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?
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.
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?
Incredible Surplus have a number of sites across Birmingham where we grow fruit and vegetables and compost our waste. Over the last 6 months we have been working with Chris and Liz from General Public who have been working with our volunteers & the Princes Trust to develop our sites at Londonderry, Smethwick and Dads Lane, Moseley. A … Continue reading Grow Sites Update Sept 2021
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!!
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
Well, we've made it to the end of the year, and what a year it's been! Many thanks to our hardworking volunteers, our loyal supporters and our donors, because this year has been like no other. We've rescued and redistributed almost double the amount we did in 2019 and are on course to have shifted … Continue reading Christmas Update 2020
Did you see us on BBC Midlands Today on Friday? Bob Hockenhull and the team visited us at Kings Heath to see our food distribution and takeaway service. Well done to Dibah and Fabrice and our featured customers for their interviews and to all our wonderful volunteers and donors without whom this wouldn't be possible! … Continue reading Incredible Surplus on the BBC!
If you fancy giving yourself the night off from cooking with some tasty Mediterranean inspired waste food, why not support our project with a Pay-As-You-Feel 3 course takeaway?Previous menus have included: Harissa infused rice with Lebanese veg and nuts with preserved lemon, goji berries and marinated fig toppingPissaladière ( slow roasted onion tart ) & … Continue reading Friday Night Takeaways!
We love a bit of partnership working! #SharingIsCaring!We've been working with New Roots Housing to provide the food for cooking sessions with their residents, led by Birgit from Change Kitchen. This week they made 65 meals of vegetable stir fry noodles with an apple and peach crumble for dessert. Looks delicious, guys!