As you will probably know, we are a volunteer-led organisation, and our volunteers are AMAZING!But it's not always possible or practical to rely on volunteers to do everything, and we need someone to take responsibility for some of the management of the Sharehouse, and feel this should probably be reflected in it being a paid … Continue reading Would you like to work for Incredible Surplus?
‘Digest’ News and Call to Action
Thank you to all Donors, Volunteers, & Supporters! 2021 was another record-breaking year at Incredible Surplus! You can download our annual 'Digest' here: Incredible_Surplus_Digest-2022Download While we didn't imagine we could top the efforts made in 2020, we’ve gone from strength to strength, despite the challenges of the pandemic. As you can see from this graph, … Continue reading ‘Digest’ News and Call to Action
Compost Coach – Job Advert
COMPOST COACH • Part Time 25k pro rata (approximately 1-2 days per week. There is flexibility on how the role can be delivered i.e. job share) • 6 month freelance contract (with potential to be extended for a further 18 months) • Start date: 01/03/2022 Incredible Surplus Birmingham are seeking expressions of interest from people … Continue reading Compost Coach – Job Advert
Incredible Surplus on Air!
Our very own Ann Gallagher was interviewed on Unity FM on Monday 10th January, talking about Incredible Surplus, our origins as The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham, the PayAsYouFeel model we run, and our growing projects. Mahmooda and Peter are the co-hosts of the Connecting Communities programme, and recorded this as part of their Face Footsteps … Continue reading Incredible Surplus on Air!
Hello lovely people! It's that time of year again, and we'd like to wish all our lovely volunteers, donors, customers and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.We've been very busy (as usual!) collecting and redistributing surplus from far and wide, we even roped in some elves to help! (They weren't at … Continue reading Season(ing)s Greetings!
We want to reuse 5L tubs – can you help?
We've got a new scheme in mind, and we're looking for a regular supply of clean 5 litre (or thereabouts) lidded plastic containers to make it happen. Can you help?
Reflections on COP 26
Whether you're frustrated at the lack of progress on the climate crisis, or heartened by the amount of focus the summit has received, you may be wondering "What can I do to help?" Here are our top suggestions for how you can tread just a little lighter on our wonderful planet.
Visiting the Sharehouse?
Hey, lovely people! We've got a favour to ask. If you're coming to visit us at the Sharehouse by car, it's really important that you do not drive onto the Industrial Estate, but park on the access road highlighted in yellow on this map (unless you or another of the car occupants is a blue … Continue reading Visiting the Sharehouse?
We are COOL!!
What's the big news this week? We are COOL !! This is all thanks to the Resource Action Fund from WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme). Funding became available in 2020/21 from the Resource Action Fund Covid-19 Emergency Surplus Food Grant to help organisations like ours collect more surplus. We used the funding to buy … Continue reading We are COOL!!
How you can help Incredible Surplus
Here at Incredible Surplus, our volunteers are busier than ever! We've collected and redistributed an average of twenty tonnes of food each week since the beginning of January! In addition to the food redistribution, we've been steadily expanding what we do, redistributing a wide range of items, tending to our People's Plot allotment, and supporting … Continue reading How you can help Incredible Surplus