The BIDBI Bell

The BIDBI Bell is curated by the marketing team giving you weekly news, views and updates from inside the BIDBI universe as well as reporting on the wider issues affecting UK business and Eco friendly matters. 

BIDBI's Top 5 Eco Friendly Christmas Gifts

  • Kristi Clark
  • 6th December 2016

As Christmas is coming closer it is very apparent of the environmental impact the festivities cause. Christmas doesn’t have to be burden on the environment, buying eco-friendly Christmas gifts could reduce your impact on the environment over the festive period. 1.)   Super... Read More

A Gift From The Heart

  • 2nd December 2016

Warning- Blog contains images of needles and blood. From an impromptu conversation on Halloween came the idea of giving blood. Shortly after Sarah Jones rallied the staff and we headed down to the local blood donor centre in Sheffield. Sam relaxes in the recliner. SJ in action. Top... Read More


  • 30th November 2016

Sharing good food in great company is one of life’s great pleasures and the Michel Roux Jr Cookery School at Cactus Kitchens gives students the confidence and skills to create delicious meals for friends and family. Our mission is to make cooking entertaining and enjoyable. While... Read More

Stephen Hawking: We Must Find Another Planet to Live On

  • 29th November 2016

 Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is one of the most intelligent individuals on the planet, which is why his assertion that humanity has only 1,000 years left on Earth and must find another place to colonize is incredibly frightening. "[W]e must ... continue to go... Read More

Amount of Plastic Bags Found on UK Beaches Decreases By 40%

  • Team BIDBI
  • 24th November 2016

The amount of plastic bags found on UK beaches has fallen by 40% over the past year. The stats were published in the Marine Conservation Society’s newly-released ‘2016 Great British Beach Clean’ report. Lauren Eyles, MCS Beachwatch Manager, said: “In the last decade,... Read More

Hooray! Britain ran entirely on Low Carbon Energy for 6 days.

  • 18th November 2016

The U.K took a step in the right direction as it was revealed we ran entirely on low carbon energy for 6 days. Britain, was completely coal free – the first instance Britain burnt no coal to produce its electricity since 1881. It comes after the Government announced plans... Read More

When In Rome...

  • Helen Clayton
  • 18th November 2016

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend Ed and I flew to Rome, a place where we've both wanted to go for a while. It was full of everything we expected, amazing food, breathtaking landmarks and friendly Italians but something I hadn't expected came later on in the holiday. Starting from the beginning,... Read More

Keep Calm and Carry Yarn

  • Maya Davies
  • 15th November 2016

The Wool Barn is a small hand dyed yarn studio based in Hertfordshire, England. We are passionate about knitting and love working with wool. We carefully choose the highest quality yarns from trusted UK suppliers and lovingly dye them in our home studio, using professional... Read More

Orangutan Awareness Week with Orangutan Appeal UK

  • 13th November 2016

Both the Bornean and Sumatran Orangutans are now classed as critically endangered, and this means that they are both at an “extremely high risk of extinction.” Orangutan Awareness Week gives us the chance to focus on the ways in which our actions impact the lives of these wonderful... Read More

Staff Spotlight on: Harriet Newton & Heather Shutt

  • Richard Robinson
  • 8th November 2016

The BIDBI sales team has expanded recently with the introduction of 3 new full time account managers. This is to ensure that we can properly attend to each of our customers' needs and give a swift response to all enquiries and questions. This week we hear from Heather and Harriet (along... Read More