Category Archives: Clutter

Joining forces for Clear Your Clutter Day

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APDO is supporting the first National Clear Your Clutter day on Saturday March 19, set up by Jasmine Birtles, consumer champion and founder of MoneyMagpie.com, to encourage and help people all over the UK to declutter their homes and lives. Here Jasmine … Continue reading

APDO 2016 training programme: new course dates

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APDO is delighted to announce that we’re expanding our highly successful training programme. Below you can find the 2016 schedule for all APDO Introduction to Professional Organising courses. Designed for anyone new to the industry or considering a career as … Continue reading

Clear out the clutter and boost your wellbeing

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Being organised is not only aesthetically pleasing and helps you score brownie points with your family, your friends and your boss. It is also better for your health than being disorganised and living in chaos. It improves several different aspects … Continue reading

From making radio to sorting overloaded homes: Harry’s story

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In the first of our guest blogs by apdo-uk members, one of the small but growing number of men in our ranks, former radio journalist Harry Beer of Essex-based social enterprise Your Living Room CIC explains how he got into a … Continue reading

Spring into action with 10 top cleaning tips

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In this newsletter: strategies for successful spring cleaning advice and apdo-uk and decluttering in the news. Spring cleaning is the practice of thoroughly cleaning a house in the springtime. The practice of spring cleaning is especially prevalent in climates with … Continue reading

Use the 3 Rs to get Organised – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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Many people are worried that they will fill up the landfills once they start decluttering. If you simply put all your redundant items in the bin this would be true but there is so much more you can do than … Continue reading

Visionary inspiration from both sides of the Atlantic: apdo-uk Conference 2015

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It’s been another exciting year of growth and change for the UK Association of Professional Declutterers and Organisers (apdo-uk) and this was reflected and celebrated at our annual conference in London on March 10 and 11. Vision Inspires Change was … Continue reading

Newsletter: January 2015

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  In this newsletter: simple steps to stick to those resolutions to get organised, apdo-uk and decluttering in the news, and a focus on our members in the South of England. Happy New Year and welcome to your first apdo-uk … Continue reading

Presenting Christmas presents they won’t have to find space for!

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Christmas is getting nearer again and with it comes the dilemma of gift ideas for your loved ones. Trying to find something they don’t already have can be difficult as well as thinking of something they will use, enjoy and … Continue reading

National Organising Week: Do it NOW!

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Join our clutter-busting campaign to celebrate apdo-uk’s 10th birthday Helping the people of Britain get better organised has been apdo-uk’s intention since we launched 10 years ago, and now it’s the aim of our first National Organising Week (NOW) this November. … Continue reading