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Resource Conservation Advisory Board (RCAB)

The Resource Conservation Advisory Board (RCAB) was formed in 2002 to advise the Board of County Commissioners on major waste diversion policies and strategies. RCAB meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 4:45 – 6:30 p.m.

Due to concerns regarding Covid-19, meetings will be held virtually for the foreseeable future. If you would like to attend the meeting via Microsoft Teams, please email Tim Broderick at to receive the meeting link or click on the link below:

Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only)
+1 720-400-7859,,257685658# United States, Denver
Phone Conference ID: 257 685 658#

Occasionally, the schedule is adjusted due to holidays or other significant events.

Recruiting New Members

Interested in joining RCAB as a board member? Our primary recruiting month is January each year. Visit the Advisory Boards & Commissions for more information and to apply.

Bylaws & Meeting Documents

RCAB Bylaws

For more information about RCAB, email

Minutes are posted after approval by the advisory board.

RCAB Meeting Documents

January 2021AgendaMinutes Meeting held virtually on Microsoft Teams
February 2021No Meeting
March 2021Agenda
April 2021
January 2020Annual Planning RetreatNo minutesNo handouts
February 2020AgendaMinutesNo handouts
March 2020No meeting due to Covid-19n/an/a
April 2020No meeting due to Covid-19n/an/a
May 2020AgendaMinutes Meeting held virtually on Microsoft TeamsNo handouts
June 2020AgendaMinutes Meeting held virtually on Microsoft TeamsNo handouts
July 2020AgendaMinutes Meeting held virtually on Microsoft TeamsNo handouts
August 2020No meetingn/an/a
September 2020AgendaMinutes Meeting held virtually on Microsoft TeamsNo handouts
October 2020AgendaMinutes Meeting held virtually on Microsoft TeamsNo handouts
November 2020No meetingNo meetingn/a
December 2020AgendaMinutes Meeting held virtually on Microsoft Teamsn/a
MonthAgendaMinutesMeeting Handouts
January 2019Annual Planning RetreatNo minutesNo handouts
February 2019AgendaMinutesNo handouts
March 2019No meeting
April 2019AgendaMinutesNo handouts
May 2019AgendaMinutesNo handouts
June 2019AgendaMinutesPresentation
July 2019AgendaMinutesNo handouts
August 2019AgendaMinutesNo handouts
September 2019AgendaMinutesNo handouts
October 2019AgendaMinutesNo handouts
November 2019No meetingN/AN/A
December 2019Holiday eventN/AN/A
MonthAgendaMinutesMeeting Handouts
January 2018AgendaMinutesNo handouts
February 2018AgendaMinutesNo handouts
March 2018Community PresentationNo minutesHandout
April 2018AgendaMinutesNo handouts
May 2018AgendaMinutesNo handouts
June 2018No meeting
July 2018AgendaMinutesPresentation
August 2018AgendaMinutesPresentation
September 2018AgendaMinutesPresentation
October 2018AgendaMinutes
November 2018No meeting
December 2018No meeting
MonthAgendaMinutesMeeting Handouts
January 2017AgendaMinutesNo handouts
February 2017AgendaMinutesNo handouts
March 2017AgendaNo minutesHandouts
April 2017AgendaMinutesNo handouts
May 2017No meeting
June 2017AgendaMinutesNo handouts
July 2017No meeting
August 2017AgendaMinutesNo handouts
September 2017AgendaMinutesPresentation 1 Presentation 2
October 2017AgendaMinutesNo handouts
November 2017No meeting
December 2017No meeting

Board Members

Membership is comprised of the following:

  • Five at-large members, one representative from Boulder County government and one representative from each of the following organizations – Eco-Cycle, Resource Central, University of Colorado Recycling Services, Western Disposal Services, and one additional Hauler (appointed by the County Commissioners)
  • One representative from each of the following communities (appointed by the community that they represent) – Boulder, Erie, Jamestown, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Lyons, Nederland, Superior, and Ward.

Board Members

RepresentingLast Name First Name
At-large Plass Tim
Boulder County Arians Darla
Center for Resource ConservationLurieNeal
CU Recycling DeBell Jack
Eco-Cycle JonesSuzanne
Jamestown Johnson Bridget
Lafayette Walton Stephanie
Louisville Persichetti Mark
Longmont Kamenides Charles
Lyons Matsch Dan
NederlandPelletier Chris
Western Disposal IsaacsonBryce

Solid Waste & Diversion Survey

RCAB implemented a survey of its members in 2012 to gather solid waste and diversion data for 2011 by community. The survey provides a quick overview of what each town/city does for solid waste diversion, incentives, costs, tons and kinds of materials diverted.

Boulder County Community Solid Waste and Diversion Survey – 2011

Research Reports

Waste Composition Study, Boulder County, MSW Consultants 2019

Boulder County Recycling Center Analysis, Kessler Consulting, Inc., innovative waste solutions, January 2015

Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion: Baseline Information and Gap Analysis. Boulder County Zero Waste Effort, Grace Stone, Inc., January 2009

Boulder County Construction and Demolition Infrastructure Study, Materials Generation Estimate, and Market Analysis, UHG Consulting and the Center for Resource Conservation, 2011

Final Organic Waste Management Feasibility Evaluation Report for Boulder County, Colorado, Tetra Tech Inc., October 2010

Waste Composition Study, Boulder County, MSW Consultants/Cascadia , December 2010

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