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

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

Measuring Rain for Science!

  Whether it’s for your garden, or your rain barrel, it’s always good to know how much rain you actually received.  Rainfall is extremely variable; as you’ve probably witnessed, it could be raining across the street but not on you.  You may also know that the amount reported on the news comes from Denver International Airport Read More

Tales of Turf Removal: Part 2

  Resource Central’s Turf Replacement program was born in 2016 when the City of Lafayette wanted to help residents decrease their outdoor water use. More recently, the program has grown into new communities like Thornton and Boulder. After one year and over 40 successful turf transformations in the Thornton Water district, Heather, a water resource analyst with 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

Toilet Swap to Save 180 Million Gallons

Center for ReSource Conservation, Eco-Cycle, and Boulder County partner for Earth Day water conservation & recycling event April 22-23 BOULDER COUNTY – April 19, 2016 – This Earth Day, hundreds of local families will trade in their old, water-wasting toilets for new, high-efficiency models saving millions gallons of water. It’s part of a new water Read More

Spring Conservation Conversation

The Center for ReSource Conservation is teaming up with Boulder’s Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research to transform leading environmental science into actionable conservation for our community. Learn about climate change with INSTAAR’s Jim White and join CRC’s key stakeholders in a conversation about what we can do to preserve and inspire a thriving planet. Read More

Earth Day

What can I do for Earth Day? The possibilities for getting involved are endless! Volunteer. Go to a festival. Install solar panels on your roof. Organize an event in your community. Change a habit. Help launch a community garden. Communicate your priorities to your elected representatives. Do something nice for the Earth, have fun, meet Read More

Ongoing: ReSource 25% Off President’s Day Sale

Shop at ReSource from February 6th -16th and receive 25% off everything in the warehouse and yard. Help us reach our sale’s diversion goal of 100,000 lbs by reclaiming more, while spending less. See our ad in the Boulder Weekly for more information!  

Ongoing to 2/27 – ReNew Our Schools St. Vrain Competition

A competition is taking place in St. Vrain Valley School District from February 2nd – February 27th, 2015. In this competition, 14 schools will compete to win one of three prizes valued up to $25,000 by reducing energy use in their school and homes, and submitting multi-disciplinary energy-themed projects.  To help the schools reach their Read More