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Solana Center Store Volunteer, Saturday

Aug 27, 2022 8:30AM—1:00PM

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

  Help Solana Center run our store and deliver our great programs to the public! The Solana Center store, open twice a week, is a chance for volunteers to get involved with our programs from our home base. Each week on Thursdays from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm,…

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Outreach Support: Booth at Pala Band of Indians Oakstravaganza – Pala

Aug 27, 2022 11:00AM—6:00PM

Pala Rey Youth Camp 34650 Pala Rey Youth Cp Rd Pala, CA 92059

At this event, volunteers help our staff teach simple solutions on how to divert wasted food from the landfill, reduce harmful greenhouse gases like methane, and build healthy soils that feed our plants and hold water.  Join us at this interactive booth to spread information about composting and its importance to maintaining a healthy planet. …

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August Build and Beautify

Aug 30, 2022 9:00AM—11:00AM

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

Build and Beautify is a day for volunteers to get involved with our programs from our home base.   Support Solana Center programs from the ground up!  In joining us for this activity, you will help beautify our grounds, creating a space for engaging our community in our sustainable offerings. Activities vary each month and…

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Achieving Your Zero Waste Potential Webinar – City of Encinitas

Aug 31, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

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 Join Solana Center for this 1-hour webinar where you will learn the basics of waste reduction, why it’s important, and how to keep at it even with our changing circumstances. We’ll dive deeper into the concepts of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and understand why they are said in THAT order. Participants will get practical tools to…

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SB 1383 Compliance – Commercial Food Waste Prevention Webinar – City of Encinitas

Sep 08, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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California is leading our nation with groundbreaking legislation that addresses climate change by keeping organic materials out of our landfills. As Californians are asked to rethink how they manage their food waste, businesses may be wondering: How can I be in compliance, and how will this affect my bottom line? The City of Encinitas and…

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Raising Backyard Chickens Workshop – County of San Diego

Sep 10, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

Highlands Organic Orchard & Farm 1095 Julian Orchards Drive Julian, CA 92036

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Join Solana Center’s experienced educators for this free workshop where you will learn the basics and many benefits of raising chickens at home. From producing beautiful, high-quality eggs, assisting in keeping waste out of the landfill, to protecting your garden from pests – chickens have a lot to offer! Plus, they are fun pets that…

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Workshop Support: Raising Backyard Chickens – Julian

Sep 10, 2022 9:00AM—12:30PM

Highlands Organic Orchard & Farm 1095 Julian Orchards Drive Julian, CA 92036

Join Solana Center’s experienced educators by supporting a workshop where you will learn the basics and many benefits of raising chickens at home. From producing beautiful, high-quality eggs, assisting in keeping waste out of the landfill, to protecting your garden from pests – chickens have a lot to offer! Plus, they are fun pets that…

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Master Composter Course – City of San Diego

Sep 17, 2022 9:30AM—Oct 15, 2022 12:30PM

Tecolote Canyon Nature Center 5180 Tecolote Road San Diego, CA 92110

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Become a Master Composter! Minimize your carbon footprint. Keeping food and yard waste out of the landfill reduces harmful methane gas emissions. Use this “waste” to create amendments for your garden. Compost use reduces the need for synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.  Reduce water use and increase water retention. Compost increases your soil’s water-holding capacity and improves…

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SB 1383 Compliance – Commercial Food Waste Prevention Webinar – County of San Diego

Sep 20, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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California is leading our nation with groundbreaking legislation that addresses climate change by keeping organic materials out of our landfills. As Californians are asked to rethink how they manage their food waste, businesses may be wondering: How can I be in compliance, and how will this affect my bottom line? The County of San Diego…

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Backyard Composting Basics Webinar – City of San Diego

Sep 22, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

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Join Solana Center for this 1-hour webinar where you will learn the basics of traditional backyard composting. Using trial-tested advice and demonstrations, our experienced educators will teach you all you need to know to get started with a bin that fits your needs and lifestyle. This webinar will be held using Zoom, so please note that…

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