Aber Food Surplus are a pioneering not-for-profit social enterprise focused on tackling food waste and delivering meaningful community change.
We aim to tackle the root causes of problems and do this in a collaborative, creative and constructive way. We are taking action on climate change, and doing it now, where we believe we can make a difference. Right here, in our local community. Our vision is to facilitate Aberystwyth to become a zero-food waste town and in the process provide empowering opportunities. Will you join us?
We started when the three co-founders / co-directors (Chris Woodfield, Heather McClure and Chris Byrne) met in 2015/16 to set up Aberystwyth University’s Sustainability Society. We started collecting food waste from Morrisons supermarket in Aberystwyth and fast-forward to 2019, we have recently received our second major grant funding success to now establish a community and environmental hub in the centre of Aberystwyth.
We are a Living Wage Foundation accredited employer.
Is centred on 5 overarching components:
1. Honest, Open and Fair
4. Inclusive and Participatory
We are grounded in 3 key values: