Reduce Your Food Waste This Holiday Season

Holiday table with food

Did you know an average American throws away 20 pounds of food per month? And on top of that, in the United States, we generate an extra 5 million tons of household waste each year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Essentially, we throw out three times as much food waste as compared to other times…

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Earth Day is Everyday – Community Earth Month Celebration

This April, we are looking forward to recognizing Earth Month and taking action as a community. We want to empower each of you to show and tell how you are contributing to a greener future today and every day by submitting a work of art, short letter or story, song, photo or other unique form of…

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Holiday Gifts that Give Back

This holiday season is one like no other. We want to help you shop local and give without creating waste – instead of giving more “stuff”, consider giving a gift of an experience, subscription or make a donation in their name rather than material items. Here are our favorite gifts that give back!  Buy a…

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Zero Waste Halloween Tips & Tricks

As Halloween comes and goes it is estimated that 1 billion pounds of pumpkins are sent to the landfill, doomed to rot and create warming gases that will haunt our planet far beyond this spooky season.  We have a solution that is scary easy – keep your pumpkins out of the landfill by composting them!…

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Earth Day – 50 Years And Counting!

It hardly seems feasible that it’s been 50 years since the first Earth Day was celebrated. And today, even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, its scope and importance continues to grow. Earth Day History In 1970, the inspiration for Earth Day began right here in California, when Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson witnessed the…

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5 Simple Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Looking for some simple ways to make a difference this Earth Day? We’ve got you covered.  1. Volunteer At Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, we believe you can do something to help the environment no matter who you are. Even small, practical steps in the right direction – though they might feel insignificant in the…

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