5 Ways to Declutter Your Home That Require Absolutely Zero Effort

We're all for styling your home with items that are sentimental or simply make you happy, but it's clear that our relationship with shopping has spiraled out of control. According to professional organizer Regina Lark, clutter has become the new norm. The average U.S. household contains over 300,000 "things" and we collectively trash 13 million tons of clothingevery single year.

If you've been caught up in a spring-cleaning frenzy, pause before you take out the trash. A handful of smart, savvy entrepreneurs have found a better way to use your pre-loved goods so they don't end up in a landfill. From apps that pay you for your old wares to services that pick up your used furniture for free, it's easier than ever to do the right thing.

Cleanse your home of these five unnecessary items with these smart, zero-effort apps.

Have you found an easy way to donate or reuse your old wares?