Every January, the holiday decorations come down and the itch to get organized begins.  It really is the perfect time to tackle those closets and drawers,  to purge and declutter all the corners of your home. To help the process a little, here is a list of things to throw away, donate, or recycle, based on each room in your home!

1. Bathroom

  • Old makeup
  • Expired sunscreen
  • Expired medicine
  • Old hair ties
  • Broken brushes
  • Old perfume
  • Dried up nail polish
  • Old towels/bathmats

2. Bedroom

  • Unworn clothes
  • Old/broken jewelry
  • Earrings without a match
  • Stained clothes
  • Unused purses
  • Clutter in nightstands
  • Old shoe boxes

3. Kitchen

  • Plasticware with no lid
  • Broken appliances
  • Expired food
  • Expired canned goods
  • Old cookbooks
  • Chipped plates/glasses
  • Old kitchen tools

4. Office

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Old receipts
  • Old notebooks
  • outdated electronics
  • Old chargers/cords
  • Expired coupons
  • Old school papers
  • Old manuals

5. Garage

  • Old paint
  • Outgrown bikes
  • Old sports equipment
  • Broken tools
  • Old rags
  • Unused holiday items
  • Unused decor