Recycling Events

Find us in your community! The County has many environmental outreach events, recycling events, cleanups, and public meetings around San Diego County.

Would you like to be notified of our upcoming events? Call 1-877-R-1-EARTH (1-877-713-2784) and ask to be placed on our special event notification list. 


Upcoming Events

Want to create healthier soil for your garden while diverting food waste from the landfill? Join Solana Center's Backyard Composting Basics workshop on Saturday, June 3rd, sponsored by the County of San Diego! You'll see the beautiful grounds of the Water Conservation Garden while gaining valuable skills from expert educators. Please learn more & register at or



Want a healthy, happy garden? Join Solana Center at Lincoln Acres Branch Library for a workshop on water wise and sustainable gardening, sponsored by the County of San Diego and County of San Diego Recycling. You'll learn how to leverage mulch and compost for water retention, how to attract native pollinators such as hummingbirds to your garden, and what to use instead of artificial fertilizers and pesticides! Please visit or to learn more and to register.


On-Farm Composting Course

Would you like to manage crop residue and manure while creating a stellar soil amendment for your horse ranch or small farm? Check out our on-farm composting course, sponsored by the County of San Diego, from June 10th through June 24th!

In this three-week course, we'll cover composting basics and benefits, as well as best practices to reduce odor and pests and to keep your neighbors happy. Please learn more and register at

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

For free home composting, mid-scale and manure composting, master composter courses, and school presentations visit Solana Center for Environmental Innovation.

For free zero-waste workshops, community events, recycling, and pollution prevention school presentations, visit I Love a Clean San Diego


Have a recycling question? Email or call: