It's America Recycles Day! TerraCycle is a great way to take your recycling to the next level!
Nov 15 2014
Roberta uses the Snack Box to recycle at home![/caption] TerraCycle is on a mission to eliminate the idea of waste. They do this by creating waste collection programs (each one is called a “Brigade”) for previously non-recyclable, or difficult-to-recycle, waste. The collected waste is then converted into new products, ranging from recycled park benches to...
CONGRATULATIONS ROB MACHADO FOUNDATION ON A SUCCESSFUL BENEFIT CONCERT!
Nov 13 2014
WOW, what a night! Live music including local artists Austin Burns, a surprise appearance from Switchfoot's Jon Foreman, and cool auction prizes, all benefiting Rob Machado Foundations support of environmental programs for youth! Keep up the GOOD work and GOOD times! [caption id="attachment_917" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Austin Burns[/caption] [...
America Recycles Day is November 15th!
Nov 5 2014
Solana Center is proud to take the Recycling at Work pledge and join other businesses and organizations in increasing recycling at our workplace. Every action adds up to making a difference. Check out America Recycles Day for information on how you can take the pledge, get involved, or join an event!
Did you know that compost saves water?
Oct 29 2014
Your gardens and landscapes require a lot of water to keep them looking lush and healthy. Unfortunately, here in southern California, we are suffering from rapidly depleting freshwater reserves. So while there are many good reasons to compost, using 100% organic matter to help retain our precious resource, fresh water, it is at the top on our list. Compost...
Solana Center Supports New Environmental Regulations
Oct 23 2014
As a key educator and advocate for composting within San Diego, Solana Center applauds Governor Jerry Brown’s support for environmental initiatives in California. In September Governor Brown signed two new assembly bills, AB 1826 and AB 1594, which aim to improve air quality in California by diverting organic materials from the landfill. Read our Executive...
Compost Tea & Leachate
Sep 29 2014
What is Compost Tea & Leachate? Compost tea, which includes vermicompost tea, is a nutrient-rich liquid created by steeping finished compost or vermicompost in water. The compost infuses the water with beneficial nutrients and is sometimes sprayed on foliage to reduce pests and disease or used as a soil drench around plants to enrich the soil in the...