10 Recycled Office Organizers
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If you’ve been around Organized 31 for very long, you know that I lo-ove to use recycled or repurposed items for organizing. Since we’re always moving (and when we’re not moving the threat of a move is always there), I don’t want to invest a lot of money in organizing items that won’t work at our next house. With over 20 moves behind me, that would have been a lot of new organizing items purchased each time. Instead, I use recycled items to organize. It saves me money and I can throw them into the recycle bin with no guilt if they don’t survive our next move or don’t work in our next home.
Here are 8 of my favorite recycled office organizing projects and 2 bonus ones from my friend Holly at Pink Fortitude.
Repurposed Clementine Box from the Coconut Head Surivial Guide
Personalized Repurposed Tin Can
If you’re interested in even more repurposed projects check out my Repurposing Tab. Happy repurposed organzing.
I’m a mom of 3, a veteran and military spouse. I’ve moved into 20+ homes all around the world. My passion is helping busy people make the space and time for what’s really important to them.
Hi Susan – What a fun surprise to turn a so-so day into an awesome one – thanks so much for the feature! So that dictionary on the first picture that used to be red and is so old it’s discolored and pink… I have the same one! It looks identical! Hugs, Holly
My red/pink dictionary is the one I took to college… 2 years ago 😉
What a great roundup of recycled projects. I especially love the cigar box up cycle! I love seeing all the ways you can change an ordinary project into an extraordinary item!
Thanks, Cynthia. I had fun making the cigar boxes and so happy the my friend really likes them.
I really love this list of ideas. I’ve been really wanting to re-do my home office area to accommodate more of my craft stuff but the budget isn’t there. Thinking I might use some of these recycled items to get exactly what I want. Thanks for sharing.
Ricki, like you, I organize on a budget, plus it’s fun to make my own organizers. Have fun making room for your craft supplies!
My office is a mess right now and you gave me so many idea to start to organize my space better!
Tracy, have fun organizing. I’m off to work on organizing my craft room. -yikes-