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 

BIDBI Has A New Pal

  • Arnika Bhupal
  • 12th August 2016

This weeks blog is written by our new recruit Arnika Bhupal, and we tasked her with writing something a bit different... What did you do before BIDBI? Before joining BIDBI I lived in the South of France for a year doing Business Development for a tech company. I was a real high flyer,... Read More

BIDBI Staff Spotlight On: Richard Robinson

  • Team BIDBI
  • 5th August 2016

We recently put together the first in a series of blogs focusing on our team here at BIDBI. Having interviewed our Sales Co-ordinator Sarah last time round, we’re now turning the spotlight on Richard Robinson, who is responsible for design and marketing. Having spent 8 years with... Read More

The Demise of the Plastic Bag

  • Julia Gash
  • 3rd August 2016

Plastic bag use in England has plummeted by 85% since the 5p tax was introduced in October of last year according to figures just released by the government. That’s 6 billion bags less plastic bags that people have been taken at the checkout since the government brought in the charge,... Read More

A Week With BIDBI

  • Abi Morton
  • 29th July 2016

Hi my names Abi, and for the past week and a half I have been completing my work experience at Bag it Don’t Bin it. Walking in on Monday morning I was a bag of nerves, however as soon as I entered the main office I was pleasantly overwhelmed with greetings, everyone was so kind and... Read More

Harrogate Bound For Home & Gift

  • Sarah Jones
  • 26th July 2016

It has been a busy few days going to the Home & Gift festival in Harrogate. It was extremely hot and in the train station was interviewed by BBC Sheffield asking "Does the weather determine what you wear?" Of course it does! When the sun is shining and it’s warm I don’t... Read More

Who is Alice?

  • 18th July 2016

  Once upon a time, in a cute cottage garden in Northamptonshire, Katie Alice was pottering about dead-heading her roses, when she received a phone call. This phone call was from Creative Tops, a local kitchenware company. Creative Tops knew of the creative work Katie had been doing... Read More

I Am Europe

  • Julia Gash
  • 8th July 2016

I drew “I AM EUROPE” as a means of registering my voice in the aftermath of Britain’s decision to leave the EU.  I am a passionate pro-European, which is a view that has been shaped by over 26 years of running a manufacturing and design business in Britain.  I... Read More

Milly Johnson Bags Another Bestseller

  • Milly Johnson
  • 8th July 2016

Hi, my name is Milly Johnson and I’m a romantic novelist from Barnsley.  I’ve clocked up 12 best sellers now, 4 ebooks and I’m also a poet, joke writer, after-dinner speaker and sometimes radio presenter.  It was at Radio Sheffield that I first met the chief... Read More

EU Referendum - Julia Gash to Appear On ITV on Monday

  • Team BIDBI
  • 1st July 2016

Our CEO Julia Gash will be appearing on the ITV Tonight show on Monday evening to provide her perspective on the EU Referendum result. The segment will be shown at around 7.30pm. Julia, who is highly-respected in the business world, has been no stranger to providing her perspective on... Read More

5 Reasons Why BIDBI Eco-Bags Make the Ideal Marketing Tool

  • Team BIDBI
  • 23rd June 2016

A commitment to environmental responsibility. Lasting, effective branding. A unique way to generate exposure. Wide-ranging experience. Ethical manufacture. These are just a few of the many reasons why some of the world’s fastest-growing fashion brands, artists and forward-thinking... Read More