Women In Conservation

By Anne Tengler and Morgan Shimabuku March is Women’s History Month and we’d like to celebrate with a spotlight on some of the female greats in the world of conservation. Since the beginning of environmental conservation, women from all over the world have been involved in leading the movement. Below is a list of some Read More

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The History (& Future) of Toilets

By Anne Tengler and Morgan Shimabuku Ever wondered about the history of toilets? It’s fairly surprising, actually. Indoor plumbing in the US took hold in the early 1800’s as magnificent, landmark hotels were built and connected to an early type of water sewage and pipe-works systems in large cities. Today, many area homes have more toilets than people in them, and we Read More


Saving Energy Ignites Districtwide Competition in St. Vrain Valley Schools

March 8, 2015, 11:29am  | By St Vrain Valley School District | www.svvsd.org St. Vrain Valley School District has once again partnered with the Center for Resource Conservation to host the ReNew Our Schools energy conservation competition. The month long competition began February 2nd and ended on March 2nd. This year, 12 schools participated, and will be honored at a Read More


Water Economics In Colorado: Supply and Demand

The Center for ReSource Conservation puts conservation into action through a portfolio of conservation programs. Whether we are reclaiming building materials towards a zero-waste community at ReSource or saving water by upgrading the Pre Rinse Spray Valve at your favorite restaurant, CRC is out there, in your community, making us all more sustainable. When it Read More

Notes from a Nonprofit Nerd: The Balance in Abundance

According to numerology, 2015 is a year of the number 8. Eight is the symbol of abundance, which many of us are keen to associate with money and power. In the conservation community, abundance is understood a bit differently. Characterized by words like balance, new notions of abundance are evolving alongside the ethics of sustainability. Read More

2015 Watershed Summit

On Jan 21st, 8am-4:30pm, the Boulder County Consortium of Cities, in conjunction with Boulder County, is hosting the 2015 Watershed Summit in Longmont, CO. More than 150 professionals from water utilities, educators, public officials, and water experts are registered to attend. Panels will discuss identifying gaps, strategies and innovative solutions related to water planning and the connection between water and energy to the Read More

Old Wood Soul tables a labor of love for Denver newlyweds

Denver Post, Emilie Rusch In September, a young Colorado couple got hitched. Rather than buying or renting tables to match their rustic decor, Laura and Dave rolled up their sleeves and built the table of their dreams – out of reclaimed fence wood. Now that their table company, Old Wood Soul, is off and running, Read More