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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July
At BeeBee beeswax wraps we believe in trying to reduce our plastic use everyday of the year. However, like #PlasticFreeFriday, #plasticfreejuly is a great way of focusing the mind. Here are some of the easiest ways we've found to reduce our plastic use.

Bees Needs 2018

Bees Needs 2018
Bees’ Needs Week July 9th-16th  is an annual event coordinated by Defra, working alongside other interested charities, businesses, conservation groups and academic institutions to raise awareness of bees and other pollinators and how everyone can help.

How do bees make beeswax?

How do bees make beeswax?

Beeswax is the original food storage system, storing honey for bees. Did you know to produce a pound of wax they need to ingest 6-8 pounds of honey. Read on to find out more about how they do it.

An interview with Kiko Matthews

An interview with Kiko Matthews

Imagine being out at sea on a small boat, closer to astronauts than to any person on land. Surely, most of us would be a little freaked out....not Kiko. Kiko Matthews rowed 3000 nautical miles across the Atlantic, alone and unaided, setting a new world record.

Our new home, BBHQ!

Luana and Kath decorating BBHQ BeeBee Wraps
Back in January we started our search for a new home. BeeBee Wraps had grown massively in the short time we had been in business, especially since January's article in The Guardian which catapulted us on to the national stage.

Why we only use GOTS certified organic cotton

Why we only use GOTS certified organic cotton

Using GOTS certified organic cotton is one of the non-negotiable ways we implement our mission to be ethical and sustainable. We thought we’d let you know the top 5 reasons why we choose organic cotton so you can choose us with confidence.

Happy 1st Birthday BeeBee Wraps

Happy 1st Birthday BeeBee Wraps

So we had a party. It was a thank you party as much as a birthday party. So many people helped to get BeeBee Wraps launched. We just wanted to show how grateful we are!

What is the problem with cling film?

Nurdle pollution credit Dilyana Mihaylova/FFI
Why is cling film so bad? Cling film is one of the most commonly used single use plastics in the UK, it's hard to recycle and is made from nurdles, tiny plastic pellets that are polluting our oceans and entering the food chain. BeeBee Beeswax wraps are a natural and fully compostable alternative to cling film.

We're recruiting!

We're recruiting!
We're growing so fast we need more pairs of hands!  Would you like to join our team?  We'd love to hear from you.

An interview with Helen of White Cottage Bakery

An interview with Helen of White Cottage Bakery

BeeBee Wraps welcomed The White Cottage Bakery as a stockist this year and a few weeks ago headed to Helen's microbakery to learn more about sourdough and her passion for artisanal food

Bean and Avocado Salad

Bean and Avocado Salad

Happy Easter everyone! Here's a quick recipe blog for your Easter weekend, Bean and Avocado Salad to perfectly compliment your Easter eating, and a new way to use your BeeBee Wraps to keep salad fresh. Beeswax triumphs again!

Simnel Cake, Simply delicious!

Simnel Cake, Simply delicious!
Spring, Easter, all the newness of life, all the little chicks in eggs, all the chocolate eggs...I feel so happy at this time of year that I could do a Julie Andrews and prance across the meadows singing. But I wont...well not until I've finished this blog post!