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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 Read More

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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 Read More

Coloradans & Grass

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 Read More

Cheap Kitchen Renovation Ideas

5 Cheap Kitchen Renovation Ideas

Kitchen renovations are the worst… and sometimes the best. They can be more expensive than anticipated and can take loads more time. While we can’t help with the renovation time, we can assist with the cost. A 2018 study done by Houz, revealed that many homeowners want to renovate in order to declutter and better Read More

Toilet upgrade program starts Thursday

Boulder nonprofit Resource Central teams with Patagonia to help local residents save water and money with every flush.  Local residents with wasteful old toilets can upgrade to a new, high-efficiency one for half the cost of a typical toilet thanks to a nonprofit water conservation program that’s ramping up. Resource Central, a nonprofit based in Read More

Renew Our Schools Receives Grant Allowing for 30 Underserved Middle Schools to Participate in an Energy Reduction Program

Renew Our Schools has some exciting news to share!  A generous grant from All Points North Foundation (http://www.allpointsnorthfoundation.org/) will support Renew Our Schools’ engagement of some 30 underserved middle schools from anywhere in the U.S. to participate in our energy reduction program for only $200. The program has schools compete to reduce their energy use Read More