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Help us in our mission to empower students and adults through education and action to become environmental stewards in their communities! We've been here for 30 years, providing you with free education presentations, composting workshops, and encouraging the community to change the way they think about their environment. Please show us your support and donate today!

Upcoming Events

Saturday October 22nd, 2016 Free Composting Workshop - City of San Diego at Tecolote Nature Center
Saturday October 29th, 2016 Bokashi Composting Workshop - Del Mar at Del Mar Fairgrounds - Infield Farm
Saturday November 12th, 2016 Composting Workshop - Encinitas at Sunshine Gardens
Sunday January 8th, 2017 Master Composter Course - Encinitas (save the date for Jan-Feb!) at San Diego Botanic Garden

In the News

In the News

Order discounted rain barrels now! Only $15 (after $75 rebate) for a limited time! Don't miss out! Rebate will be reduced to $35 on January, 1, 2017.

Solana Center's Eco Container, sponsored by Kashi, was a hit at the San Diego County Fair. Find out how we transformed this shipping container into a center for environmental innovation and how it is getting people excited about sustainability here.

Learn about the new organics recycling law, AB 1826 in our Op Ed piece in the San Diego Union Tribune  - read the article here

Who We Are

Solana Center  reaches more than 10,000 San Diego County residents each year  through its environmental education and community outreach programs.  We educate approximately 4,500 San Diego County students each year and provide more than 600 compost and worm bins annually. Each year we add capacity and infrastructure to divert 1.3 million pound of organic waste from landfills.

For 30 years, Solana Center has worked at the grass roots level to encourage the community to change the way they think about their environment.  We promote the sustainable management of resources through education, and hope that people will begin to rethink the products they use and how we can reduce our impact on the planet.

Volunteer Opportunities

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
School Lunch Waste Monitoring at Park Dale Lane Elementary
at Park Dale Lane Elementary
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
School Lunch Waste Assembly and Monitoring at Kelly Elementary
at Kelly Elementary School
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:30am - 2:00pm
School Lunch Waste Monitoring at Kelly Elementary
at Kelly Elementary School
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