The BIDBI Bee

The BIDBI Bee is written by Julia Gash, the founder and CEO of BIDBI, with guest bloggers from inside and outside the BIDBI hive.  In her blog, Julia gives a behind the scenes look at eco-bag production in the BIDBI engine room, speaks out on topical issues and celebrates her favourite bag art.  She waves the flag for eco-ethical business and the tote as a wonderful, creative medium.

 
BIDBI for Helpings
BIDBI for Helpings
Vivian Zhang
26th March 2015

One of our customers, Helpings, has just featured our bag on their portal page video. Helpings is an inspirational source of recipes and remedies to help people begin a new and healthier relationship with food. BIDBI made bags for the company this year. Stephanie of Helpings spoke very highly of our bags. As a matter of fact, they filmed it in their first cooking video. Bravo Team BIDBI! Click... Read More »

 
What is Screen Printing?
What is Screen Printing?
Vivian Zhang
20th March 2015

At BIDBI our bags are made from natural fibres, such as cotton or jute, and are printed through 3 printing options – Screen Printing, Digital Printing & Lithographic Printing – which one we choose is all depending on the customer's branding requirements. Today I will introduce Screen Printing to you. So what is Screen Printing? This picture was taken during a Screen... Read More »

 
Blog from Pedro Silva
Blog from Pedro Silva
Pedro Silva
13th March 2015

This week we have our Warehouse Manager Pedro Silva as our guest blogger. Pedro manages thousand of bags packed and shipped every single day! He didn't have much time to write a long blog as ten thousand of bags awaiting, but he discloses a little bit of his job. Let's have a look! Hello, my name is Pedro and I am the BIDBI and Talented Warehouse Manager. I joined the company in June last... Read More »

 
Spring Sale
Spring Sale
Vivian Zhang
6th March 2015

This month we are having a Spring Clean of our stock and have 5 great bag bargains for you to snap up! 4oz Natural Bag Short Handle Portrait, 42H x 37W cm 4oz Natural Deluxe Bag Portrait, 42H x 37W x 10G cm 4oz White Tea Towel, 75 x 50 cm 5oz Natural Small Handle Slouch Bag Landscape, 58H x 46W x 7G cm 10oz Black Deluxe Bag Portrait (10% tolerance on bag colours and weight), 42H... Read More »

 
My First 3 Months at BIDBI by Olivia
My First 3 Months at BIDBI by Olivia
Olivia Roddis
27th February 2015

3 months… has it been that long already? As the saying goes, ‘time flies when you’re having fun’. As the new girl, I’m conforming to tradition and ‘attempting’ my first blog (it will soon become apparent in the following paragraphs why I chose numbers appose to linguistics!). Here it goes… So after 3 years completing a BA (Hons) degree... Read More »

 
Blog from David Hart
Blog from David Hart
David Hart
20th February 2015

David Hart joined BIDBI as Commercial Manager last December and has been doing a brilliant job. Today he tells us what BIDBI is in this piece of guest blog. So what is the BIDBI way...? I set myself this question to write my first blog but already as I begin typing I'm not sure I yet know the answer. But if you don't mind, I’ll ramble on for a bit.  Looking from the outside... Read More »

 
Certified Organic Cotton Bag Now In Stock
Certified Organic Cotton Bag Now In Stock
Vivian Zhang
13th February 2015

Over the last year we have listened to our customers requests and as such we are delighted to introduce two ORGANIC cotton bag styles to our range of off-the-shelf stock options. Made from 100% organic, natural cotton at our fair-traded factory, we can now provide a totally GREEN solution for our customers in two style options: a promo tote bag as well as a luxury canvas option! To celebrate,... Read More »

 
Lucy's Paris Trip
Lucy's Paris Trip
Lucy Arnold
6th February 2015

Lucy came back from Paris this Monday with amazing news besides quality business enquiries! I’m back in icy Sheffield after 11 days in Paris. Business or pleasure? Both! With plenty of snow under foot we jetted off from Manchester to Paris. After a lot of Tetris’ing of bags and people into a taxi, a bit of panicking that George’s ticket wasn’t valid and loads of... Read More »

 
Innovative Usage of Our Product
Innovative Usage of Our Product
Vivian Zhang
30th January 2015

One of our customer just informed us of a brand-new use of our bags! Local women's charity SAGE Greenfingers used our bags as decoration for their events or their own palces. Check out the below image to see how they play around: Innovative, isn't it? The charity's Service Manager Louisa Bruce said: "We are very pleased with the purchased bags and the misprints, they are both... Read More »

 
How we source GREEN...
How we source GREEN...
Daya Singh
23rd January 2015

This week we have Daya, our International Operations Manager, to explain the process he goes through for product sourcing, during which he sometimes has to travel around to find the right material and partner. Daya brought into the UK market a new development in the manufacturing of Jute, which is a 100% biodegradable bag that has been fully approved by the Soil Association.... Read More »

 
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