Share Your Story: How Do You Resource?

July 24, 2017 - Katie Koch

Have you built something with materials at ReSource? Have you grown a low-water Garden In A Box? Or do you conserve energy, water, or materials in a creative way? We want to hear about it! Share your story on our Facebook page (and Like us!) by posting a photo or brief video about how you help conserve natural Read More

City of Boulder’s TreeOpp pilot branches out with the Center for ReSource Conservation

June 8, 2017 - Katie Koch

Thursday, June 8, 2017 The Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC) and the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Forestry Division announced today they are exploring a collaboration to test the financial sustainability and market demand for locally milled and sourced lumber. Starting on Saturday, June 10 until supplies are gone, lumber milled from some of Read More

Sustainability Community


January 13, 2015 - Chris Smith

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 - Chris Smith

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.  

CRC 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

Time to Take out That Thirsty Turf?

September 8, 2017 - Katie Koch

  By: Darren Nowels, Water Programs Manager: Audit and Retrofit Programs After a long summer of keeping your grass green and paying seemingly endless water bills, you might be pondering alternatives to parts of your lawn that go unused or have been tough to keep alive. If that’s you, then you’re probably curious as to what options are Read More

ReSource Sets Record for Reducing Building Materials Waste

January 6, 2016 - CRC Staff

  Reuse of building materials at regional facility nearly double the annual amount from just six years ago BOULDER, CO – January 6, 2016 – ReSource, the building materials donation and reuse facility in east Boulder, set a record in 2015 for the greatest amount of materials diverted from landfills in a single year. More than Read More