News & Updates
NEWS RELEASE: CLIMATE MITIGATION & CIRCULAR WASTE PRACTICES SHOWCASED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Jul 27 2021
RAMONA - Federal, state, and regional elected officials and staff visited a Ramona equestrian center last week to witness an operating circular waste operation that abates runoff and diverts 20 tons of manure and horse bedding weekly from landfills. Last week’s tour hosted sustainability representatives from the office of US Congressman...
MEDIA ADVISORY: Demonstration Site Tour Modeling Watershed Protection To Counteract Climate Change
Jul 13 2021
Demonstration Site Tour Modeling Watershed Protection to Counteract Climate Change Hosted by Solana Center for Environmental Innovation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14th, 2021 WHAT: With the County's announcement of the new office for environmental and climate justice, this is the perfect time to showcase climate mitigation practices in...
Which “Composting” Method is Right for You!
Jul 12 2021
Have you ever wondered “what is the best composting method for me?” There are many options for how to personally deal with food waste and a lot of different factors to consider. If you are feeling lost about where to start and need some guidance, look no further than this composting flow chart with help of the composting education worm...
Get Started for Plastic Free July!
Jun 28 2021
Plastic Free July is here! Choosing to refuse and prevent plastic use in everyday living all year round is a great intention. We’re sharing some inspiration all month long to help you get started. Getting started: Start out small with a product audit. Take a look at what you're buying and trashing and the materials they are made of. Jot...
Don’t Waste Summer’s Bounty!
Jun 21 2021
Summer is officially here! Have you attended your local farmer’s market to check out the seasonal bounty yet? Visiting your local farmer's market can be a wonderful experience where you get to explore beautiful produce, flowers, and herbs and meet the farmers who are growing them. Purchasing local, seasonal produce also helps your food...
Community Series: Waste Not With Upcycling
Jun 7 2021
One person’s trash has the potential to be another person’s treasure thanks to the powerful process of upcycling! Upcycling is a conventional process in which by-products and other used materials are transformed into something of higher quality or value than the original.
Community Series: Kickstart Your Summer with a Garden
Jun 1 2021
Wondering how to make the most of your San Diego Summer? We’ve got the answer… a garden! Growing your own food or making the switch to locally sourced foods have both health and environmental benefits. Fruits and vegetables begin to lose their nutritional value as soon as they are picked. In order to meet your nutritional needs, it is...
Community Series: How to Have a Sustainable Saturday in San Diego
May 18 2021
Everyday we make choices in our lives that affect the environment. From where we shop to what we buy, there’s a lot we can do to make the sustainable choice and reduce our environmental footprint. The key to understanding sustainability is to recognize that each action we take affects the world around us. By making sustainable living a...
3 Composting Myths Debunked
May 15 2021
Composting is a rewarding practice for so many reasons. It allows you to prevent waste by creating healthy soil, provides organic material to help store more water in the ground, and can even benefit your wallet by decreasing the need for frequent trash pickup. But we'll be the first to admit that getting started with composting can be...