11 Tips to Conquer Paper Clutter
Feed your wastebasket
Get rid of what you don't need
Skim material as soon as it arrives
Don't even skim junk mail; just toss it
Every Day get rid of 5 cluttering papers;
file it, act on it, deliver it where it belongs, toss or recycle it.
Find a place for everything worth keeping
& put the papers there NOW
Realize the world won't end if you get rid
If you have more than 6 months worth of an
un-read magazine, cancel your subscription.
List all phone messages and date received
in a spiral notebook, and highlight or check off when complete. This
eliminates dozens of tiny papers strewn across your desk with phone
numbers on them.
Handle each piece of paper only once
Get rid of it
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