News/Media

Volunteer Shoutout: Thank you, John!

September 21, 2020 - Jenny Steel

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

When One Door Opens, Another Man’s Treasure

September 8, 2020 - Jenny Steel

Press Release: When One Door Opens, Another Man’s Treasure BOULDER, CO – September 1, 2020 – Resource Central, a conservation-focused nonprofit based in Boulder, has launched a door upcycling competition calling on community members to transform old doors into new unique creations. On average, the reuse facility diverts around 3,000 doors from the landfill each Read More

Sustainability Community

Eco-Cycle

January 13, 2015 - Resource Central staff

Special Reports & Research Did you know that Eco-cycle is one of the largest nonprofit recyclers in the the United States? Over the last 38 years, this industry leader developed  expertise in recycling and community waste management. Eco-cycle’s Special Reports & Research section is a presentation of their most current and pioneering research in zero-waste, Read More

CSU Extension

January 13, 2015 - Resource Central staff

Planttalk Colorado CSU Extension is the premiere resource for all things plants in the west. Planttalk Colorado is the periodical version of its parent horticultural database. It offers timely and reliable expertise on everything from how to plant a tree, to commonly used plant terms, to a library of local blogs from gardening experts.  

Thought Leadership

CRC 2015 All City Water Report

March 19, 2015 - CRC Water Team

2014 was an exciting year for CRC’s water programs. Whereas 2013 was a year of extremes, starting with drought-like conditions and ending in a flood, 2014 was a mild season, with above average precipitation throughout the summer.

Where’s the Water Going? Factors related to outdoor water use

October 8, 2014 - Morgan Shimabuku

With over 25% of Colorado’s residential water use wasted as runoff from outdoor irrigation, CRC’s Slow the Flow Consultations are on the front line of conservation. This presentation examines the operations and impact of Slow the Flow. While Slow the Flow services make a significantly reduce water use, it turns out that consumer education is Read More

Blog Posts

When One Door Opens, Another Man’s Treasure

September 8, 2020 - Jenny Steel

Press Release: When One Door Opens, Another Man’s Treasure BOULDER, CO – September 1, 2020 – Resource Central, a conservation-focused nonprofit based in Boulder, has launched a door upcycling competition calling on community members to transform old doors into new unique creations. On average, the reuse facility diverts around 3,000 doors from the landfill each Read More

Late Summer Gardening Tips

July 31, 2020 - Ali Colbert

Summer provides a chance to appreciate the work done throughout the year and begin prepping the garden for the colder temperatures ahead. As you’re enjoying the August blooms, there are a few simple tasks that will help your garden continue to be its best. Harvest mid to late season veggies like tomatoes, peppers, and melons. Read More