News & Updates
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...
Gala in the Garden Achieves Zero Waste
Sep 12 2015
The San Diego Botanic Garden and Solana Center for Environmental Innovation teamed up to make San Diego Botanic Garden’s Gala in the Garden event on September 12, 2015 from 5-9:30 pm a truly zero waste event! Now in its 16th year, the Gala in the Garden has a rich history in the community and is an important green event. This year...
Reduce Your Use this Summer
Aug 25 2015
The biggest chunk of electrical consumption in the average U.S. home is devoted to heating and cooling systems at 43 percent. Even in the heat of summer, there are ways to cut down on your energy bill — not to mention limit your contribution to climate change. Here are tips from our partner, SDG&E on how to save energy and money...