Posted in December 2016

Show You Care and Reduce Waste This Holiday Season!

Show You Care and Reduce Waste This Holiday Season!

The holidays are the perfect time to show you care…and the earth should be on your list too. It’s a wonderful time of celebrations, decorations, gifts and travel.  We also generate a lot of waste and increase our energy use during the holiday season. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the volume of household waste in the … Continue reading

Making San Diego Schools More Eco-friendly

Making San Diego Schools More Eco-friendly

Solana Center makes school lunch recycling a no-brainer. Thanks to SDG&E’s Environmental Champions funding, our educators recently worked with the staff and students at San Ysidro School District to reduce lunch waste and send less to the landfill.  San Ysidro School District has 5,230 students in grades k-8 and a high percentage of children from … Continue reading

Encinitas Passes Ban to be Foam Free

Encinitas Passes Ban to be Foam Free

We are proud to have contributed to the historic Styrofoam™ (Expanded Polystyrene foam) food container ban in Encinitas. The Encinitas City Council voted in favor of a ban on November 9th, 2016. Solana Center partnered with the Surfing Madonna Oceans Project to raise awareness and educate the community about the environmental impacts of Styrofoam™ on our … Continue reading