donate your unwanted bicycle to support African schools
Has a directory of charities if you want to donate directly to a community
Shoes change lives. By donating great high-street or designer shoes you
can help MS sufferers.
donate your bicycle and/or bicycle parts to help families in Africa.
donate specific tools to help families in Africa become self-reliant.
umbrella website covering 90% of charity shops in the UK. Useful shop
locator to find the nearest charity shop to take your stuff to. Remember
that some charity shops will collect.
unwanted clutter for something useful.
Visit their swap-shop to swap stuff
you stuff for free, try www.dontdumpthat.com
swapping, have a look at www.swishing.org.
many organisations who can recycle and re-use your things.
A free matchmaking service to donate unwanted computers to UK charities
community groups and educational establishments
information on recycling durable goods to avoid them ending up in landfill
for general recycling information.
A free service for swapping books you've finished with for ones you haven't
In-depth A-Z of recycling including textiles,
garden tools, you name it.
An organisation that runs recycling banks and shops for your unwanted
clothes and textiles
You can send your old spectacles to Vision Aid Overseas, but do check
with your local optician first because many collect in store.
reuse all sorts for childrens play activities
will recondition your old PC and give it to a charity
The Furniture Reuse Network can pass on your furniture and appliances
to people on low incomes.
are recycled by numerous organisations to raise money for charity including
is a great source of secondhand shops.
the online auction site
for selling books and CDs
lists car boot sales in the UK
the UK's largest Dress agency dedicated to maternity wear.
on selling antiques and for reputable dealers:
Association of Art and Antique dealers
The British Antique Dealers Association
For general information on antiques and the best way to sell them.
Services & Moving Home
Fantastic site covering all aspects of home life from feng-shui to health
to seasonal recipes. Check out Sue's article on decluttering.
independent advice on moving house, from moving with children to moving
with fish. Checklists, Online Removal and Storage Directory, Change of
Address cards and much more.
has lots of
useful information on moving home and home improvements.
site. Chock full of little hints and tips about running a home.
helps take the stress out of moving
You are spoilt
for choice when it comes to storage. Department stores such as John Lewis
or DIY superstores have a wide range of products.
Lots of great products from John Lewis, MFI, M&S and many others.
If you buy via this site you'll support the Cancer Counselling Trust.
Great transparent products so you can see what youve stored
Stylish and colourful storage products to keep your paper under control
at home or in your office. Also a range of office furniture.
Solutions for the home, says the website, and they're not wrong. Massive
website, loads of products, but be selective. If you end up not using
it, it's just more clutter!
A fast and efficient on-line catalogue to order their innovative and stylish
products to keep you organised and save you time.
British Pest Control Association if you have a serious moth infestation.
clutter free helps through all life's transitions. This is a fun site
for the over 50s.
A site by women for women sharing information about their lives plus women
friendly goods and services. Read Sue's article on how to transform your
wardrobe (link on their home page, about halfway down).
A site for UK women writers. Check out Sue's article on clearing the decks
for writing here.
Nicoletta, a leading image consultant from pinkananas will guide you to
a stylish wardrobe.
A lively site about bringing up children - check out Sue's article Ten
Top Tips for a clutter free family home here.
(You may need to type "clutter" into their search engine).
tips on how to unclutter your life
for great ethical gifts like goats and cans of worms going to a developing
Mail preference service to stop junk mail wasting your time.
adopt a book from the British Library for an unusual gift.
A new movement encouraging people to change the world with simple everyday
Contact CRUSE for help following bereavement National help line 0870 167
Relate offers counselling and workshops if clutter is causing a problem
in your relationship
The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy has a list of
qualified therapists and counsellors.
if your compulsive shopping has led to financial problems Free phone 0808
Citizens advice bureau offer support on debt problems
follows the 12 step approach. Their spiritual approach to overcoming clutter
sees hoarding as a manifestation of deeper problems.
is an active website with online support groups and useful tips.
sends out tips so you can fly in your battle against clutter.
problems with hoarding speak to your GP in the first instance. There may
be underlying medical conditions such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
(OCD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or depression.
The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service
National organisation offering advice and support for people experiencing
Obsessive Compulsive disorder.
you need professional help to boost you on your way to a clutter-free
no more clutter
is a founder member of the Association of Professional Declutterers and
Organisers, a central resource for everyone providing or searching for
decluttering services in the UK
UK, try NAPO
in the US,
Australia and NZ,
and in South