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. 


  • 10th December 2019

We are pleased to announce that BIDBI has achieved GOTS certification! GOTS is the Global Organic Textile Standard. What does it mean to you as a customer and how did we achieve it? This blog will answer both those questions and help you understand the importance of the GOTS certification. INTRO... Read More

Customer Spotlight On: Lune Essentials

  • Hannah Stanton
  • 26th November 2019

Today we have the absolute pleasure of speaking to BIDBI customer Hannah Stanton from Lune Essentials. 1. So, for those who haven’t heard of you, tell us a little bit about Lune Essentials. Lune Essentials is a 100% natural vegan brand offering essential oil-based products including... Read More

A Guide to BIDBI’s Order Process

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 22nd November 2019

This guide will take you through what happens during the order process and what to expect when you order with BIDBI. The easiest way to view our product ranges and collections is on our website. Whilst browsing, you are able to filter through the collections, and by style, by industry,... Read More

Customer Spotlight On: Laura Darrington Design

  • Laura Darrington Design
  • 28th October 2019

For those of us who havent heard of you, could you tell us a little bit about what Laura Darrington Design is? Laura Darrington Design are an award winning greetings card publisher based in Gilmorton, Leicestershire.Graduating from Manchester Metropolitan in 2000, Laura set about turning... Read More

Climate Strikes – September 2019

  • 23rd September 2019

Climate change has been hitting the headlines recently and massive movements are being made by action groups and individuals to make their voices heard so that the people who can make a difference take climate change seriously and change their ways. Greta Thunberg “I want to feel... Read More

BIDBI's New Brochure

  • 12th September 2019

We have updated our brochure for 2019. Our new brochure features all of our existing products that you know and love, as well as new additions. We’ve expanded our Fairtrade & Organic range and revamped our SDN collection to include new shapes. As well as additions to existing... Read More

New Products added to our Fairtrade & Organic Collection

  • 5th September 2019

Our newest product drop includes more products added to our Fairtrade and Organic collection. These products include, bags, zip purses and homewares, of which some styles are brand new to BIDBI. All made from high quality Fairtrade certified and organic cotton, the smooth tight weave allows... Read More

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