How To Organize With Plastic Envelopes

Everyday organization is a challenge. You have too many things to do in too little time. As I sit here and type this article, I can’t help but think of the clutter in my kitchen. It’s hard to find anything in there — even the most basic items are difficult to locate because everything is spread out over the countertops. And this isn’t just your average kitchen. My office has an equal amount of mess. If you’re like me, it’s so bad that I’ve started using plastic envelopes as part of my organizational system. 

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First things first: You’ll need some envelopes. For our purposes, we’re going to use the same three color-coded set I always keep around for organizing. The colors will make it easier for us to distinguish between those envelopes — red for junk mail, yellow for bills, and blue for mail. We’re also going to need a couple of different kinds of envelopes: one for important documents like tax forms, insurance cards, etc., and another for miscellaneous papers like receipts, magazines, catalogs, catalogues, etc. 

Now that we have our supplies, let’s get started! First thing first: Take all your paper stuff (bills, junk mail, receipts, whatever) and put it into the red envelopes. This is where you’ll be putting the less important pieces of paper. Put them in envelopes by category (red, green, or blue). Once you have everything in its respective envelope, take it outside to trash or recycle. Now we’re ready to move on to the next step. 

Next, take all of your non-paper items (magazines, catalogues, catalogues, etc.) and put them into the yellow envelopes. Again, these are the ones you’ll be using for miscellaneous things. When you’re done, dump them into the garbage or recycle bin. Now, finally, take the important things like keys, passports, health information, etc. and put them in the blue envelopes. These are the ones you’ll be keeping. They go in your filing cabinet or desk drawer. 

Once you’ve finished stuffing all of your envelopes, you should feel pretty good about yourself. By segregating each kind of item in a separate container, you’re making sure that no matter what you throw away, you don’t need to worry about losing important papers. In fact, if you use your red envelopes to store important paperwork like tax returns, you won’t have to worry about losing any of it at all. 

So why not try this method yourself? After all, it’s a great way to save space and avoid clutter. Just remember, you’re doing it wrong if you haven’t already sorted your stuff into categories. You’ll want to create a master list of the things you need to organize. Then take each item and place it into its corresponding envelope. That way, when you go through your mail later, you’ll know exactly what to grab. Plus, by grouping similar items together, you’ll be able to find them more quickly. Don’t forget to sort your mail before you start tossing it away. You might just end up saving yourself hours of wasted time! 

If you’d rather have something less permanent than plastic envelopes, try using rubber bands, tags, or labels to keep track of your stuff. However you decide to organize, be consistent. Create a routine for yourself and stick with it. Eventually you’ll get used to having the correct things in the right places. It will become second nature. But until then, you’ll probably have to spend a lot of time sorting things out. So, while it may seem tedious at first, once you get the hang of it, you’ll soon see how much simpler everyday life becomes. 

Let’s now look at two other ways to organize with plastic envelopes and see which works best for you. 

Organizing With Paper Bags and Boxes 

This method is perfect for people who tend to throw things away without thinking twice. You’ll want to use boxes and bags to hold your items. Start by taking a large bag and filling it with small, empty plastic bags. Next, fill the big bag with all of your stuff. Now, if you have a lot of stuff, you may need to buy several bags. Just keep your larger bags organized and you’ll be fine. 

The next step is to take your smaller bags and fill them with all of your stuff. At this point, you’re basically creating miniature bins filled with individual items. Now you just need to take these containers and place them wherever you’d like to store them. You can stack them on top of each other, or you can put them inside of larger boxes. Either way, you’re going to need some sort of storage solution. 

Of course, this method isn’t for everyone. If you prefer a more traditional approach to organizing, you may prefer the next technique. 

Organizing With File Cabinets 

You can also organize with file cabinets, but you’ll need to be careful. Because of the size of your cabinets, you’ll likely run into problems if you don’t plan ahead. To begin, you’ll need a few file cabinets. Each one needs to be capable of holding files from 6″ x 9″ up to 8 1/2″ x 11″. In addition to the standard drawers, you’re also going to need some organizers. These come in handy for storing loose paperwork. Finally, you’ll need to purchase a box of labels. 

To get started, simply label the front of each drawer with the appropriate category (for example, “Tax Forms,” “Health Information,” “Miscellaneous Papers”). Next, label the sides of each drawer with the name of the person who will be responsible for managing the item. Make sure the person knows to remove any items from the drawer before placing new ones. This way, you’ll never lose anything again. 

Using this method is simple enough. All you have to do is put the appropriate things in their proper place. However, this method does require a bit of extra effort. Because of the size of the cabinets, you’re going to be tempted to shove more stuff into them. Try to resist this temptation. Remember, you’re trying to make everyday life easier, so take a deep breath and resist the urge to add more material. You’ll only have to deal with the clutter after you’re done organizing. 

There are tons of other ways to organize with plastic envelopes. But regardless of what method you choose, don’t get discouraged. There’s a right way to go about it and every day you get better at it. By following a routine, you’ll soon learn what works best for you. And once you’ve mastered the basics, you’ll have the tools you need to tackle almost any organizational problem you encounter. 

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