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 Read More

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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

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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 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