ReSource lumber gets hammered, not wasted

For Immediate Release BOULDER – August 17, 2016 – Nailed and unwanted, thousands of tons of framing lumber, planks, and studs collect in dusty woodpiles every year — until they are discarded in landfills, never to be heard from again. But the Center for ReSource Conservation has launched a new effort to keep high-quality lumber Read More

Watershed Summit finds thirst for conservation, collaboration

DENVER – June 9, 2016 – Even with its soaring population Colorado has more than enough water, but only if it manages it wisely. That was a recurring theme from the second annual Watershed Summit 2016, which took place today at Denver Botanic Gardens. With more than 250 water industry leaders participating, speakers shared insights 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

ReSource hosts ‘Tool Swap’ on Saturday

BOULDER, CO – March 17, 2016 – Beware lonely workbench, caution tired toolkits, your dusty days of clutter are numbered. Community members with unwanted tools are being asked to donate them to the nonprofit ‘Tool Swap’ this Saturday, March 19 at ReSource, the building materials donation and reuse facility in east Boulder. A wide range Read More

Empowered students helped their schools reduce energy by 18%

LOVELAND, CO March 1, 2016 –Eight schools in Thompson School District in Loveland, CO competed in a unique energy saving competition in February. The top performers achieved some results never seen before –reducing their school’s energy use by over 18%–and won their share of $50,000 to make energy saving changes to their buildings. The month-long Read More

Thompson Schools Cash In on Energy Saving Competition

LOVELAND, CO February 8, 2016 –Eight schools in Thompson School District in Loveland, CO are competing in an unique energy saving competition to win their share of $50,000 in prizes.  In order to win, the students will need to help the community save energy in their schools and homes.   The month-long competition, called ReNew Read More