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. 

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

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