Waste to Wonder: Celebrating 40 Years of Solana Center

May 11, 2024 What a wonderful evening of connection, reunion, conviction, history and hope. Thank you one and all for attending Waste to Wonder the 40th Anniversary Celebration of Solana Center for Environmental Innovation at the Encinitas Community Center. photo credit: Brooke Raines Our celebration felt the absence of members of the Solana Center community…

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Taking on Textile Waste 2024

The Taking on Textiles event was held on March 23, 2024 at Solana Center for Environmental Innovation in Encinitas, CA. It was open to the public. We were grateful for recognition from California Assemblymember Tasha Boerner’s office. District Director Janet Chin spoke to the importance of the event as an early beacon to the increasing…

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Support E-waste Recycling

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This April consider a gift that will make a sustainable impact long after Earth Month is over! Electronic waste (e-waste) is the fastest growing solid waste stream in the world, increasing 3 times faster than the world’s population. Although e-waste makes up just 2% of what’s goes to our landfills, it accounts for 70% of the…

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How to Keep Your Kitchen Food Scraps Caddy Fresh

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation supports California’s SB 1383 legislation, to divert organic materials such as food and nourish soils through compost production in order to feed future generations. One of the ways we offer support is through our Climate Solutions Resource Center. Did you know we offer products to support your environmental journey? Are…

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Lazy Acres: 1% for the Planet Nonprofit Partnership

Lazy Acres natural foods grocery products

Thank you Lazy Acres Natural Market for partnering with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation as a beneficiary of the 1% program! In 2023 we were one of the first local nonprofits selected for the enviro-tokens program. The enviro-tokens program offered Lazy Acres customers the option to donate 10 cents to the nonprofit of their choice…

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