Straight and Curly 95: How to get all that crap out of your house

Today’s episode takes a two-pronged approach to decluttering:

  • First we tell you how to get rid of all the crap
  • Then we tell you how to stop it coming back in

Because the secret shame of any decluttering effort is the fact that when we’re getting rid of crap, most of it’s ending up landfill.

Things we talk about in this episode:

  • Using things up before replacing them or getting new ones
  • Playing the Minimalist Game
  • Carly’s ‘Big List of Things You Need To Get Rid Of’
  • Language to use on yourself
  • Reframing your thinking
  • The Empty Shelf Principle
  • Storage bans
  • Weekly declutters
  • How to do a wardrobe edit
  • Borrow instead of buying (and get to know your neighbours)

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