Engineers for a Sustainable World

Design ⋅ Educate ⋅ Build

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About Us

We are a close-knit UC Berkeley organization made up of passionate subteams who believe that you do not have to be an engineer in order to engineer change. We welcome students and professionals of all backgrounds to join us in building a more sustainable world through designing and implementing hands-on sustainability projects, educating students and practicing engineers on sustainability best practices, and uniting people who are passionate about sustainability to create a global network.

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Active Projects

Bioswale & Rainwater Harvesting

By creating a rainwater harvesting system along with a bioswale at the Hearst Field Annex Buildings for irrigation and filtration, we divert pollutants from Strawberry Creek, mitigate drought, localize water sources, and waste less money and energy overall.

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3D Printed Waste Recycling

 Despite being technology of the future, the 100+ 3D printers on campus create piles of plastic trash. Through a series of recycling projects in collaboration with SERC, Green Labs, Richmond High School, and many more, we can convert vetoed prototypes and tangled spools into new filament and materials research – providing educational opportunities alongside a zero-waste future.

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HOPES

More info coming soon!

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Hoover Elementary School Garden Projects

Fight food insecurity in the Bay Area by building nutritional literacy, an outdoor curriculum, rain garden, chicken coop out of recycled materials, and much more with campus partners and students at Hoover Elementary School in Oakland.

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NEW! Liquid Gold

Work in a lab, create educational media, assist in the development and automation of the urine processing system, facilitate hydroponic experiments to test the vitality of the fertilizer, or design a plan to scale for campus-wide nutrient capture with Civil Engineering professor and researcher Dr. Kara Nelson! As our newest initiative, we will be implementing a urine diverting toilet in O’Brien Hall to research the potential for wide scale urine nutrient recovery for agricultural fertilizers.

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Repair Cafe

More info coming soon!

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Brechtel Terrace Greenwall

More info coming soon!

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Our Team

Dana Sanchez (she / her)

President

Kalana Penetrante

Vice President

Chernelle Zaide

Director of Communications

Yezzen Alrawi (he / him)

Director of Finance

Lucy Revina

Director of Technology

Read more about our team and Project Leads!

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Contact Us

esw.ucberkeley@gmail.com

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We are a student group acting independently of the University of California. We take full responsibility for our organization and this web site.

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