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Do Clean Out Your Closets
Spring is the perfect time to get rid of all the stuff you never wear. There must be some stuff you never wear. Or else why would your closet be a total disaster? This is really the thing that feels the best for me to do because I love getting rid of stuff and there's always so much to throw away. So take the time to remove every single thing you own from your closet and drawers and spread them out on your bed and be cruel. Act like Cersei in Game of Thrones as she decides whether or not someone should die. Only you're just deciding whether or not to keep those jeans with the hole in the ass that still fit you so well but have a hole in the ass. Get rid of them. Be brutal. Be like a Lannister.
Don't Assume That Other People Want Your Old Clothes
I know that you were really attached to that Lauren Conrad-brand turquoise tube top that you bought in 2008 (this is seriously a thing that I owned, and bought at the amazing Dear Fieldbinder of all places) but probably nobody else really wants it. So instead of unloading your stuff at a place that will just turn around and ship it to a developing nation that also doesn't need your tube tops and could benefit from boosting its own consumer economy, consider doing one of two things. Sell your clothes (money! yess!) to a place like Beacon's Closet or take them to the Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza on a Saturday for textile recycling with GrowNYC.