Standing Up Against Injustice

June 8, 2020 - Neal Lurie

It’s been 57 years since Martin Luther King, Jr delivered his historic “I Have A Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. It was during those tumultuous times that Dr. King declared “we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt”. Today, with the worldwide protests calling out Read More

Earth Day: Now More Than Ever

April 20, 2020 - Neal Lurie

On behalf of the team at Resource Central, we sincerely hope that this Earth Day message finds you and your loved ones healthy and comforted by the rejuvenation that comes with the springtime. We are filled with gratitude by the outpouring of support for our staff and conservation programs throughout this crisis. Over the past Read More

Sustainability Community


January 13, 2015 - Brandon Hill

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 - Brandon Hill

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.  

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

July Smart Irrigation Month Tips & Resources

July 1, 2020 - Ali Colbert

July is Smart Irrigation Month and we want to help ensure you can participate in celebrating this month with a few easy water conserving tricks and resources to help you learn more. One of the 7 principles of xeriscaping (low-water landscaping) is the maintenance and creation of practical turf areas. We will never recommend removing Read More

Gardening in Hot Weather

June 18, 2020 - Ali Colbert

Hot weather has arrived and summer will officially be here by Saturday, June 20th. Long, sunny days will be great for your sun-loving plants, helping them to produce beautiful blooms for you and the pollinators that visit them, but some of you have been asking if these hotter temperatures should have you worried about your Read More