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11 things you should never throw away

INSIDER Logo By Jacob Shamsian of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 12: <p> Decluttering your life is always a good idea. By <a href="http://www.thisisinsider.com/how-to-kondo-your-home-2016-9">paring down the stuff you own to the essentials</a>, you can <a href="http://www.thisisinsider.com/pictures-of-kondoed-homes-marie-kondo-method-2016-9"> clean out the junk and focus on what's important</a>.</p><p> But it's also easy to get overzealous. what, for example, should you not throw away?</p><p> One way to think about <a href="http://www.thisisinsider.com/inside-japans-extremely-minimalist-homes-2016-6"> living a minimalist lifestyle</a> is to buy high quality versions of the objects you need, and then throw out everything else. So after going through one big purge, the <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/BuyItForLife/">items you own will last a long time</a>, and you'll never have to throw them out. Buy high quality boots and a winter coat, and you'll never have to think about buying those things again.</p><p> Here are 11 things you should never throw out.</p>

Decluttering your life is always a good idea. By paring down the stuff you own to the essentials, you can clean out the junk and focus on what's important.

But it's also easy to get overzealous. what, for example, should you not throw away?

One way to think about living a minimalist lifestyle is to buy high quality versions of the objects you need, and then throw out everything else. So after going through one big purge, the items you own will last a long time, and you'll never have to throw them out. Buy high quality boots and a winter coat, and you'll never have to think about buying those things again.

Here are 11 things you should never throw out.

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