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Cottage Grove resident Jeff Krumrie doesn't consider himself an environmentalist, and he hates the term "green."

"I'm so sick of it because it's like a religion now," he said.

Yet, he uses an environmentally safe lawn service, has a water-saving, dual-flush toilet attachment and last month he was in the process of having a geothermal heating and cooling system installed at his Indian Boulevard home.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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