Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Old Papers Keep Chill Outdoors.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Juliet V. Casey Journal Staff Writer

Lyda Rumley shed her winter robe this month.

"I have a little robe I live in during the winter," said Rumley, 79. "I have to to keep comfortable."

But since Enviroactive and KOB-TV insulated her home for free, Rumley says she is more comfortable and can go without her robe.

Bill Althouse, director of Enviroactive and KOB-TV collected newspapers to recycle into insulation to warm the 30-year-old drafty house in Southwest Albuquerque. Enviroactive specializes in residential energy efficiency, Althouse said, adding that energy efficient homes can reduce global warming.

Rumley's home is one of 20 that will get insulation through the Waste to Warmth project this month. …

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