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A Master Composter turns a compost bin during a workshop.

El Cajon Composting Workshop
Saturday, May 15th, 2010
10am – 12noon
Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College
12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon 92019

We will cover backyard composting and composting with worms during this 2 hour workshop. A limited number of subsidized bins will also be available at the conclusion of the workshop.

Please pre-register by visiting http://www.solanacenter.org/1workshops.html or calling (760) 436-7986 x 222.

To view a list of additional free composting workshops, please click on the “Free Composting Workshops” tab located on the top right side of the page.


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The Composter Quarterly Newsletter was delivered via email on February 24th, 2009.  This edition featured articles about Composting with Cover Crops, Upcoming Workshops, Composting at Community Gardens, and more! Don’t worry if you missed the newsletter, the Solana Center Composter Blog now features a newsletter archive!  Click here to view past newsletters.

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CB064120Christmas trees are a great source of carbon and nitrogen for composting. It is very difficult to compost Christmas trees on your own unless you have a chipping system in your backyard, but municipalities throughout San Diego County have set up drop-off locations as well as pick up service for residents.

The City of San Diego Environmental Services Department will host its Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program Dec. 26 to Jan. 23rd, offering 16 drop off locations as well as free pick up for residents with curbside yard waste collection. Click here for more information.

For other locations be sure to check out this article from the North County Times about where to take your tree. Click here to view the article.

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1newsolanabannerThe Solana Center for Environmental Innovation invites you to celebrate our 25th Anniversary on Friday, November 14th, 2008. We will be celebrating our history as San Diego’s first curbside recycling program and growth into County-wide environmental education and outreach programs. Join us for fun, music, food, and a silent auction!

Tickets are $25
Friday, November 14th, 2008
6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
1050 Crest Drive, Encinitas

Click here to R.S.V.P.

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