Green Bay Converting has been committed to its mission of sustainability over the last 20 years, and looks forward being a leader in sustainable manufacturing far into the future.
One of Green Bay Converting’s core values is “a lifelong consideration for our irreplaceable environment through sustainable actions.” At GBC, this is not simply a well-meaning slogan but a principle that helps us define what is important and helps guide our business practices. Here are some highlights of GBC actions designed to enhance the sustainability of our company, our community and the markets we serve.
2000 to Date: Collection and recycling of all trim waste, core materials and packaging.
2000 to Date: Collection and recycling of office waste paper and recently added segregation of aluminum cans and other wastes.
2000 to Date: Procurement of raw materials and tissue that offers high recycled fiber content and great customer value.
Taking action to reduce energy consumption and recycle waste are good business practices for any company, and GBC has made significant strides in seeking out and instituting practices that reduce our environmental impact. Our goal is to cut harmful emissions, reduce the need to harvest trees, reduce water and energy consumption, and help eliminate the need to landfill valuable, reusable sources of waste paper.
Green Bay Converting (GBC) takes our social responsibilities very seriously and is committed to advancing our policies and systems across the team to ensure we address and monitor all aspects that are relevant to our business. These include ethical behavior, employee health and safety, care for the environment and community involvement. We recognize that our social, environmental and ethical conduct has an impact on our reputation. Therefore we commit to continual improvement in our performance, efficient use of natural resources, and aspire not to harm our people and our environment.
We are committed to taking positive steps by:
1) Placing Safety First
2) Treating Everyone with respect
3) Caring for our environment
4) Supporting our Community
This is achieved by:
1) Establishing aggressive safety programs with employee managed safety committees.
2) "Treating others as you would like to be treated." Operating in a responsible manner towards employees through fair and equitable practices.
3) Minimizing environmental impacts by reducing, reusing and recycling.
4) Donating time and money to many diverse sectors in our community.