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. 

Best Independent Artists You Should be Following

  • BIDBI
  • 27th April 2021

Here at BIDBI we LOVE independent artists, and we felt like showing them a little love today. So we made a short list of some of the best independent artists you should be following. Colours of SheffieldMary Tear aka Colours of Sheffield is a unique designer, creating gorgeous prints... Read More

BIDBI takes part in Fashion Revolution Week #WhoMadeMyBag

  • Christina Dymiotis
  • 19th April 2021

BIDBI is participating in this year’s Fashion Revolution week by answering the question #WhoMadeMyBag   What is Fashion Revolution Week?     Fashion Revolution Week (Monday 19th – Sunday 25th April 2021); a global event that marks... Read More

Independent Artist Interview - With Carolyn Cox Studio

  • Carolyn Cox
  • 23rd March 2021

Tell us a bit about yourself and your business.  I’m from Northern Ireland originally, but have lived in England on and off, for many years. After Art college in Belfast, I moved to London and worked as a book illustrator for 15 years, painting in watercolour mainly for children’s... Read More

Best Subscription Boxes

  • BIDBI
  • 10th March 2021

There seems to be an endless amount of subscription boxes available nowadays. Your every need can be catered with a handy box that gets posted through your letterbox every month. From food, to beauty products, through to self-care, and more. We have put together a list of our favourite... Read More

Day in the (lockdown) life of an account manager with Harry

  • Harry Hawkins
  • 1st March 2021

I try to start my work from home days the same way I would start a day at the office, so I can get into the right mindset and bring lots of energy to the day. Most important to this is a nutritious breakfast and cup of tea before getting started, or a coffee if I’m starting early... Read More

Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

  • BIDBI
  • 22nd February 2021

It’s Fairtrade Fortnight! From the 22nd February until the 7th March Fairtrade and all its accredited members celebrate the amazing work that Fairtrade farmers around the world do every day. The theme of Fairtrade Fortnight 2021 is climate change. We are writing this blog to take... Read More

Eco News Round-Up Winter 2021

  • BIDBI
  • 20th January 2021

With such a bad year behind us and following us into the new year, it’s good to take a look at some of the good that is happening in the world right now. Here is our winter 2020/21 eco news roundup to cheer us up. UK Fossil Fuel Policy Update In early December UK Prime Minister... Read More

BIDBI’s Seconds Put to Good Use

  • BIDBI
  • 15th January 2021

At BIDBI we love helping amazing causes. We often donate spare and misprinted bags to food banks, charity shops, and those running charitable events for events and day to day use. This December we were contacted by The Soup Kitchen in London, a resource for the homeless, elderly, lonely... Read More

BIDBI's Sheffield Children's Hospital Snowflake

  • BIDBI
  • 14th January 2021

This Christmas BIDBI was proud to sponsor a snowflake for Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Sheffield locals will recognise the snowflakes, as they light up various buildings in the steel city every Christmas season. This snowflake display is organised by Sheffield Children’s... Read More

Customer Spotlight On: Sheffield Sustainable Kitchens

  • 6th January 2021

Who are Sheffield Sustainable Kitchens and what do you do? We create beautiful bespoke kitchens with an emphasis on sustainability. Using materials that are recycled, reclaimed or sustainably sourced, we produce thoughtfully-designed high quality kitchens, which are built to last for... Read More