One question I’m frequently asked is “how do you know what should be donated and what is junk?” I have been a professional organizer for years and I know this can be a real struggle for many people. Part of my job is to help in the decision making process.
These are my five reasons on what makes something junk. Do any of these sound familiar?
Even though you have the best intentions of fixing a broken item it usually never happens and it becomes just another thing taking up space. If you have not fixed something within a reasonable amount of time, its junk!
One good example of this is outdated electronics. It doesn’t work, can’t be fixed, and is taking up space, its junk.
Too costly to repair
If you want to repair something but it costs as much or more to repair than to replace it, its junk!
Items Ruined by The Elements
If you have boxes in your garage or attic that have been ruined by insects or mildew its junk!
No One Will Take It
Last but definitely not least, if no one and I mean no one wants the item, its junk! If you can’t sell it, donate it, swip swap it, or ebay it I think you see where I’m going with this, its junk!
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