News & Updates
Expansion at the Fair
Jun 23 2017
Solana Center's presence at the Del Mar Fairgrounds is larger than ever! Our expanded Eco Learning Lab now consists of the Eco Container, our Mid- Scale Compost Demonstration and Training Center, and hands-on composting demonstration bins of all shapes, sizes, and techniques.
All About Worms - North Park Workshop
Jun 22 2017
Vermicomposting (worm composting) is an environmentally-friendly way to turn your food waste into nutrient rich castings for your plants or garden beds. Learn all about how easy it is to compost your food waste with red wriggler worms at this interactive presentation. This is a great workshop for the whole family! Learn how to make...
Free Entry & Extra Ticket for Volunteering
Jun 22 2017
It's almost that time of year again. At the San Diego County Fair, Solana Center will be educating people on living sustainably every day that the Fair is open. If you'd like to volunteer, we could use your help at a booth, assisting in fun Fair activities, or being a general Solana Center representative to guide the onslaught of Fair-...
Switchfoot BroAm Watershed & Waste Diversion
Jun 3 2017
Switchfoot Bro-Am is Encinitas's annual free beach concert, surf competition, and fundraiser. There will be thousands of merry people, celebrating our wonderful city, surf, and good music. Solana Center is teaming up with the people of Switchfoot Bro-Am to make sure the event leaves our beaches more beautiful than before. It is...
Fiesta Del Sol
May 17 2017
Fiesta del Sol is an annual two-day street festival celebrating the history and diverse cultures of the people of San Diego. There will be thousands of people, live music, food, crafts, and more. Don't miss out on this weekend of merrimen and great company while we educate San Diegan's on how to care for their environment! Solana Center...
Toast to Compost Update
May 17 2017
A big thank you to everyone who helped out with Toast to Compost this year: volunteers, staff, mother's of staff, volunteers who were supposed to be guests but helped out anyway. And thanks for everyone else who came out to enjoy a beautiful evening filled with food and chatter about ways that we are all contributing to help the...
Spring Energy Tips for Your Home
Apr 17 2017
The start of spring brings a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money. With just a few simple things, you can improve the energy efficiency and comfort of your home as warmer temperatures arrive. Check out these no- and low-cost ways to help reduce your energy use this spring from our partners at SDG&E!