26 things to throw out before the end of the year

It's time to cut the clutter
Brigid Arnott

With the end of year fast approaching, it’s time to clear out your closets and cull the stuff you don’t need. 

Start off the New Year with a clean new slate. 

To get you started, here are 26 things you can throw out right now:

  1. Dried or dirty tubs of play dough
  2. Old magazines and newspapers
  3. Old beauty products you haven’t used
  4. Expired pantry items
  5. Broken toys
  6. Clothes you haven’t worn in the past year
  7. Old diaries and calendars
  8. Broken Christmas decorations
  9. Clothes and shoes that your child has grown out of
  10. Pens missing lids
  11. Rusted outdoor accessories
  12. Old receipts and documents
  13. Dead mobile phones
  14. Old tea towels
  15. Broken appliances you’ve been meaning to fix
  16. Excess yarn or fabric in your craft stash
  17. Plastic bags
  18. Old socks and underwear
  19. Piles of newspapers and magazines
  20. Chipped mugs, plates and bowls
  21. Catalogues
  22. Old or stained linen
  23. Dead plants
  24. Things you’ve been driving around in your car boot
  25. Clothes you can’t fit into
  26. Old bills
26 things to throw out before the end of the year
(Credit: Chris Warnes)

This article originally appeared on Better Homes and Gardens

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