TuffCycle Love: Save Our Sandwiches @ Sheffield Students’ Union

TuffCycle Love: Save Our Sandwiches @ Sheffield Students’ Union

In a bid to tackle food waste at the University of Sheffield, a group of bright-minded students came up with the idea for Save Our Sandwiches. The concept was to save surplus food on campus from being thrown away when it was still perfectly edible. Save Our Sandwiches began collecting food in 2015, running daily collections from the union cafe, Coffee Revolution. Now volunteers collect surplus food across the campus, and redistribute it to those in need. 

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TuffCycle Loves: REACH Homes

TuffCycle Loves: REACH Homes

REACH Homes are a non-profit social enterprise based in Sheffield that converts shipping containers into affordable housing solutions. Since opening their prototype home on Richards Road, Heeley City Farm in January, REACH Homes have gained substantial interest from the public. After presenting to the UK Steel Enterprise judges last month, they have received a further £10,000 investment and have an ever-growing waiting-list of potential buyers.

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Crisis report one in ten of us have been homeless.

Crisis report one in ten of us have been homeless.

Of this one in ten, a fifth say they have been homeless in the last five years. Yet, despite this, the issue of homelessness is still so often ignored and pushed to the corners of public consciousness.

Our project focuses on three things: work experience, employability skills and creating opportunities…

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