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. 

Screen Print Artwork Guide

  • 13th November 2018

For some of our customers the artwork submission can be a difficult process, and understandably so as there are a plethora of file types and potential variables to get your head around.  Artwork files generally fall into 2 categories, vector and non-vector. A vector graphic is... Read More

10 Questions For Lucy: BIDBI's New Designer

  • Arnika Bhupal
  • 2nd November 2018

I was finally able to pin Lucy down and ask her some questions about her first couple of months here at BIDBI. She's been extremely busy getting up to speed with the job, covering Sam, our design manager, and just generally getting on with the day to day tasks that come with being a Designer/artworker... Read More

Customer Spotlight on: Jen Winnett Art

  • 3rd October 2018

For those of us who haven’t heard of you before could you tell us a little bit about Jen Winnett Art and how you got into watercolour painting? I’m a 24 year old, self-taught watercolour Eco artist based in the heart of the beautiful Cotswold countryside. I started painting... Read More

Customer Spotlight On: Hoogly Tea

  • 18th September 2018

Tea is a quintessentially British affair and we pride ourselves on being the best at making, drinking and talking about tea. Tina Gloggengieser, the Dane behind Hoogly Tea has put a Danish twist on this British insitution. Launched in 2016, Hygge Tea is a range of teas that are designed... Read More

Helen's Not Your Average Smith!

  • Helen Smith
  • 10th September 2018

I’ve been at BIDBI two months now and feel like I’ve settled in well. Everyone in the office has been so welcoming and really helpful. I am taking over from Jess, who was on placement here last year and from what she has told me, working at BIDBI was a great experience.   I... Read More

Our Week of Zero Waste

  • 10th September 2018

A few of us in the office decided to take the plunge and try and attempt Zero Waste Week. Zero Waste Week is a grassroots campaign raising awareness of the environmental impact of waste and empowering participants to reduce waste. It happens every year in September. It's been going... Read More

Update on Plastic

  • 4th September 2018

Theresa May Plans to Double Plastic Bag Tax The plastic bag tax which has been in effect since October 2015 has had a massive affect on the amount of single use plastic bags handed out by supermarkets. In total, 13 billion plastic bags have been taken out of circulation in the past two... Read More

Eco News Round Up August 2018

  • 31st August 2018

Is this the end of Monsanto? The agriculture bio chemical giant has been found liable for a terminally ill man’s cancer. The former groundskeeper, Dewayne Johnson, won $289m in damages in a landmark case with the jury determining that Monsanto Roundup weed killer caused his cancer... Read More

Customer Spotlight On: Forge Bakehouse

  • 29th August 2018

Forge Bakehouse, located on Abbeydale Road, was set up by Martha in 2012 after her studies in Baking at The School of Artisan Food.  "I didn’t have much more of a plan than to make delicious food for others to enjoy, and to work in an environment that suited me. I’ve... Read More

Jessica's Placement Year Draws to a Close

  • Jessica Turner
  • 16th August 2018

I have now been working on placement at BIDBI for over a year and I am very sad to say this is my last day working for the company. I still remember my first day and how welcoming everyone was. I have learned so many skills working with all the departments that make up BIDBI. Working... Read More