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July 12, 2021 3 min read

First: Remember, Less Is More

Dealing with a desk so cluttered you can’t actually see the desk anymore? Or kitchen cabinets so stuffed finding spices is a never-ending game of hide-and-go-seek? We know the feeling - and it’s not a good one!

But before buying a slew of new organizing essentials, don’t forget the most eco-friendly thing you can do is: buy less and buy mindfully. When you approach organizing from this mentality you’ll be more likely to invest in organizing tools that are treasured for years to come… and not tossed in landfills after a month or two.

From Closet to Cabinets: Don’t Be Afraid of Organizing & Storage Hacks

When it comes to organization, there’s no “right” or “wrong” way to go through your belongings. Sure, some people love to dedicate an entire weekend to cleaning their house with a curated “cleaning playlist” on repeat. Others prefer to take things slow, drawer by drawer. The point is: if it works for you, that’s what matters.

However, there are some helpful organizing ideas to consider when tidying your home with the planet in mind.

Opt for Multi-Functional Pieces:

When you have products that serve more than one purpose, you’ll maximize your space and budget while saving waste that comes from multiple products and packaging. Neoletex will save you space in your kitchen and the Earth from unnecessary waste that often goes straight to landfills.

Choose Durable Products:

While it’s tempting to purchase cheap, flimsy products, you’ll save yourself and the Earth from waste by purchasing durable products that are made to last.

Dispose of Belongings Mindfully:

Letting go of things you don’t use anymore is a part of tidying up. But resist the temptation of carelessly donating unwanted items to places like Goodwill, as it can cause more harm than good. Here’s a helpful “get rid of things” guide to properly dispose of everything from Halloween costumes to sports equipment.

The Best Eco Organizing Tools For The Desk & Home Office 

Whether you’re shopping for a student going to college or in the process of organizing your own home office, there is no shortage of helpful tools to keep you and everyone you know tidy.

File Folders:

Even in the current digital age, piles of papers somehow continue to accumulate anyways. File folders offer huge opportunities for staying organized without a big splurge. Remember to use recycled or we're just adding waste.

Baskets & Boxes:

Putting your chargers and folders in a “catch-all” storage basket or box is an easy way to blend storage with home décor. They’re handy and they look nice, a win-win.

Over-The-Door Storage:

Never underestimate the space behind your door. The possibilities of shoe organizers are infinite!

Multipurpose Organizers:

As mentioned above, multipurpose organizers are secret weapons for Earth-conscious tidiness that will not only keep your things in order but also put you in a better headspace. With our Bamboo Desk Organizer, you’ll get the benefits of a pen holder, filing cabinet, and so much more in one piece! Plus, it’s extremely durable, which is why we offer a lifetime guarantee.

The Best Eco Organizing Tools For The Kitchen 

If you ask us, pantries and kitchen cabinets are some of the easiest places to gather extra stuff. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are our favorite organizing tools, so we can cook more thoughtfully -- with less clutter.

Reusable Food Containers:

Reusable food containers, such as Stasher Bags and glass food containers, are helpful for both improving your kitchen organization and decreasing your food waste.

Drawer Organizers:

Check out this drawer organizing blog for a DIY Organizing hack that will save you time and money!

Snack Organizer:

Keep pantry items in our snack organizer, it rotates too for easy access!

Shelves:

Adding shelves helps create space vertically in a way that doesn’t require new containers or bins.

Other Eco-Friendly Organizing Ideas to Help You Create Space in Your Home 

Organizing Apps:

Your iPhone is home to so many apps that can help you stay organized. We love Sortly, which helps create a digital inventory of your belongings.

Divide Space:

You don’t need a huge home to feel like you have space to breathe and move with ease. If you’re working with a smaller space, we recommend dividing rooms in a way that makes sense for your personality. For example, if you have a lot of books, embrace a bookshelf as a room divider. Other ways to easily add space include a well-placed rug, curtains, or indoor plants.

Repurpose:

Glass jars make for handy organizers. An old shower caddy is a practical place to store cleaning supplies. Don’t shy away from using something for a new use!

Looking for a durable desk organizer? Read more about why we use bamboo to make our products!

Bloom Digital Agency
Bloom Digital Agency