Do you struggle to keep up with the influx of mail and other paper information? Here are ten quick and steps to organize a household paper processing and storage station:
1. Create an area in your home to process and store your paper: If you have a kitchen desk this is a good location, but any area where you can create a small flat surface with storage underneath will work.
2. Create an inbox: Designate something like a mail in-box such as a basket or tray and place this on the flat surface. It can be anything that will hold a week’s worth of mail but no more.
3. Add a recycling bin to your paper processing station: Place a recycling bin or trash bin under your flat surface and near your inbox so you will have easy access to throw away all the junk mail you don’t need to open.
4. Place a trash bin under the flat surface: For non-recyclable items that arrive in the mail.
5. Place a shredder next to the recycling bin: To dispose of any incoming paper that has personal information or acc…