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Divert Waste

Americans produce more garbage per person than any other country in the world—but it doesn’t have to be that way. Solana Center offers information on how to divert waste through recycling and reuse.

Benefits of Recycling

Recycle at Solana Center

Solana Center accepts some materials, including e-waste, lightbulbs, and batteries, for recycling at our main office. Learn more about the types of waste we accept.

Special Event Recycling

Holding a community event that will generate mountains of trash? Solana Center and The City of Encinitas loan ClearStream Recycling Containers to organizations to assist with event recycling.

Partner with Solana Center to go Zero Waste.

EPS Food Container Alternative List

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) food containers from restaurants can break down and get into our waters, where they are very difficult to clean up. Prevent this pollution by using alternative food containers.

California State Waste Diversion Laws

California has comprehensive environmental regulations, and there are regularly new laws in the pipeline.

  • SB 1383 directs the state’s recycling agency to cut the organic waste sent to landfills by 75% by 2025. Learn more about SB 1383.
  • AB 1826 requires businesses generating a significant amount of organic material to arrange for organics recycling to keep it out of the landfill. Learn more about AB 1826.