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Tips for keeping your car's interior organized and clean
Between carpooling during the morning commute, stopping off for groceries and taking the kids to and from afterschool activities, your busy schedule can quickly turn your vehicle's interior into a disorganized mess. Beyond your own comfort, a cluttered car can be a safety issue as well. Here are some car travel tips and car shopping tips for keeping your car's interior clean and organized.
According to CNN, one of the easiest ways to eliminate accumulating garbage is by keeping a trash bag of some kind in your car. Whether it's a heavy-duty bag in the trunk or a small plastic bag in the back seat, having a place to store your trash for easy cleanup later can make a world of difference.
Make a routine
No matter how well-organized your car is, unless you take a moment to empty out the trash and remove objects like your kids' soccer cleats and notebooks, you'll never have a clean interior. Oprah.com recommends establishing a quick routine when filling up the gas tank or getting home from work. During these times, take a few seconds to assess your vehicle's current state and quickly remove clutter.
Stop to eat
While you might feel like it saves time to eat that breakfast sandwich in the car on the way to work, it also leads to a buildup of trash. Rather than eating while on the go, stop off at a restaurant or eat at home before leaving, suggests CNN.