National Organising Week

Join Britain’s organising experts on our mission to clear the clutter, make life simpler, and help you get the most out of your space, time, and belongings. National Organising Week runs from 7 – 13 November 2016.


What is NOW?

Join Britain’s organising experts on our mission to clear the clutter, make life simpler, and help you get the most out of your space, time, and belongings.

APDO, The Association of Professional Declutterers and Organisers has helped thousands of people all over the country save time and money by sorting out their stuff.

APDO has over 180 accredited members all over the country and for our third National Organising Week from November 7 to 13 we are planning more activities, events and tips to help anyone get organised and cut out the clutter.

We selected the start of November for the NOW campaign to set you on the right track ready for an organised and clutter-free New Year – and ongoing inspiration and motivation is available online all year round via our blog, Twitter and Facebook. So join us and do it NOW!

National Organising Week is the perfect time to reconsider how you use your space, your time and your belongings if you:

Feel overwhelmed by too much stuff
Struggle to store or dispose of things
Want a more organised home or workspace
Panic about rising piles of paperwork
Need help managing your time

Our vision for National Organising Week is to inspire change for anyone who needs it – to make life simpler, create a calmer home, manage time better, and to find professional help and support if required.

How can we help?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by clutter, you’re not alone. APDO was set up 2004 in response to a growing nationwide interest in clutter-free living. But the tide of clutter has grown and today our organising experts are busier than ever before. Why?

Britain today is described as a ‘throwaway society’ but the reality is that a lot of us feel bad about getting rid of stuff we don’t need, use or love, even if it doesn’t have a role in our life any more. Add the ‘waste-not, want not’ philosophy we have inherited from previous generations to a world where consumer goods are more affordable than ever before and the result is a rising tide of clutter chaos.

But when clutter is clogging up your home it creates a mental muddle too. Clear it out and you’ll not only have more physical space but you’ll lift an emotional load off your mind at the same time – plus you’ll save yourself all that time you currently spend looking for things you can’t find!

Sometimes, however, the task of tackling the clutter on your own can feel overwhelming, and that’s when a professional organiser can help clear a path through the mess and the stress it brings to a calmer life and home.

Working with you, a professional organiser can suggest ways of making the most of the space you have. You’ll be able to find everything you need whenever you need it. And you’ll find it easier to control your clutter in the future.

Our hope is that National Organising Week will inspire people to think about the clutter they are living with and take action to do something about it – NOW.

"National Organising Week is a fantastic opportunity to highlight the rise of clutter in the UK and what we can all do to help ourselves.”

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