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Our office will be operating under modified hours due to COVID-19. 

We are accepting self-serve Food Cycle participants, electronic waste dropoffs and pre-ordered online store order pickup ONLY on Thursday 12 - 5 pm and Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

Solana Center Address: 
Solana Center for Environmental Innovation
137 N. El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 436-7986 ex. 700

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I learn more about getting started with composting? 
For general information, please start by checking out our Composting Resources and/or attending one of our webinars. For specific questions, contact us through the form below or call (760) 436-7986 x700.

Do you sell red wiggler worms? 
We do sell red wigglers, but availability can vary. Check our online store to see if they're available and place an order.

How do I get a discounted compost bin? 
We can sell discounted compost bins to residents of City of Encinitas and unincorporated San Diego County ONLY. If you are unsure whether your address is unincorporated, send us an email with your address to verify before placing your order. Residents of City of San DiegoCity of Del MarCity of Carlsbad, and City of La Mesa must purchase a discounted bin through their jurisdiction's respective voucher program, and residents of other cities throughout the San Diego region can learn more about compost bin discounts available to them here.

Are you currently selling compost supplies?
Yes, we are pleased to offer an online store with curbside pickup! All orders must be placed and paid for in advance through our online store. Orders are available for pickup at least 24 hours after purchasing, during the times we are open to the public at our location in Encinitas. **Please note that you will not be able to pick up your order on the same day you make your purchase. When you arrive for pickup, simply check in with our staff and your order will be ready to grab and go!


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