Peter Walsh's 7 Secrets of a Master Organizer
The declutterer extraordinaire shares the genius rules that will make your spring cleaning easier than ever.
7. Standardize Your Food Storage
To avoid accumulating a drawerful of mismatched plastic containers in ten colors, Walsh uses just one brand of food storage container so lids will always fit (OXO LockTop set; Organize.com
). He stacks just a few sizes in a cabinet for easy access. "Most people only really use three or four of these containers anyway," says Walsh. "There's no need to keep hundreds."
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