Summer Quarterly Newsletter – 2022

Dear Solana Center Community, Summertime is around the bend, marking the halfway point in 2022. I am humbled by the success you help Solana Center achieve through your volunteerism, financial contributions, participation in our programs, and waste diversion efforts. The continuing rollout of food waste curbside collection throughout the region is requiring habit change in both households and…

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Spring Quarterly Newsletter – 2022

Dear Solana Center Community, As we enjoy more frequent and lengthy days of sunshine we are reminded once again of the continual turning of the seasons. While spring blooms, I encourage us all to take time to look at how our daily actions are part of a continual interconnected web, just as each season is…

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Winter Quarterly Newsletter – 2021

Dear Solana Center Community, As we head into the last month of 2021, we are excitedly looking forward to the environmental progress the new year will hold. State Bill 1383 is rolling out on January 1, 2022, and will result in more organic material diverted from landfills across the state than ever before. Solana Center is proud…

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Fall Quarterly Newsletter – 2021

Dear Solana Center Community, This past month was big for climate and social justice. Now more than ever, all effort is needed to counteract climate change following the recently released UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. Global warming is projected to rise 1.5⁰C within the next two decades, essentially locking in a hotter future for living beings of this generation…

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Summer Quarterly Newsletter – 2021

Dear Solana Center Community, As we hit the halfway mark of 2021, I am humbled by the success you help Solana Center achieve through your volunteerism, financial contributions, participation in our programs, and waste diversion efforts thus far. We are driven by contributing to a greener San Diego and your involvement is so valued!  Every week the community brings…

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Spring Quarterly Newsletter – 2021

Dear Solana Center Community, Spring is on its way to breathe refreshing energy into this uncommonly warm winter. As we enter the blossoming season, now is a great time to start planning your spring garden – gathering your seeds, filling your rain barrels and preparing your compost. To help your sustainability journey, our team is offering many virtual education programs as well as more rain…

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Winter Quarterly Newsletter – 2020

Dear Solana Center Community, What a challenging year it has been…and it isn’t over yet! With Covid, our programs changed as we saw the environmental impacts of behavior change (e.g., eating home versus at restaurants and greater waste generation from home cleaning and DIY projects). We were able to creatively pivot and adjust to these…

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Fall Quarterly Newsletter – 2020

Dear Solana Center Community, I hope you and your loved ones are continuing to stay healthy and find joy as we move into the fall season. As our daily routines continue to evolve, we remain hopeful for a strong future based in environmental stewardship in San Diego County and beyond.  Many have returned to school –…

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Summer Quarterly Newsletter – 2020

Dear Solana Center Community, I hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and grounded in this unprecedented season. Although some daily normalities have fallen away, it has been inspiring to see our community come together to lift each other up and connect to our core needs.  From shifts in supply chains to provide…

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Spring Quarterly Newsletter – 2020

 Spring is in the Air at Solana Center We’re 62 days into 2020 and I’m proud to share the team at Solana Center has already successfully launched a new program for the tiniest earth stewards, Solana Seedlings, and hosted 11 environmental education workshops teaching about composting and water conservation.  I hope that you’ve had a memorable and sustainable start to this…

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