116 Things to Throw Away and Get Rid Of

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I saw this list posted on Popsugar and absolutely had to share.  Here are 116 things to throw away and get rid of.  

1. The other side of a pair of lost earrings

2. Scraps of wrapping paper

3. Cards people have given you with no sentimental value

4. Receipts you don't need

5. Ticket stubs

6. Socks with holes

7. Old t-shirts

8. Leftover change

9. Dried flowers

10. Magazines

11. CDs

12. Hair elastics that have lost stretchiness

13. Hair accessories you don't use

14. Shoes that don't fit or that you don't wear

15. Extra photo prints

16. Little knickknacks (designate a bowl and fill it)

17. Kitchen things you don't use

18. Cooking utensils you have two of

19. Tired bras

20. Scarves you never wear

21. Clothes that don't fit

22. Gifts you don't like

23. Old towels

24. Old makeup

25. Old toiletries

26. Old or unused hangers

27. Expired or sample-sized toiletries

28. Extra buttons

29. Expired sauces

30. Toys your pets don't play with

31. Expired medication

32. Dried-up nail polish

33. Bills you don't need to keep

34. Expired coupons

35. Old paperwork

36. DVDs you don't watch

37. Snacks your pets don't eat

38. Damaged clothing you can't mend

39. Stained clothing you can't clean

40. Old prom dresses

41. Scratched nonstick cookware

42. Old underwear or swimwear that's losing its stretch

43. Outdated electronics

44. Rusty jewelry

45. Stockings with runs

46. Pens that don't work

47. Clothing you've outgrown

48. Necklaces and bracelets with broken clasps

49. Cables and wires you don't use

50. Worn-out sheets and bedding

51. Empty or near-empty bottles of cleaning products

52. Old mending buttons for clothing you no longer have

53. Worn-out bath mats

54. Broken electronics

55. Purses you never use

56. Flatware, plates, and glasses that don't match the rest of your collection, plus dingy children's plates you no longer use

57. Old pillows

58. Worn-out shoes

59. Wedding invites

60. Save-the-dates

61. Wedding favors you don't use

62. Old wallets that you don't use

63. Broken kitchen equipment

64. Spare furniture parts you don't need

65. Furniture manuals

66. Boxes

67. Unused vases

68. Extra tupperware you don't need

69. Old mail

70. Junk mail

71. Travel brochures

72. Bobby pins

73. Old crayons or art supplies, plus markers that have run out of ink

74. Random containers and jars

75. Unused stationery, stickers, and sticky notes

76. Ripped denim

77. Old artwork or old children's artwork

78. Used and ripped envelopes

79. Broken or old iPhone cases

80. Old unused batteries

81. Extra and unused coffee mugs

82. Old spices

83. Address labels for your old house

84. Wrinkled ribbon and bows for gift wrap

85. Cards or gifts from exes

86. Frequent shopper cards you never use

87. Matchbooks

88. Old shopping bags

89. Old calendars

90. Old folders

91. Magnets

92. Clothes that are outdated or from college

93. Broken Christmas decorations

94. Christmas lights that don't work

95. Frayed towels

96. Expired food

97. Computer cords, firewire cord, etc. that you don't use

98. Old and outdated software

99. CDs for old computer programs

100. Old cell phones

101. Hand-me-downs that you're guilt-tripped into keeping

102. Freebie or promotional t-shirts you never wear

103. Old fortune cookie fortunes

104. Old bank statements

105. Old planners

106. Delete email subscriptions from sites

107. Delete emails you don't need

108. Delete unwanted music from your iTunes

109. Extra buttons that come with newly purchased clothes

110. Games that are missing pieces

111. Old schoolbooks you'll never use again

112. Papers you have backed up on the computer

113. Books you've already read and don't want to display

114. Cell phone covers you're over

115. Old manuals to electronics

116. Cell phone accessories you don't use anymore


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