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

Standing Up Against Injustice

It’s been 57 years since Martin Luther King, Jr delivered his historic “I Have A Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. It was during those tumultuous times that Dr. King declared “we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt”. Today, with the worldwide protests calling out Read More

Earth Day: Now More Than Ever

On behalf of the team at Resource Central, we sincerely hope that this Earth Day message finds you and your loved ones healthy and comforted by the rejuvenation that comes with the springtime. We are filled with gratitude by the outpouring of support for our staff and conservation programs throughout this crisis. Over the past Read More

Resource Central’s COVID-19 Response: Putting Conservation and Safety into Action

Resource Central is prioritizing health and safety for staff and program participants in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are closely monitoring CDC & public health department guidance and are actively incorporating their recommendations into our conservation programs and operations: Water Conservation Programs: Resource Central had a successful spring and summer of helping Colorado residents 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

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

June 8th – Cheers to the Environment

We have been in continual cheers since the announcement of the 2019 Avery Brewing Invitational & Anniversary Party. This year, the events’ proceeds will go to support conservation programs in our community with Resource Central. Before diving into our favorite Avery beers, here’s what you need to know about the party. Over 200 beers from 75+ Read More