We are grateful for all the great coverage and recognition of our work in the San Diego region and beyond. View links to our recent media coverage and awards below.

KPBS Interview: SB 1383 organics recycling law. What are the impacts and how is Solana Center involved?

Awards & Recognition

  • 2022 50 Most Influential Women Over 50 awarded to Jessica Toth Solana Center Executive Director, San Diego Business Journal
  • 2019 Outstanding Service in Composting, US Composting Council
  • 2019 Dave Hardy Leadership in Organics, California Resource Recovery Association
  • 2018 EMIES UnWasted Food Awardee, San Diego Food System Alliance 
  • 2017 Top Business Women in San Diego, San Diego Business Journal
  • 2016 California Governor's Environmental & Economic Leadership Award
  • 2015-6 Proclamations from City of Encinitas, San Diego County Supervisors, State Legislators
  • 2015 Encinitas Environmental Award

Additional Media Coverage






    • KUSI-TV: New California Law Requires Food to Be Donated, Not Tossed, January 2022


    • KOGO News: SB 1383, January 2022













































    • San Diego Business Journal: Jessica Toth Named Top 100 Finalist in the Business Women of the Year Awards, October 2017





    • Edible San Diego: How to save the planet and grow bigger, healthier plants with bokashi, January 2017



    • The Coast News Group: Polystyrene ban returns to council, Nov. & Oct. 2016





Media Inquiries

Please contact Scatena Daniels with the below information for press and media inquiries.


Geneva Gamez / 619-939-6084