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. 

Fairtrade Q&A

  • 24th February 2020

Here at BIDBI we love talking about Fairtrade, and we love talking to people about Fairtrade. So, we asked our Fairtrade certified suppliers a few questions to give you an idea of how Fairtrade benefits them. When did your factory join Fairtrade? 1. We joined on 16th December 2013 2.... Read More

What exactly is recycled cotton?

  • 19th February 2020

BIDBI launched its Recycled Cotton Tote back in September. We were excited to offer a product made from recycled materials as sustainability is at the heart of everything we do here at BIDBI. We want that to reflect through our manufacturing and printing processes and also through our... Read More

BIDBI Launches In-House Edge to Edge Printing

  • 12th February 2020

BIDBI now has the capability of printing edge to edge.  But what exactly is edge to edge? Edge to edge also known as full bleed printing is the process of printing on to a roll of cotton so the whole roll is covered with a continuous design. When the cotton material passes through... Read More

A day in the life of a Print Operative

  • Timothy Evans
  • 4th February 2020

To get an insight into what a typical day is like in the BIDBI production room, we transformed into a fly on the wall and followed Tim, one of our print operatives, around to see what his day consists of. What’s the first thing you do when you get to work in the morning? “I... Read More

BIDBI has been awarded Feefo's Platinum Trusted Service Award

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 29th January 2020

Today is a very proud day! BIDBI has been awarded the Platinum Trusted Service Award by independent review platform, Feefo. What does this mean and what did we have to do to achieve this? To achieve the Feefo Platinum Service Award we had to achieve a customer service rating of 4.5... Read More

Our Favourite Bags

  • 24th January 2020

Here at BIDBI we see a lot of bags, they’re everywhere! So, if you’re going to ask someone about which BIDBI bags are the best, we’re the guys to ask. We went around our offices and asked some of the BIDBI team which bags are their favourites and why. Alison "My absolute... Read More

2020 Trends

  • 23rd January 2020

As the new year rolls around we have been looking at the trends that are set to hit the rails and take the 2020 fashion world by storm. Here is a little round up of some of 2020’s predicted trends. Colourful Leather Once reserved for chic autumn and winter looks, leather is in... Read More

China’s new plastic free policy.

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 20th January 2020

There is big news in the world of plastic today, as China announces that they will be banning single use plastic. China is upping efforts to reduce and eventually eradicate the production, use and sale of single use plastic products, announced the China’s National Development and... Read More

Guide to GOTS

  • BIDBI
  • 7th January 2020

We are pleased to announce that BIDBI has achieved GOTS certification! GOTS is the Global Organic Textile Standard. What does it mean to you as a customer and how did we achieve it? This blog will answer both those questions and help you understand the importance of the GOTS certification. INTRO... Read More

Ethical gifts with a twist

  • Amy Broomhead
  • 18th December 2019

Tis the season and like the rest of us you may be panicking about finding Christmas gifts for your family, friends, significant other, or work secret Santa. However instead of running around your local shopping centre or frantically searching online, take a step back and maybe consider... Read More