News/Media

First winners of Renew Our Schools 2.0!

April 24, 2019 - Jenny Steel

  Renew Our Schools 2.0 is the first energy savings competition with participating schools nationwide! The winning schools have won $2,500 to make energy improvements to their schools.  Congrats to Coronado Hills Elementary School, Oakwood Secondary School, East High School, and South High School for leading the way on school sustainability! Learn more about Renew Read More

Resource Central Urges Caution in the Shadow of Drought

April 9, 2019 - Neal Lurie

After a big season of snow snuffed the latest drought, water conservation experts are warning Colorado residents not to get complacent about water use this year. Resource Central, a nonprofit that helps the public conserve water is urging local homeowners to take advantage of the unusually moist conditions to prepare yards for drier months ahead. Read More

Sustainability Community

Eco-Cycle

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

First winners of Renew Our Schools 2.0!

April 24, 2019 - Jenny Steel

  Renew Our Schools 2.0 is the first energy savings competition with participating schools nationwide! The winning schools have won $2,500 to make energy improvements to their schools.  Congrats to Coronado Hills Elementary School, Oakwood Secondary School, East High School, and South High School for leading the way on school sustainability! Learn more about Renew Read More

Resource Central Urges Caution in the Shadow of Drought

April 9, 2019 - Neal Lurie

After a big season of snow snuffed the latest drought, water conservation experts are warning Colorado residents not to get complacent about water use this year. Resource Central, a nonprofit that helps the public conserve water is urging local homeowners to take advantage of the unusually moist conditions to prepare yards for drier months ahead. Read More