No Border Sewage Policy Update

March 31st, 2015

  March was an eventful, jam-packed month for No Border Sewage (No BS) policy and agency meetings. As such, this update is lengthy. Review it all on a lazy day after a surf session or take it in… more »

A Local Member’s Efforts to Alleviate the Plastic Pollution Crisis

March 19th, 2015

Plastic products can be found in almost every aspect of our lives. Plastic’s versatility and relative ease of disposability fit well into our culture of convenience and have caused it to become one of the most widespread human… more »

HOW YOU CAN HELP SOLVE BORDER SEWAGE: A Recap of the Tijuana River Valley March Cleanup

March 14th, 2015

Another incredible cleanup event of the Tijuana River Estuary occurred this past Saturday and it was a great success! With 134 volunteers showing up, our turnout nearly doubled from our last cleanup at the end of January. Overall,… more »

San Diego to Move Forward with Plastic Bag Ban in Wake of State Referendum

February 26th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE 2/26/15 Contact: Roger Kube, Advisory CommitteeSurfrider Foundation San Diego County ChapterE-Mail: roger@surfridersd.orgPhone: (619) 701-4027 Contact: Michael Torti, Rise Above Plastics Policy ManagerSurfrider Foundation San Diego County ChapterE-Mail: mike@surfridersd.orgPhone: 619-843-0123 San Diego to Move Forward with… more »

California’s Bag Ban Has Been Delayed

February 24th, 2015

California’s Bag Ban Has Been Delayed! City of San Diego & Oceanside to Consider Their Own! Did you think California finally banned single-use plastic bags when the governor signed SB270 into law? Think again.  Unfortunately, the CA Secretary of… more »

Hard Rock Cafe teams up with Surfrider

February 24th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jill GilboyHard Rock Cafe San Diego(619) 615-7643 Hard Rock Cafe San Diego teams up with Surfrider and makes donation to benefit the Foundation’s local chapter SAN DIEGO, CA, February 23, 2015 – Hard Rock Cafe… more »

No Border Sewage Cleanup In Tijuana River Estuary

February 13th, 2015

Join our No Border Sewage Program for a cleanup in the Tijuana River Valley on Saturday, March 7th, from 8am-12pm. We will meet at the entrance of Border Field State Park (1500 Monument Rd, San Diego 92154). Please wear… more »

Reconnecting With Nature – The Tijuana River Valley Cleanup

January 29th, 2015

As an environmentalist, it sometimes can be easy to become cynical about the state of things along our beaches and wetlands. But this past Sunday, thanks to Surfrider San Diego’s No Border Sewage volunteers, one couldn’t help but beam… more »

California’s Bag Ban Is Under Attack

November 26th, 2014

California’s Bag Ban Is Under Attack Update: Did you think California finally banned single-use plastic bags when the governor signed SB270 into law on September 30th? Think again. The ink was barely dry when plastic bag manufacturers… more »

San Diego City Council to Vote on Pure Water

November 17th, 2014

On Tuesday, November 18th, the San Diego City Council will vote on two items that would allow the City to pursue a 20-year potable reuse program designed to reduce the outflow of sub-standard treated wastewater in our ocean, while… more »