Posts Tagged ‘affluenza’

It’s official, I own too much stuff

The pile of stuff in our walk-in closet in the bedroom is officially taller than I am. I have four shoe racks at home and a shoe drawer at work but suddenly I’m out of space for my shoes. I own six watches (I only wear two). If we’re going to fit into an 880 square foot apartment, something is going to have to change.

Time to throw things out! (or recycle). I’m going to try to rid myself of one object every day, for a total of 365 things in the next year.

The big challenge is to do this in an environmentally friendly way. So far I’ve found the www.earth911.com website’s search tool for recycling centers. You can enter your zip code and then the type of thing you want to recycle and it gives you a list of places that accept those items for recycling.

I honed my hoarding skills on my shoe collection. I’ll focus on those this week.  How much trouble am I in? Let’s guess…

The number is going to be scary. So once I decide which ones are going: