Written by Keith Primeau, Chief Administrative Officer

HOME / BLOG / E-Commerce Vs. The Environment: How Rebox Is Mending This Tenuous Relationship

E-commerce sales are on the rise, not that businesses couldn’t already tell.

In 2016, $360.3 billion dollars were spent on e-commerce products in the United States. By 2021, those sales figures are expected to jump to $603.4 billion, according to Statista.

But the massive influx of e-commerce sales does, however, have a downside, one environmentally minded businesses should really keep in mind.

As Michael Zabaneh, CEO of North American sustainability and resource management company Reclay StewardEdge Inc, has pointed out, e-commerce sales growth means a massive increase in packaging waste.

All of those e-commerce orders need to be shipped in something, and corrugated cardboard is the industry standard.

Unfortunately, old corrugated cardboard (OCC) boxes tend to be thrown into the trash right after an e-commerce package is opened, only to find its way into a landfill, never used again.

Waste management is already a serious issue in North America and if the impact of e-commerce isn’t addressed, the situation will only get worse as landfills grow ever larger with OCC materials.

Retailers need to find a solution right at the beginning of the cycle, as soon as a retail item is packaged, because there is a way to directly mitigate the environmental impact of e-commerce: use recycled cardboard.

That’s where Rebox comes in.

Rebox collects OCC materials from manufacturers, later selling those same boxes to online retailers. Then an e-commerce distributor, like Amazon, uses those recycled corrugated cardboard boxes for their products.

With Rebox in the mix, your business’s products would come in a recycled and repurposed cardboard box.

And that’s far from a bad thing. By extending the lifespan of OCC materials, Rebox is reducing the negative environmental impacts of e-commerce sales.

Plus, that takes the onus off of retailers. Packaging goods in already-repurposed materials makes a company’s online sales inherently more environmentally friendly.

Less cardboard goes into landfills while e-commerce sales continue to rise, meaning you don’t need to stress about your carbon footprint getting too big when you’re perusing online.

Written by Jeremy Weis Heitner, Sr. Business Development Manager

HOME / BLOG / Rebox Partners Will Ride With Pride in ‘Courage in Motion’

Rebox partners are putting on their helmets, getting on their bicycles and hitting the pavement so more people can do the same.

Participating in ‘Courage in Motion,’ an annual fundraiser for disabled Israeli veterans, Rebox partners are already raising funds and getting into shape ahead of the 5-day cycling event in Israel.

Three Rebox partners will be participating in the 11th annual CIM event, Brian Young, Keith Primeau, and Mark Young. Each Rebox rider will be cycling anywhere between 50-to-130 kilometres from Oct. 22-26, cycling right beside disabled Israeli war veterans and terrorism survivors.

Rebox values people above all else, which is why the company is honoured and excited to be participating in the CIM fundraising event. Courage in Motion is a unique and engaging charitable event, one that speaks to Rebox’s mantra of “thinking outside the box.” Pun intended.

All of the money raised by Rebox partners for the CIM event will go directly back to funding Beit Halochem Canada, the Canadian arm of Beit Halochem, an organization that has set up aid centres providing rehabilitative services to over 50,000 disabled Israelis directly impacted by acts of war.

Beit Halochem Centres are located all across Israel, offering important rehabilitative services and equipment to individuals who often can’t find such support anywhere else.

Giving back to the community shouldn’t be restricted by geography. The veterans and survivors Beit Halochem may be halfway around the world from where Rebox operates, but that should never stop a company from providing support to a noble cause. We want to make our home-city of Montreal a better place to live, and the world at-large.

Sports coaching and cultural activities are offered at all Beit Halochem Centres, with the goal of allowing disabled individuals affected by war to truly enjoy the pleasures of the outdoors and physical activities.

Beit Halochem Canada is the only organization in Canada that directly supports disabled Israeli war veterans and terrorism survivors. This is an organization that squarely focuses on giving back to people who have already given up so much.

You can help out, too, by sponsoring one of the participating Rebox riders. Simply head to the Courage in Motion website, search for one of our riders, and make a pledge. Remember, every little bit counts.

Courage in Motion 2018 begins on October 22nd and the ride continues, with riders cycling through Israel until October 26. For more details on the CIM event and Beit Halochem, head here.

