As Wiltshire Wildlife Trust's Waste Minimisation Officer, Emma is a truly deserving winner. Long term readers will have met Emma on the blog before. She was our mentor for the Slim Your Bin project we took part in last year. Check out her work in Wiltshire here. ( Note: We love Emma lots but the draw was definitely not a fix and her number was genuinely pulled at random!)
|Emma Croft, Wiltshire Wildlife Trust's Waste |
Minimisation Officer, leading a tour of our local recycling centre
Somehow it's a little bit reassuring to hear that even a recycling pro like Emma is still up for learning more about decluttering.
I wonder what Emma would do with a bin bag FULL of cuddly toys?
You see we've been doing some enforced decluttering. Son has a new (new secondhand, of course) table in his room at which he will be spending long hours studying now he's in Year 7..., and the table had to take the place of a large wooden chest full of cuddly toys.
Time for a cuddly toy cull. Those Teletubbies are not played with any more.
Soft toys have to be one of my least favourite things to declutter. There's a sentimental reason for keeping each and every one.
I'm sure that Marie Kondo, author of the Life Changing Magic of Tidying, would have us ditch the lot, but we couldn't do it. Half have gone to the charity shop, the beanie babies have been downsized to a shoe box and those with the most sentimental value are in a box in the airing cupboard...
What do you struggle to declutter?