Austin Trash Removal: How to Organize Your Junk Drawer Using Trash

Posted: June 26, 2013 in Austin trash removal
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Tired of digging through your junk drawer to find some loose change for the parking meter? Frustrated that out of the 20 pens in that drawer, you can’t find one that works?

If this sounds like you, then it’s time to organize your junk drawer. Of course, you can buy drawer organization systems to do this, but why bother? You have everything you need to create your own organization system in your trash!

To begin, dump the entire drawer upside down on the floor. Next group all similar items together. If you’re like most people, you probably have a variety of…


Use old pill bottles to store your coins in. How great would it be to just be able to grab a bottle out of the drawer whenever you need to go to the car wash?

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To organize all the miscellaneous junk in your drawer, you can use old soup cans. Cut the can in half and sand off the rough edges of the cut line. Voila! You now have an organizational system as good as any one you could buy!

milkPens and Pencils

To create a separate storage unit for pens and pencils, you can use an old milk bottle. Simply cut off the side of the bottle. This idea, combined with the soup can idea, is a great way to keep all your junk organized in its own separate compartments.

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