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Earth Day Continued – Seven Great Repurposing Ideas

By Scott Roewer | April 24th, 2014 | Comments »

There is a special sense of satisfaction that comes from finding a new use for an outdated item. It can be an unexpected way to create a visual interest in your home, while also filling an organizational need – and best of all, it reduces waste and saves money. In honor of Earth Day, we’ve […]

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Earth Day! Green Organizing Tips For Your Home

By Scott Roewer | April 23rd, 2014 | Comments »

By now, you’re probably well into your Spring cleaning efforts; purging, organizing and repurposing items throughout your home. It feels great to refresh your space for the benefit of you and your family, and it feels even better when your efforts are also helping the environment. We just celebrated Earth Day on April 22nd, so […]


Free Shred Event Saturday in Fairfax County

By Scott Roewer | July 21st, 2011 | Comments »

We learned recently of an upcoming free shred event for Fairfax County residents in Virginia. Residents can take up to five boxes of personal papers to shred. Do you shred your documents at home or how do you protect your identity? Below is more information from the county’s website. The Fairfax County Solid Waste Management […]


Barefoot Week With Soles4Souls 2011 – How You Can Participate

By Scott Roewer | May 30th, 2011 | Comments »

Today, marks the beginning of Soles4Souls’ National Barefoot Week 2011. In short, it’s a week where thousands of people across the country are joining the cause, raising awareness about the millions of people, world-wide that go barefoot, and doing something about it. As a part of the week, Soles4Souls is distributing over 50,000 pairs of […]


I’m Hoarding Shoes for Charity and I Need Your Help! March 22nd, 2011

By Scott Roewer | March 22nd, 2011 | Comments »

Many of you know that I traveled to Haiti in January with the amazing non-profit charity Soles4Souls to help distribute shoes to children.  Experiencing life in Haiti with these beautiful people was truly heartbreaking. It was also a life changing experience.  Upon returning to DC, I started collecting shoes for Soles4Souls.  It was my hope […]


Changing Lives With Shoes and Soles4Souls

By Scott Roewer | January 4th, 2011 | Comments »

2013 Update – We are no longer collecting shoes for Soles4Souls. Visit their website to find a donation location in your area. Dear friends and clients, As many of you know, tomorrow (January 5, 2011) I am headed to Haiti, forgoing a typical winter vacation, so I can distribute shoes to orphans.  I’m traveling with […]


Recycle Event: Arlington Virginia E-Care

By Scott Roewer | September 28th, 2010 | Comments »

Our friends at Diana’s Books let us know that Arlington E-Care is happening October 16th, 2010 from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM at  Thomas Jefferson Middle School at 125 S. Old Glebe Rd.  The school is one block east of Glebe Rd. and one block south of Rt. 50.  The entrance will be marked. Arlington […]


Hoarding of Denim Continues for Charity

By Scott Roewer | May 17th, 2010 | Comments »

Last week, I wrote about a professional organizer in Washington, DC who happened to also be a hoarder – a hoarder of denim.  I’ve been collecting denim for Habitat for Humanity since April.  I wanted to share this update with you.  As of May 17, 2010, I’ve collected 376 pairs of jeans.  In my last […]


Professional Organizer in Washington, DC is a Hoarder. Can You Help?

By Scott Roewer | May 12th, 2010 | Comments »

Many of my Facebook Fanpage followers are already aware that I’m a hoarder.  That’s right!  I’m a  professional organizer and I’m a hoarder!  Wait – don’t get the wrong idea.  I’m not living among piles of stuff like you would see on A&E TV’s hit series Hoarders, I’m only hoarding denim.  I’m collecting jeans for […]


Electronics Recycling in Montgomery County Maryland – This Weekend!

By Scott Roewer | July 21st, 2009 | Comments »

In April 2008, the Consumer Electronics Association published a Market Research Report called: Trends in CE Reuse, Recycle and Removal which reported the average American Household has 24 electronic products per household. I don’t know about you, but as I look around my apartment, I have MANY more then 24! With that said, when it […]