News & Updates
Solana Center Receives State’s Highest Environmental Honor
Jan 25 2016
Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, based in the San Diego region, stood among other prominent organizations to accept the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Executive Director, Jessica Toth attended the award ceremony held at the California Environmental Protection Agency...
Using Bokashi to Achieve Zero Waste
Dec 10 2015
Solana Center is spearheading the use of the Bokashi composting method to divert food waste generated by public events. On September 12th, Solana Center partnered with the San Diego Botanic Garden and the City of Encinitas to divert waste generated at the Garden Gala, the Garden's annual fundraising event. Public events leave behind...
Is Your Home Ready for the Holidays?
Nov 25 2015
Cooler temps and holiday gatherings means it’s a good time to make sure that your gas appliances are working properly. Good maintenance protects your loved ones from exposure to carbon monoxide and fire hazards. Maintaining and repairing appliances is also good for our environment.
Rainwater - Catch it San Diego! Discounted Rain Barrels
Nov 10 2015
El Nino is coming and we have teamed up with the County of San Diego to offer discounted rain barrels. With rain barrels, you will conserve water, reduce runoff pollution and save money on water bills when using rainwater for your garden and landscape. These 50 gallon rain barrels are made of 100% recycled material and are easy to...
Energy Info at Your Fingertips
Sep 21 2015
Did you know that our partner, SDG&E has a free mobile app that offers anytime, anywhere access to bill payment, assistance programs, outage maps, payment locations and even a calculator to find out what appliances cost to run. Check out the following features.
Solana Center Offers Workshops on Water-wise Landscaping
Sep 17 2015
Originally published in Del Mar Times Learn how to turn your property into an eco-friendly, low-water oasis! Solana Center’s Green Living Workshop Series offers workshops on drought-tolerant landscape design, greywater and rainwater harvesting this fall. These workshops will show participants how to reduce their water use, save money on...