Zero Waste upgrades coming to Boulder

Local nonprofits Resource Central and Eco-Cycle break ground  on facility improvements at 6400 Arapahoe   BOULDER – February 16, 2021 – Local residents helping to reduce waste will see significant improvements coming to Boulder’s recycling and reuse facilities at 6400 Arapahoe Road. Resource Central, the conservation-focused nonprofit which operates a building material reuse program, and

Star in Our Virtual Event

This year, Resource Central’s annual Heroes & Hope fundraiser will be virtual and free to attend on Friday, November 20th, 5:30-6:30pm. We’d like to create a Best Of Reuse Program Highlights Video that features lots of examples of the creativity in our community. Let’s see what you’ve got — on video! Videos can be as

John Franko fixing tools for our materials reuse facility

Volunteer Shoutout: Thank you, John!

We are so grateful for John’s talent, generosity, and time! John Franko has been repairing tools for our materials reuse facility. Here’s a quick feature about him. 〉How long have you known about Resource? I moved to Lafayette Colorado in March of 2018 and heard about Resource via a neighbor about a month later. As

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Deconstruction vs Demolition

Written by Sara Viner Throughout Boulder, glamorous new homes pop up from what feels out of thin air. We take notice of these flashy new estates but tend to overlook the previous process of transformation. The cordoned-off construction sites throughout our residential streets, the large roll-off sitting near the road as it collects an increasing

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Versatile Ideas: 7 Ways to Reuse Tile

One of our donation sections that is frequently full of surprises is our tile section. From miscellaneous tiles to full boxes of brand new porcelain products, there are gems to be found. To get your creative juices flowering, here are some ways you can use those seemingly random pieces. 7 Ways to Reuse Tile: Use

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Coloradans & Grass: Kentucky Bluegrass

The imagined American yard has a white picket fence and a ripe green lawn. Perhaps it even has a swing hanging on a large, shady oak tree. It’s the neighborhood scene we’ve seen in just about every movie and tv show. And more often than not, the star of the scene is Kentucky bluegrass. Revered