Mini Grant 2015

Anaerobic Digester Project

Project Description: The goal of this project is to simultaneously reduce food waste output and promote the use of clean alternative fuels in everyday life. This will be accomplished by the implementation of a student design for an anaerobic digester in a Berkeley living space, a device that will effectively recycle organic waste and produce methane to be used as a fuel onsite.

TGIF Award: $1,256.50

Blake Garden Adaptive Restoration Project

Project Description: UC Berkeley’s Landscape Architecture Water Savvy Garden Design class is working on a design/build adaptive restoration project sited within Blake Garden – a design and research laboratory for students, open to the public, and owned and operated by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.

TGIF Award: $2,000

Strawberry Creek Planting Resilience Project

Project Description: The goal of this project is to reduce the mortality rate of Strawberry Creek restoration plantings and increase awareness of creek restoration activities through the use of a plant protection system called Combi-guards. 

TGIF Award: $1,475