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. 

Fundraising ideas for schools

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 27th May 2020

Times are difficult right now in all industries and sectors, but for schools it is especially confusing with everything up in the air about what is happening. Both teachers and children are being put in difficult positions where they are perplexed about what is going on. One way to keep... Read More

Buying Organic: what really is organic?

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 21st May 2020

Earlier this year BIDBI was accredited with a GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certification, which was awarded to us by the Soil Association. GOTS is the leading worldwide textile processing standard needed to truly call a textile product organic. This includes; using at least... Read More

The Environmental Impact of COVID-19

  • BIDBI
  • 22nd April 2020

Right now, there are 4 billion people worldwide who are in some form of isolation or lockdown as a result of COVID-19. Airports are closed, factories are shut, and people are off the roads. What effect if any has this had on the environment in such a short amount of time? There has been... Read More

What has the BIDBI Team been up to during Lockdown?

  • BIDBI
  • 20th April 2020

Right now, the world is in a unique position. Many countries around the world are in some form of lockdown. Working from home, having time off work and businesses shutting their doors to the public has changed everyday life for people drastically. It’s something that the majority... Read More

Diversify your watch list during lockdown

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 1st April 2020

In the midst of everything going on in the world regarding Covid-19 it’s very likely that you are spending more time at home and watching more TV than you normally would. To give you some inspiration (and to stop you re-watching friends for the eighth time), we’ve compiled... Read More

BIDBI Founder Julia Gash Comes to Visit

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 25th March 2020

Julia Gash, best known for her illustrations of locations around the world, founded BIBDI in 2007. A keen advocate for eco-products her goal was to create a sustainable business where artists and businesses alike could print their work on ethically produced products to grow their business. In... Read More

Still at work during Covid-19 outbreak? Here are some tips to keep your spirits up

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 20th March 2020

We are in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, which is an uncertain time for everyone across the globe. With government guidelines changing each day, many peoples working situation is changing. I have seen plenty of blogs and articles floating around about how to keep yourself entertained... Read More

Women in Print

  • Ellen, Ksenjia and Lara
  • 8th March 2020

Women are the minority of the manufacturing workforce in the UK making up only 25% of all manufacturing employees. At BIDBI we love our creative, hardworking ladies and we thought we’d take a second to appreciate the women who work in our factory, so we asked Ellen, Ksenjia and Lauren... Read More

10 Facts about Fairtrade

  • 26th February 2020

Fairtrade has been around for 25 years, which means 25 years of Fairtrade products in the UK and 25 years of positive impact for farmers, workers, and communities around the world. Here are 10 facts about Fairtrade you may not know. 1. There are 1.66 million Fairtrade farmers and... Read More