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. 

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

Best Blogs of the Year 2020

  • BIDBI
  • 18th December 2020

2020 has been a year to remember, whether good or bad. We’ve rounded up our best blogs that sum up BIDBI’s year. Read on for our top 10 favourite blogs we have written in the past 12 months. Guide to GOTS We are very excited to be GOTS Organic accredited, but what does... Read More

Bags of the year 2020

  • BIDBI
  • 17th December 2020

Well, what a year 2020 has been, and not necessarily for many good reasons. So, we thought we would lighten the mood and celebrate some of the best bags that have come through our print factory this year. Idaho Shop We love this screen print from Idaho a giftware shop in Cheshire. The... Read More

BIDBI Definitions

  • BIDBI
  • 17th December 2020

BIDBI is a cotton bag printing company, here we talk about bags and cotton all day every day. It occurred to us that sometimes we use lingo that might need a little explanation. In this blog we’re going to define some of our most used terms to give you a little clarity, so you are... Read More

Yearly Round-Up 2020

  • BIDBI
  • 16th December 2020

2020 has been an odd year for everyone, from endless lockdowns, to social distancing, through to mandatory mask wearing. The world seems to have been moving both at a snail’s pace and at 100 miles an hour.   As with all businesses this year COVID-19 has had an effect on... Read More

BIDBI Guide to Print Techniques

  • BIDBI
  • 2nd December 2020

At BIDBI we print cotton bags for a wide range of businesses. Our expertise lies in ensuring the finished product to looks amazing. Whether that’s a clean one colour logo, a bright and bold slogan, or a gorgeous full colour artwork- we can print it all. To achieve the best print... Read More

How To Take Product Pictures

  • BIDBI
  • 1st December 2020

So, you’ve got some new products in stock and you need to photograph them so you can share them all with your eagerly awaiting customers and put them on your website. If you budget doesn’t allow for a photography session with a professional, then the next option is to take... Read More

10p Plastic Bag Charge

  • BIDBI
  • 25th November 2020

From April 2021 all retailers in England will be required to charge 10p for plastic carrier bags following new legislation from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). At present, plastic bags must cost at least 5p and the rule only applies to retailers with more... Read More

Vegan clothing: How to guarantee what you’re buying is vegan.

  • BIDBI
  • 23rd November 2020

  If you are vegan or someone who is looking to adopt a more vegan lifestyle you may be curious about all aspects of vegan life, including vegan clothing. We will take you through how you can make sure what you are buying is vegan friendly. MaterialsLook out for products that... Read More

A List of the Different Cotton Certifications

  • BIDBI
  • 19th November 2020

What are certifications? An accreditation or certification, while slightly different are both ways by which a third party or authoritative body will confirm that a business or product complies with, and meets the standards that the third party or body expect in order to be awarded the... Read More