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Locations & Hours

Main Office

Our office will continue to operate with modified hours due to COVID-19 restrictions. For those interested in purchasing composting supplies, we are pleased to announce the launch of our 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:

Thursdays 12 - 5 PM

Saturdays 9 AM - 1 PM

**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!

We are also accepting self-serve Food Cycle participants and electronic waste dropoffs on Thursday 12-5 pm and Saturday 9 am - 1 pm. 

We will be closed on the following days:

Saturday, May 28, 2022 - Observance of Memorial Day

Saturday, July 2, 2022 - Observance of Fourth of July

Saturday, September 3, 2022 - Observance of Labor Day

Thursday, November 25, 2022 - Thanksgiving Day

Saturday, December 24, 2022 - Christmas Eve

Saturday, December 31, 2022 - New Years' Eve


Solana Center Store Front

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation is located at:

137 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-7986 ex. 700

Click here to view our office hours or contact us

Driving directions from I-5 North or South

  • Exit at Encinitas Boulevard and head east
  • Continue for 1.7 miles
  • Turn left onto El Camino Real
  • After 0.1 miles, turn right at first light (Via Molena)
  • Drive straight up the hill, past the Sheriff’s Station, past the recycling bins, to the end of the long driveway

image from Google Maps

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