First winners of Renew Our Schools 2.0!

  Renew Our Schools 2.0 is the first energy savings competition with participating schools nationwide! The winning schools have won $2,500 to make energy improvements to their schools.  Congrats to Coronado Hills Elementary School, Oakwood Secondary School, East High School, and South High School for leading the way on school sustainability! Learn more about Renew Read More

6 Inspirational Ceiling Ideas

Keep your chin up- there might be a cool ceiling. Is this a new trend? Is this an old trend? We don’t know but we can all probably agree it looks awesome. If you’re wanting to spice up the heavens of your house, check out these inspirational ideas.  Reclaimed Wood: It’s a classic, it’s clean, Read More

Renew Our Schools 2.0 has begun!

The first national Renew Our Schools competition has launched! Students across the country are learning how to conserve energy. Each school has received an eGauge energy monitor that displays their school’s electricity use in real time, other tools such as light meters to measure energy performance, and their own data dashboard to track results. Stay Read More

Jefferson County Conservation Cup

Young conservationists take the lead! On September 17 – November 16, 4 middle schools in Jefferson County participated in Renew Our Schools. Renew Our Schools is an energy conservation competition empowering students to design and inspire behavioral and energy usage changes in their schools, homes and communities. The program’s 2017 impact numbers include over 17,000 Read More

Celebrating Pollinator Appreciation Month

Ask Miss Jean!   Jean Lovell, long-time Resource Central volunteer and former master gardener, tackles your gardening questions! Submit your question(s) for Miss Jean to: GardenInfo@ResourceCentral.org Q: What can I do to protect pollinators? A: Did you know that more than 150 food crops in the U.S. depend on pollinators? These include insects, birds, small mammals, bees Read More

Boulder Nonprofit Requesting Tool Donations

BOULDER, CO  – Families with extra garden tools or unneeded power tools are encouraged to donate them for community members in need. Resource Central, a conservation-focused nonprofit based in Boulder, encourages community members to donate them at its building materials reuse facility at 6400 Arapahoe in Boulder. Tools in good condition will be made available Read More

Resource Central launches H2Own It initiative to tackle water scarcity

As Colorado families start their sprinklers for the season, a local nonprofit is kicking off a new initiative to ensure families don’t get soaked by soggy landscapes and leaky fixtures. Resource Central, a nonprofit based in Boulder, has launched H2Own It — a new water conservation initiative to engage thousands of Colorado residents with easy Read More