Mill Park- Our popular declutter and Eco Organiser® workshops are popping up everywhere.
Declutter and Simplify your Life workshop, without costing the earth is coming your way on the 7th June.
Life is too short to be looking for stuff, why not get sorted and eco organised?
Did you know the Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions are?
- Get Fit
- Lose Weight
- Get Organised
Tanya Lewis is a professional Eco Organiser® with an uncomplicated philosophy, borrowed from Gandhi.
“Living simply, so others can simply live”
And she is on a mission to divert waste from landfill and turn clutter into opportunities. Eco Organiser® blends traditional organising aims of creating order in our time and space, with an absolute passion for closing the loop.
From the bush to the boardrooms of Australia her educational tool The 10R’s™has been taught to over 5000+ people. Sharing her knowledge and expertise on how to declutter and simplify life, without costing the earth.
Founder of Eco Organiser® author of STUFF OFF! Suffocated by clutter? Practical tips that won’t cost the earth to rid your life of clutter, Sustainable Interior Designer, Organising Coach, blogger and visionary believes that being organised won’t cost the earth.
- How to identify your clutter
- How to honour and respect your treasures
- How to declutter
- How to eco organise your space without costing the earth
- How to save money
- How to save energy
- How to let go
And have a lot of fun and laughs to rid your life of clutter, without costing the earth
The 10R’s™Rethink Responsible Refuse Repurpose Repair Reorganise Reduce Reuse Recycle Reward
Boomerang Bags turns clutter into opportunities for others, to tackle plastic pollution.
With Australians discarding about 23 kilograms* of textiles into landfill each year – and two-thirds of those discards are man-made synthetic/plastic fibres that may never breakdown. Source Textile Beat
It is wonderful to see grassroots groups such as Boomerang Bags take the lead to tackle plastic pollution. Continue reading
With the constant flow of new responsibilities and roles filtering into our workload, how are we to keep track of meeting notes, searching for files, and trying to stay up-to-date? In most cases it comes at a cost, a cost on our time, relationships and health.
I speak from experience, in my previous life I was consumed by my job, excelling in a male dominated industry, I identified myself though my career and I loved it. As the hours grew longer and workload increased, so did my clutter. Too busy focusing on my role and not on my health, I found out the true cost of clutter and disorganisation.
Clutter Isn’t Just Physical
My clutter was not physical clutter, it was the stuff I carried around in my head, massive to do list’s, plans and ideas, meetings, targets to meet and managing a sales team. Don’t get me wrong I loved it but my body was telling me a very different story.
How do we cope when we are pinged, tweeted, zoomed, facetimed trying to function on a diet of constant learning to keep up with new things, sifting through information, swapping quickly between tasks and multitasking? Generally speaking…not very well Continue reading
In our busy lives, who has time to waste looking for things? When we need to be heading out the door in the morning, we need an organised bathroom to shave, shower and get sorted.
Standing in your bathroom look around and list 5 things that save you valuable time
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With energy costs increasing and talk of increasing recycling costs, due to China closing its doors to the worlds waste, there are many ways to reduce waste energy costs and eco organise our home, without costing the earth.
- Put a lid on it
When boiling a pot of water for pasta, put a lid on it, this simple act saves energy, time and money
- Like with like
Place cooking pots and pans on a hob/burner closest to the size of the pot, a big pot on small burner uses more energy to heat or cook, likewise a small pot on big burner, waste energy and can burn your hand, with gas flames licking the sides of the pot you can burn your hand when picking it up. Continue reading
Recycling doesn’t always mean throwing stuff in the wheelie bin at the curb, we can recycle at home or in the office to extend the use of a product before placing it in the bin. Let’s not forget that our local government and authorities cannot recycle everything.
To help you declutter and responsibly dispose of your unwanted items we have created an A-Z of how to responsible recycle or donate your unwanted stuff. From recycling cars to hair, lets’ turn our clutter into opportunities for people in need.
A. Artificial Christmas Tress
One way to stop clutter and disposable stuff entering our lives is to refuse it access. We have been sold this idea that everything needs to be convenient, to be on hand when ever we want STUFF.
Sadly; disposable and convenience has become a huge inconvenience to our environment, putting great stress on our water ways, soils not to mention our recycling systems.
Have we taken disposal and throw away to the extreme where we treat our planet as disposable, not worthy of respect?
I truly hope we have not, make 2018 the year of refusing disposable clutter
Christmas can be stressful enough with more stuff cluttering our homes, when we rethink Christmas and we can reduce stress, waste and help our planet
As Eco Organiser® writes this blog, stores are spruiking it’s less than 3 weeks to Christmas, their shelves are heaving with decorations and gifts for sale.
In other words they are saying – Buy Now! Consume! Don’t miss out!
But do we really need to ramp up our consumption of ‘stuff’ just because it’s Christmas? Let’s just take a step back from that traditional Christmas gift list and rethink. Continue reading
How to stop that vicious clutter cycle
We declutter to simplify life, although how do we stop the vicious clutter cycle? That’s stuff that slips in unnoticed, it comes in out of habit, routine, automated or our inability to say no thank you. Feeding the clutter cycle is the way we shop on impulse, for entertainment, social outlet or to fulfill a need.
What is the vicious clutter cycle?
The common pathway from purchase is Continue reading