Sustainable Packaging Efforts

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Our dedication to a greener future is in everything we do. We are honored to be featured on Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid, airing on national television! Check it out to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into our sustainable operation and to see why every day is truly Earth Day at Bay Cities.

We understand the importance of sustainability. We pride ourselves on working with
environmentally-friendly products and continue to strive to create the best solutions
for ourselves and our partners.


Bay Cities Green Program

Bay Cities has an internal green program, which focuses on being proactively environmental in all that we do while helping us reduce operating costs. It encourages our employees to be more environmentally conscious and more efficient too. Elements of the program focus on savings in different and diverse categories:

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  • Improved lighting conditions by changing to LED and fluorescent lighting
  • Pre-programmed thermostats
  • A white cool roof on our buildings
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  • 99% of our chemicals are environmentally friendly
  • Water-Based Inks
  • A biodegradable degreaser
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  • Use of fuel-saving equipment throughout the warehouse
  • Ensuring full truck loads
  • Enabling delivery at nights and early morning hours when roads are clear
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  • Materials recycled include used oil, ink cartridges, and pre-consumer paper-based waste
  • Reuse of machine tooling whenever possible
  • Corrugated waste and scraps are sent to our paper mill where it is recycled into new sheets
  • Recycling bins can be found throughout all facilities

Our materials are a minimum of 60% recycled with our corrugated brown
boxes comprised of over 90% recycled materials.

Learn about our additional sustainability efforts: