Question: What is the number one, most unnecessary item people focus on when packing for a move?
Hint: it’s the item that takes up countless boxes, space in your home, hours of your time and is completely unnecessary. Give up?
The answer is: Paper.
Going completely paperless always seems like a great idea. Who doesn’t want to be green? Unfortunately, many of us have this undying need to have piles upon piles of papers…. and sadly an estimated 80% of this paper trail we don’t need. Magazines, Catalogs, Mail, Receipts, Financial Statements, those stack of get-well cards from last year when you had your tonsils out…the unnecessary paper trail is endless. Whether you are preparing for a move or have no plan to move in the immediate future it is never too early to get on the path to being organized and ‘green’.
Follow these daily tips to become a more organized, eco-friendly you:
Being organized year round will save you time, money, a lot of work in your daily life as well as when you decide to move again. Most importantly, by eliminating the unnecessary paper trail you be helping support a better tomorrow with your green efforts.