Resource Wise Business Program 

Resource Wise is a sustainable business program of High Country Conservation Center

High Country Conservation Center works in partnership with the Towns of Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco, and Summit County Government to help businesses reduce energy use, carbon emissions, and waste while improving recycling, composting, and purchasing practices. These businesses save money and have a positive impact on Summit County’s carbon footprint.


  1. Enroll your business by sending an email to HC3’s Climate Programs Coordinator, Dominique Giroux.
  2. We’ll work to schedule a FREE assessment at a time convenient to you.
  3. HC3 will come to your business to assess areas where you could be saving energy and resources.
  4. You will receive a comprehensive report and recommendations, unique to your business.
  5. Free consultation and easy rebates on sustainable upgrades.

Enroll Your Business

Email Dominique Giroux or call 970-668-5703 to get started.


Free Assessment
There is no cost to get an assessment
Be More Sustainable
Don't let your business be left behind
Save Resources
Saving resources can also save your business money
Be an Influencer
Lead the business community to a sustainable future
Available Rebates
HC3 offers easy rebates for sustainable upgrades.

Innovative Family Dental is making huge strides to minimize waste associated with the dental profession. They are a model for creating forward-thinking, reusable solutions to our disposable culture. Way to go, Innovative Family Dental!


There are three different levels of certification in the Resource Wise program, each with increased benefits. We encourage all businesses to set a goal for the level they wish to achieve and work to get there! All certified businesses receive free marketing outreach from HC3.

Resource Wise Gold certifiedResource Wise Silver CertificationResource Wise Bronze Medal Certification

Local Business Successes

Breckenridge Chopping Block is a salon taking waste reduction to the next level. They’ve cut their waste by 75% by recycling hair, foil, and other salon disposables, and ensure healthy air to breathe by filtering away the fumes.
The North Face at Keystone is leading the charge in dealing with waste associated with retail. They’re seeking new methods and working with management to tackle the problem.
Chiropractic Health & Acupuncture switched to a paperless system, saving 150 lbs of paper annually, use compostable trash bin liners, and accept plastic lids for recycling. They plan to offer reusable water bottles to patients as part of their “healthy patient, healthy planet” focus.
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