Resource Wise Business Program
Resource Wise is the sustainability program for businesses in Summit County.
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.
5 BENEFITS OF JOINING RESOURCE WISE:
There is no cost to get an assessment.
Receive sustainability advice tailored to your business.
HC3 will recommend next steps and contractors.
HC3 offers easy rebates for sustainable upgrades.
Saving resources can also save your business money.
Local Business Successes
Breckenridge Chopping Block upgraded their showerheads to ECOHEADS, reducing water and energy use by up to 65%. As water efficiency becomes increasingly important for our community, BCB is an exceptional example as to how a business can do their part to conserve this vital resource.
Wild & Free is taking sustainability to the next level! From a mud kitchen made from upcycled pallets to a full LED lighting upgrade, they are saving energy, reducing waste, and minimizing carbon emissions.
Wedgewood Lodge completed an exterior LED lighting upgrade and with support from Resource Wise, received $400 towards their total project cost. Not to mention the upgrade will result in $2,186 annual savings, making the payback period just 4 months!