwill Industries, and dropping off 17 boxes of books at the public library, I am exhilarated by the newfound open space in my house, which seems bigger and more serene. . . . And I am more thoughtful about how I acquire, use and dispose of stuff.Read more:
Testing Spring Cleaning Techniques (Wall Street Journal)
Maybe I don’t need an orange toothbrush after all.
No, wait. I do.