The BIDBI Blog

The BIDBI Blog 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. 

We also welcome blogs from existing customers, so get in touch if you would like to talk about your business and eco bags. 

Where We've Been - February 2018 Edition

  • Team BIDBI
  • 26th February 2018

The recent Christmas break gave our staff the chance to head out, stay in, and make the most of their spare time. We caught up with our staff and asked them: "Where have you been?" Jen Dubai for Christmas and new year; the water park at the Atlantis hotel, dessert experience and boat... Read More

Why Use A Cotton Tote Bag?

  • Team BIDBI
  • 24th February 2018

We all know that Plastic bags are bad. They can be seen flapping in tree branches, floating in rivers or standing out amongst landfill mounds. However, it is not only that plastic bags take hundreds of years to naturally degrade, it is also that manufacture and transport is very costly... Read More

Eco News Roundup Febraury 2018

  • Team BIDBI
  • 20th February 2018

Could a bottle return scheme help Britain cut down on single use plastics? Talk of bottle return schemes have become more commonplace in the UK recently, with the idea slowly entering the public conscience. Countries like Germany, Australia and Denmark have had similar schemes for many... Read More

Our Faves Of February 2018

  • Team BIDBI
  • 15th February 2018

Another month at BIDBI sees more beautiful designs fly through our print factory. February has been no exception, with some simply sublime screen prints in the works.  Left: We use the Asana Software at BIDBI everyday, so we we're delighted to print bags for them. This 4 colour... Read More

What's Happening in Sheffield- February 2018

  • Jessica Holmes
  • 8th February 2018

For creative types, music lovers and art fanatics, here is a selection of what the fabulous ‘Industrial City’ has in store this February.  Valentine’s Pop-up Shop at Sheffield Winter Garden Show some love for independent makers at Sheffield Winter Garden, where... Read More

Jessica finds a new holme at BIDBI

  • Jessica Holmes
  • 6th February 2018

My first two weeks at BIDBI have been great - they've gone in a flash! My role is quite varied so I've had lots to learn. I'm loving being a help to the various departments in my duties; from data capturing, sorting samples to processing deliveries. The eco-friendly values and... Read More

Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

  • Arnika Bhupal
  • 5th February 2018

In 2018 we are supporting Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice by taking part in the Master Cutler Challenge. Bluebell Wood care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions; and their families. They currently support around 250 families, both in their... Read More

What We've Been Eating - January 2018 Edition

  • Team BIDBI
  • 30th January 2018

Team BIDBI is full of expert chefs, bakers, restaurant go-ers and culinary experts; and you can bet we've all been busy feasting over the recent Christmas break. We caught up with our team to share some insight into their recent eats.  Jen This is 20-steak-teen for me, I’m... Read More

Our Inspirational People of 2017

  • Team BIDBI
  • 25th January 2018

2017 was a busy year for planet earth, with significant events occurring around the world. We've witnessed the ousting of Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power, the Rohingya Crisis forcing thousands of minority Muslims to flee their homeland, and changes in the power structures of some... Read More

BIDBI at Top Drawer S/S 18

  • 24th January 2018

We catch up with Emma, Arnika and Gwyn who attended Top Drawer last week.  How did you find the show? Gwyn: Top drawer was my first big event since arriving at BIDBI in September, and I didn't really know what to expect. The Sunday which a was told would be the quietest if... Read More