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55 Things To Get Rid Of Right Now

Life · Organization · October 19, 2017

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Do you ever feel like your world is full of clutter… both mentally and physically around you? Too much of “things” aren’t good for any of us. Today I am sharing 55 things to get rid of right now to make your life a little bit less cluttered. Remember, a lot of things you can get rid of like clothes and household items can be donated to charities! So when you get rid of things, take stock of them being able to be used by others. DONATE!

55 Things To Get Rid Of Right Now


  1. Phone numbers in your phone you will never need again (read ex-boyfriends)
  2. Clothes that you will NEVER wear again
  3. Those jeans you are saving that are 3 sizes too small
  4. Old makeup
  5. Expired food in your pantry and fridge
  6. Anything that upsets you to look at (unflattering pics, sad letters)
  7. Ridiculously worn out shoes you won’t wear again
  8. Old toiletries
  9. Things with trans fat
  10. Random VHS tapes (transfer them to DVD or a flash drive)
  11. Half written in notebooks/notepads that you don’t use
  12. Kitchen stuff you don’t need that are taking up space
  13. Ratty blankets
  14. Old towels
  15. Toys your kids DON’T NEED or play with
  16. Clothes your kids have out grown (especially if you aren’t having anymore)
  17. All the stuff in the coat closet on the floor (maybe this is just me)
  18. Anything in the linen closet you haven’t touched in 2 years
  19. Sheets you won’t use again
  20. Any half used but will never use again product
  21. Anyone not bringing positive vibes to your life
  22. Things that need to be shredded (upload them to google drive!)
  23. Expired credit cards (cut them up)
  24. Old receipts in your purse
  25. Those shoes that hurt your feet
  26. Baby announcements of babies that are now over a year old
  27. Photobooth pics stuck in a drawer you don’t want to keep
  28. Half of the million koozies you don’t use
  29. Anything broken that can’t be fixed
  30. Things you’ve replaced
  31. Decor you don’t use
  32. Holiday decorations you don’t use
  33. Those magazines you’ll never read
  34. Perfume samples you’ll never use
  35. Old calendars
  36. Old planners
  37. Old phone cases for phones you no longer have
  38. Random wires stuffed in drawers from items you no longer use
  39. Paperwork from college, student loans, etc that you could have digital
  40. Old business cards
  41. Stuff that just looks gross
  42. People on social media who upset you or make you feel less than (unfollow)
  43. Anyone on social media you wouldn’t wish a happy birthday to (literally how I remove people from Facebook-sorry not sorry)
  44. Half used candles you don’t really like
  45. Half the mugs in your mug collection you don’t need or use (donate them)
  46. Same with the shot glass collection from college
  47. Junky refrigerator magnets
  48. Random tumblers, to go coffee mugs etc you don’t like or use
  49. Any promotional item you got in a swag bag you know you’ll never use
  50. Tote bags you don’t need
  51. Travel bags/suitcases that are broken
  52. Broken glasses/dishes
  53. Old car insurance, random stuff in your car you don’t need
  54. All the water bottles half empty rolling around your car
  55. Anything in your garage that is not useful

Do you agree with these 55 things to get rid of right now? What would you add to this list?

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