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. 

BIDBI celebrates World Cotton Day – 7th of October

  • Christina Dymiotis
  • 4th October 2021

 When? Where? How? Why?   World Cotton Day (WCD) was first set by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva on October 7, 2019, hence it is observed globally every year on that day. WCD Day was initiated by the Group of Cotton-4... Read More

Design Service review by Willow Dean

  • Guest Interview
  • 1st September 2021

Willow Dean is a new small business that specialises in hand-poured soy wax candles as well as eco-friendly bags and gifts. The founder, Stephanie Haughton used the BIDBI design service to help build their branding and logo. Read along to find out more about Stephanie's... Read More

BIDBI is celebrating Yorkshire Day

  • Christina Dymiotis
  • 1st August 2021

Today is Yorkshire Day! We are proud to be a Yorkshire based company. It is such a beautiful region as we are surrounded by three gorgeous National Parks, we have the friendliest locals, and we are the birthplace of many talented musicians, athletes, writers and... Read More

Eco News Roundup July 2021

  • Christina Dymiotis
  • 12th July 2021

We have rounded the top Eco News of the month. Read along to find out more. C.O.P.E project a new exciting eco initiative This is a newly established project that fights to prevent Climate change, Ocean acidification, Pollution, and the extinction of Endangered species. Thus,... Read More

Introducing: Reuseabox

  • 5th July 2021

This week we sat down virtually with Ellie Good, the Head of Sustainability at Reuseabox to learn more about the company and its amazing sustainability practices. Reuseabox is a specialist supplier of Eco-Friendly Cardboard Boxes with a great focus on the circular economy. Read along... Read More

Things you should consider before ordering.

  • BIDBI
  • 2nd July 2021

When getting in touch for a quote for bags or homewares with BIDBI you may have a lot of questions for us and you may not have a fixed plan about what you want. However, there are a few things you should have decided or have a rough idea about before getting in touch so we can make sure... Read More

Introducing local Sheffield business: Fletchers Waste Management

  • 29th June 2021

Who is Fletchers Waste Management? We are waste management specialists, offering skip hire in Sheffield and nationwide, servicing both domestic and commercial customers. Fletchers Waste was established in 1982 by Richard Fletcher, originally as a scrap metal merchant but it has now evolved... Read More

Independent Artist Interview - Nicki Franklin from The Stitchery

  • BIDBI Team
  • 21st June 2021

Tell us a bit about yourself and your business  I live in a South Northamptonshire village, in an old stone cottage with my husband and little West Highland Terrier, Lottie.  We are lucky to be surrounded by countryside but close to the pretty town of Olney too. I built The... Read More

Independent Artist Interview - With Lucy Stephens from Lucy Loves this

  • 14th June 2021

Tell us a bit about yourself and your business. I run LucyLovesThis, a small business selling Location Letter prints that celebrate the local. These artworks are made up of intricate illustrations of landmarks, arranged to create the first letter of different areas of London and key places... Read More

BIDBI’s partner factory helps the local community during the pandemic.

  • Christina Dymiotis
  • 9th June 2021

BIDBI’s partner factory helps the local community during the pandemic.   The COVID-19 crisis in India has been truly devastating. The second wave of the virus brought a massive rise in daily cases and put a strain on hospital... Read More