Category Archives: Decluttering

Spring newsletter: APDO in action and the news

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Welcome to the APDO spring newsletter. This time of year is always a busy one for our members but there’s lots happening inside our organisation too, including our new logo which will soon replace the old pink and purple branding … Continue reading

Spring into action to sort your clothes out

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As the days are getting warmer at last, this is the perfect time to have a wardrobe sort-out ready for the new season. Start by emptying out every item in your whole wardrobe, right from top-shelf or on-top-of-cupboard boxes to … 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

APDO Conference 2016: last few tickets available

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Book now to join APDO’s sixth annual Conference in March 2016 – we only have a few places left!. The theme for this year’s conference – our third two-day event after the success of the two previous years – is … Continue reading

APDO is growing, evolving, and NOW we’re training, too!

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Welcome to APDO’s last newsletter of 2015, and what an exciting year it’s been! Read on for news of our first training course for professional organisers, our second National Organising Week, planning for the upcoming holiday season and a focus … Continue reading

NOW that’s the way (and the week!) to get organised

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For National Organising Week (November 7-13) apdo-uk member Chrissy Halton, author of decluttering blog Organise My House shares her top tips to get off to the best start when sorting out your home.   There is nothing more frustrating than trying … Continue reading

Get organised to tick off those holiday tasks and go!

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In this newsletter: checklists for hassle-free holiday planning, decluttering and apdo-uk members in the news, get set for National Organising Week and a focus on some of our members in Scotland. The summer holidays are around the corner and with … 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