There’s not a stitch or shred or scrap that my good Mennonite grandmother didn’t see fit for other uses.  She was, to steal from Barbara Mandrell, green when green wasn’t cool.  That’s why today’s article in my hometown newspaper, The Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, comes as no surprise:  The Mennonite Central Committee is making changes that will reduce their organization’s carbon footprint — and save money.  Leave it to the Mennonites to start — organization wide — making rugs out of old jeans.