Want a quick and easy decluttering project to cross off your list? Transform this drop zone into a streamlined, orderly space by getting rid of (or cutting down on) the items listed below.

Desk with white chair, bulletin board, wall-shelving
Credit: Jonny Valiant
  1. Expired coupons
  2. Old invitations
  3. Out-of-date school forms
  4. The overflow of paper clips (anything beyond a small handful)
  5. Duplicate water bottles you never use
  6. Random product manuals (you can usually find them online)
  7. Broken electronics
  8. Pens that don't work
  9. Extra change jars (consolidate all coins into one container)
  10. Random knickknacks that landed here, like key chains and piñata prizes