Let’s Talk Trash! The 5 R’s to Zero Waste
Feb 22 2015
The City of Oceanside is committed to waste diversion and recycling. Our goal is Zero Waste and we encourage and challenge everyone who lives, works, and visits Oceanside to embrace the Road to Zero Waste. Zero Waste is an achievable goal and to help everyone achieve this goal it is important to remember and follow the 5 R’s of sustainability: Reduce, Reuse...
Successful launch to Love Your Planet program!!
Feb 16 2015
Thanks to all who were able to attend the first team workshop. We appreciated all your questions and contributions. We've got great teams and we're excited for our next workshops (in two weeks). Thanks tons to the wonderful folks who opened their homes and patios for our presentations. And thanks also to our dedicated Master Composter volunteers. They stand...
Conserving energy saves money but when that isn't enough there is CARE!
Feb 16 2015
By simply conserving energy we can all reduce our monthly energy bills but for some families it still isn’t enough. This month we are CARE-ing by sharing the word about SDG&E’s CARE program which offers a minimum 20% discount for qualified families. There are 2 ways to qualify for the CARE discount: Total household income Participation in a qualifying...
Solana Center joins the City of Oceanside in their "Love Your Planet" program!
Feb 12 2015
Oceanside is focused on implementing Zero Waste household practices by using the “4 R” strategy—Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and ROT. The 4th R will be implemented through residential composting. Participants will learn how to reduce their overall waste, thereby reducing their environmental footprint, through better planning, purchasing, and the introduction of...
Sustainable Business Supply Sale!
Feb 10 2015
Our friends over at Sustainable Surplus are having a sale and they want you to come! Sustainable Surplus Exchange facilitates the donation of surplus assets from commerce and repurposes those items back into the community for use, especially to educational and charitable organizations. Save money and reduce waste by buying used assets for your business!
Solana Center Supports Zero Waste Symposium
Feb 10 2015
Are you excited about the upcoming Zero Waste Symposium? We sure are! At last year's Symposium, Solana Center’s Executive Director Jessica Toth, spoke about the growing movement toward community composting. We are excited to be involved again this year, leading a breakout session on diverting organics from the landfill. This symposium is a great...
Dine And Make A Difference!
Jan 26 2015
Join us for a meal at Boudin SF and support Solana Center's programs. In 2014, our environmental education and community outreach programs directly connected with more than 35,000 San Diego County residents. Help us reach even more in 2015! Join us on February 5th for a meal at Boudin SF in Encinitas and directly affect environmental change in your...
Resolve to Save Energy in 2015!
Jan 21 2015
How are the New Years resolutions going so far? Some goals are harder to achieve then others, but if you are looking to reduce your energy usage and save money SDG&E can help you with that. SDG&E has a ton of tips and tools to get you set up to start saving energy and money today!