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Ecowool or eco-wool (contraction of "ecological" and "wool") is a term used for environmentally friendly (recyclable or renewable) building insulation material, sheepskin and other wools.


Thermal insulation

Wood chips and other loose-fill wood products

Main article: woodchips

Hemp fibre based

Main article: hempcrete

Cellulose fibre based

Main article: cellulose insulation

Cellulose insulation is mostly made up of recycled paper fiber (usually newspaper)[1] meaning cellulose based insulation has the highest content of recycled material compared to other commercially available insulation materials. The non-recycled materials of cellulose insulation are still preferable to the components of other (for example foam-based) insulation.[2]


  1. D. L. Morgan, Ph.D., Study Scientist. NIH (2006) NTP Toxicity Study Report on the Atmospheric Characterization, Particle Size, Chemical Composition, and Workplace Exposure Assessment of Cellulose Insulation
  2. Table of Environmental Facts for major types of insulation materials "cellulose". 2014-02-21..

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