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Simple Green Ideas to Keep You Warm this Winter

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Who doesn't love a win win situation? Insulate your home the green way!

Lower your utility bills this winter by making some insulation changes and you will reduce your Carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. 

A double wammy is choosing your insulation products that are recycled materials or items and/or are environmentally friendly manufactured products.  I haven't found a person who doesn't like to save money and the majority of the people I meet want to live a cleaner and greener lifestyle.

    *old jeans, the cotton fibers in your old jeans work just as good as the pink fluffy insulation numerous buildings and homes have but have none of the health risks the pink stuff has.

    **caulk around the windows, inside and out of all the cracks, holes and any unwanted spacing where heat can escape and freezing cold air can get in.

    **sand to replace the pink stuff

    **If you have to use the pink fluffy insulation, make sure its got no added formaldehyde.  F…