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. 

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

Easy Ways to Cut Your Bills and Help The Environment

  • Richard Robinson
  • 12th August 2018

Humans are creatures of comfort, and there's certain things we just need to be able to live comfortably. That doesn't mean that there's no room for improvement, and I'd bet there's small changes to your lifestyle you can make without it having a detrimental effect. Here's 10 tips from... Read More

Our Favourite Eco-Living Youtube Channels

  • Richard Robinson
  • 6th August 2018

Contary to popular belief, Youtube is not all cat videos, make-up tutorials and irritating teenagers. There's some hidden gems to be found inside the video vortex. To save you the hassle of trawling through it all, here's our round-up of eco-minded Youtubers that are definitely worth... Read More

Customer Spotlight On: Hyde Park Picture House

  • 1st August 2018

Hyde Park Picture House in Leeds is full of history, from the grade II listed building to the interesting films they've shown throughout their years in operation. We catch up with Ollie, the marketing man, to find out more. Tell us a bit about the history of Hyde Park Picture House and... Read More

Tips For Living A Plastic Free Life

  • Richard Robinson
  • 31st July 2018

We’re all well aware by now of the impact that our consumer centric lives are having on the environment; and whilst the responsibility doesn’t solely lie with individual consumers, we all should be exploring ways we can make simple changes to our habits that can vastly reduce... Read More