News & Updates
The Scoop on Poop - Composting Livestock Manure
Oct 8 2017
Horses, rabbits, and goats; oh my! All that manure attracting those flies! Improperly dealt with manure not only attracts flies, it is also a major cause of storm water pollution. Runoff from manure contains high concentrations of pathogens such as bacteria, parasites, and viruses. Manure is also high in nutrients such as phosphorus...
Pre-order Discounted Rain Barrels from Solana Center
Oct 8 2017
Rainwater: Catch it San Diego! Solana Center is rebooting its rain barrel sales! Harvesting rainwater in rain barrels is an excellent way to reduce potable water used in landscape maintenance. In the garden, rain barrels allow gardeners to collect and reuse rainwater on their plants. Rainwater is healthier for plants because it is free...
Volunteer Spotlight: Marie Struttmann
Sep 18 2017
Marie Struttmann became a certified Encinitas Master Composter in the Spring and has been a steady volunteer since the moment she registered! Marie Struttmann became a certified Encinitas Master Composter in the spring and has been a steady volunteer since the moment she registered! How did you find Solana Center and start volunteering...
Getting Energy-saving Products and Rebates Just Got Easier
Aug 6 2017
Looking for an easy way to shop for energy-efficient products and even get some cash back from your new purchase? Our friends at SDG&E have enhanced their SDG&E Marketplace, the place to shop, compare prices and purchase energy-efficient products online. They've made shopping and finding rebates easier than ever. You can now: