Marshall Fire victims to get free waterwise gardens to help build climate resilient yards

February 1, 2023 - Neal Lurie

Families rebuilding after the Marshall Fire have a new way to add color and beauty to their yards. Resource Central, a local conservation-focused nonprofit, is providing 200 square feet of

Bask in the Shade to Learn How the Sun can Power Our Future

November 14, 2022 - Jenny Steel

Resource Central is excited to announce the arrival of the newest shade structure at our Reuse facility – the first step of a much bigger project on the way! The

Sustainability Community


January 13, 2015 - Resource Central staff

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

CSU Extension

January 13, 2015 - Resource Central staff

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

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

Blog Posts

Breakdown of 2023 Garden In A Box Offerings

January 11, 2023 - Ali Colbert

  Q: “The 2023 spring Garden In A Box collection has been released, but where do I start!? How do I select the gardens that will best fit my needs?”

A Creative Reuse Sanctuary

January 5, 2023 - Jenny Steel

Off East Simpson Street in Lafayette, you will find a creative sanctuary waiting to inspire you upon your arrival. Kaleidoscope is a place where you can reengage with art or