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 Wins 2020 Make UK Regional Award

  • 16th October 2020

On Tuesday BIDBI was announced as the winner for Make UK’s Energy & Sustainability regional award winners for the North East, Yorkshire, and Humberside. What is it? The Make UK award recognises manufacturers and the exceptional for they do within their sector. The award is... Read More

What is the difference between our standard range and Fairtrade & Organic range?

  • 8th October 2020

Over the past few years, we have expanded our ranges to give you more choice for eco bags. One range that we’re always excited about is the Fairtrade and Organic collection. With consumer habits changing and eco-consciousness entering the mind of so many of us we wanted to offer... Read More

Bags of Christmas Spirit

  • 5th October 2020

With Christmas creeping up on us, it's time to prepare for the buying season to start. Last year, £75 billion was spent by UK consumers throughout the Christmas period. For physical and online retailers alike, the opportunities at this time of year are endless, consumers aren't slowing... Read More

What is Screen Printing? Our Guide to Cotton Bag Printing

  • 21st September 2020

Screen printing is BIDBI’s most popular method of printing. If you have placed an order for screen printed cotton bags with us in the past you will know the benefits of screen printing and when to use it. For those who are thinking about getting printed cotton bags for their business,... Read More

9 Questions with Sales Manager Lucy

  • Lucy Kokot
  • 1st September 2020

We sat down with Lucy Kokot, Sales Manager and one of BIDBI’s longest standing employees, and asked her a few questions so you can get to know her better. Here’s Lucy: What’s your job role? I’m the Sales Manager at BIDBI, leading our team of 8-strong Account... Read More

12 Questions with HR Manager Alison Williams

  • Alison Williams
  • 12th August 2020

Today we had the pleasure of having a catch up with HR manager Alison Williams, (and sitting on the very comfy sofa in her office), to interview her about life at BIDBI and ask her some other fun questions.  Hi Alison, tell us about your job, and what you do on an average day at... Read More

A Guide To Textile and Garment Printing

  • 11th August 2020

At BIDBI we offer 3 types of printing, Screen, Digital and DST. Here's a quick guide to each technique to help you choose which is the most suitable for your artwork. Screen Printing Screen printing is our most popular print technique, and we love it! It's the eco-friendliest way of... Read More

Why companies need to make the switch to sustainable.

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 6th August 2020

Sustainability is the ability of an action being able to meet the needs of the present without compromising that of the future. In academic writing business sustainability is often segmented into three pillars, social, environmental, and financial. By focussing on sustainability, it encourages... Read More

How we verify our impact

  • 29th July 2020

In a day and age when everyone is aiming to be the greenest and the most socially ethical they can be, it is important to back up the claims you are making about your business practises and be open about what’s going on behind the scenes to avoid “greenwashing” your customers. Here... Read More

10 Questions with Abi Knight

  • Abi Knight
  • 23rd July 2020

Every now and again it is important to take a moment to appreciate the people you work with that help keep the cogs turning and that make BIDBI the great company it is. Today we had a little chat with one of our Account Managers, Abi to get to know her a little better. What is your... Read More