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Closet Clean-Up

If you happen to be going through your closet to get ready for fall and you have some jeans that may have passed their best days, consider recycling them!

Look into Blue Jeans Go Green.

Founded in 2006, Blue Jeans Go Green got its start working on projects in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. They sent denim insulation to Habitat for Humanity projects in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Mississippi. Fast forward to today and they continue to work with Habitat for Humanity affiliates around the U.S. to bring denim insulation to areas that need it most. It takes approximately 500 to 1,000 pairs of jeans to create enough insulation for one average U.S.-sized home (approximately 2,300 square feet).

There are several options to donate!
You can drop them off at a couple stores like J Crew and Madewell.  (They'll even give you a discount if you buy a new pair.)
Some malls are accepting jeans.
Or you can use the good ol' mail box.

Give those jeans another life!  They'll definitely be used in a different way :)

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