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. 

12 Questions with Ink Mixer Laura Crowther

  • 16th August 2019

We caught up with Laura, one of our new ink mixers on the production team and asked her a few questions about her job here at BIDBI and some other funs ones. 1. What is your job and what do you do on an average day? So, my job is to mix the inks for orders. When we receive an order... Read More

Plastic Update August 2019

  • 9th August 2019

The news There has been incredible news regarding plastic bags recently after data was released that plastic bag use has fallen by 90% since the plastic bag tax was imposed in 2015, when the average person would use roughly 140 plastic bags a year. The big 7 supermarkets alone sold 490... Read More

Introducing JUCO, the newest member to the BIDBI bag family.

  • 6th August 2019

BIDBI is welcoming a new canvas blend to the family. JUCO is a blend of 75% jute and 25% cotton. This blend offers the hard-wearing durability of traditional jute bags but with the addition of cotton there is a tighter weave and a smoother feel. The combination of jute and cotton means... Read More

How small lifestyle changes have a BIG environmental impact

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 15th July 2019

Here at BIDBI we have an ethical commitment to everyone and everything in our supply chain, by having a Fairtrade supply chain and using environmentally friendly production processes we do everything we can to ensure the sustainability of our business. We understand that as individuals... Read More

Following the new “Planetary Health Diet”

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 11th July 2019

So today I will be taking on the challenge of a newly released diet called the “planetary health diet”. The Lancet, a peer-reviewed general medical journal has hit the headlines earlier this year by releasing a new commission related to diet. By following this diet, it aims... Read More

BIDBI Launch Their Design Service

  • 9th July 2019

BIDBI have launched a design service, available for when you need bag-based design help. Design is an important aspect of everyday life, so it is important to get the design of your logo, artwork and typography correct. These separate parts come together to form a complete message that... Read More

Customer Spotlight On: The Alliance Française

  • The Alliance Française
  • 7th July 2019

The Alliance Française of York is a charity created in 1994 located in Bootham, York. We aim to promote and widen access to French language and culture and to encourage a friendly dialogue between cultures through education and cultural exchanges. We offer French classes... Read More

12 Questions with Design Manager Sam Marriott

  • Sam Marriott
  • 5th July 2019

Today we've pulled aside a busy Sam Marriott for a little chat and a catch up to ask him a few questions so we can get to know him a little more. 1. What’s your job role? Design Manager. I manage a small design team of 5 people, contribute to, and oversee the creation of designs,... Read More

Fashion Trends Spring/Summer 19

  • 26th June 2019

Here are some of the hot trends for Spring/Summer 2019 to get you inspired this season. 1. Bold Bright Colours Bright bold colours are a summer staple and 2019 is no exception. Spring/Summer collections from the likes of Marc Jacobs, Carolina Herrera and Calvin Klein have presented... Read More

5 Print Effects To Make Your Bag Stand Out

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 24th June 2019

In addition to our standard ink range we have curated different ink effects so you can show off your business and design in the best way possible with bags that reflect you. If your design can be screen printed, we not only offer every pantone colour to make sure you get the best match... Read More