In this three-part blog series I’ve covered many of the tools I use to help me control the paper clutter. Setting up a system with the right tools will make the difference between being organized or having paper piles all over the place.
In Part 1, I talked about how I use folders and a mail organizer.
Then in Part 2, I talked about how I use file drawers and file boxes to contain the folders full of papers. In other words, I containerized them.
Now in Part 3, I’m going to show you the tools I use to actually reduce the amount of papers I save for those file folders.
You don’t have to have a printer/scanner to save digital copies but I find it much easier than taking a photo of a paper. A flatbed scanner works best because it allows you to scan different size papers. You can scan a business card, copy of a check, or multiple receipts. …