Written by Brian Young, Chief Operating Officer

HOME / BLOG / 5 Ways Manufacturing Companies Can Increase Employee Engagement

Keeping employees engaged is a tricky task as an employer. Every workplace is a bit different, as are an employee’s daily tasks, so finding ways to increase engagement can vary across companies and sectors.

In the manufacturing world, however, there are a few tried-and-true ways to improve the overall engagement levels of workers. Immersed in the world of manufacturing, Rebox wants to share some of those strategies with employers and the folks that make up their workforce.

It’s also incredibly important to remember that employees are people. And catering to the needs of the people is one of Rebox’s core values. From our manufacturing partners, to retailers, to the employees on a factory floor, everyone associated with Rebox is considered a partner.

We truly value people and it’s important that they’re engaged in their work, for everyone’s mutual success. So to ensure your employees are doing the best they can, we’ve assembled a short list of five effective engagement-improving strategies tailored to the manufacturing sector, and some that simply speak to how human beings operate in the work-world.

Read on and untap the potential of your employees.

1. Value Your Employees, And Make Sure They Know You Do

Every good employer knows to value hard-working, quality employees. The real trick is communicating to an employee that they are a valued part of the team.

Making an employee feel appreciated doesn’t have to be a one-off event and it shouldn’t always be directly tied to performance. Instead, a sense of value should be established over time, and the best way to do that is to open up a line of communication.

Ask your employees about their thoughts on a project. Be open to their feedback or constructive criticisms. Actively listen when they come to you with a problem. Ultimately, establish a rapport where they feel like they are respected and integral to the company’s success.

2. Create (And Encourage) A Team Atmosphere

Camaraderie is never really born between a group of people, it’s made over shared experiences. A team needs time to foster positive bonds between its members.

If you want employee-bonds to become stronger, and the relationships between them to be a bit more well-rounded, then you need to create a space to do just that. Organize monthly hangouts outside of the workplace that are tied to an activity.

Whatever the best route for you, just remember to create a team atmosphere consistently over time.

3. Let Employees Do What They Do Best

A tedious task is just that, tedious. Unfortunately, for many employees in the manufacturing sector, monotonous duties are part of their daily workflow. Disinterest in the day’s work and a general lack of any real enthusiasm tend to be the direct byproducts, even if a dull job only takes up a small chunk of an employee’s day.

Tedious tasks can be inescapable, depending on the workplace. But if an employer steps in and eliminates the need for a disengaging workplace duty, employees can focus on tasks that add value to their workday.

Eliminating the need for a box bailer is a prime example.

Repeatedly crushing cardboard boxes with the press of a button gets old, fast. That’s why bailers are notorious for being the ultimate tedious task on a work floor.

But bailers are not a necessity. Rebox instantly eliminates the need for box bailers, since Rebox picks up all used corrugated cardboard box materials directly from manufacturers. And without a bailer on the work floor, employees instantly have more time to perform far more important and valuable tasks.

It’s really all about streamlining the workplace so employees can do what they do best.

4. Challenge Your Employees to Grow

A stagnate work environment is detrimental to success. Without clear opportunities for advancement, employees will simply maintain the status quo.

On the surface, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. As long as an employee is doing their job satisfactorily there is no real issue. But in the long term you want your workers to be focused, vying for that promotion or new role. Not only will that increase a worker’s level of engagement but it can also lead to innovation, as employees try to find optimal routes to complete a given task.

Passing along major tasks or projects to an employee is another way of challenging them to improve. The same can be said of simply switching an employee’s role or moving them to a new department. A company’s growth starts at the employee level, so always think of ways to improve your team.

5. Celebrate The Successes

If your company is doing well, it’s because of your employees. That’s why employers need to celebrate the success of their company by giving back to employees.

The way Rebox increases operational efficiency is another good example. Through Rebox, manufacturers cut down on wasted time dealing with used corrugated cardboard boxes and actually earn money for the materials. That leads to increased revenues, which frees up a bit of funds for manufacturers to offer employee profit-sharing programs, micro-finance loans, or just have a festive gathering to celebrate the company’s success.

At Rebox, acknowledging the hard work of manufactures, retailers and employees with tangible benefits is an important part of what we do everyday.

Written by Mark Young, Chief Operating Officer

HOME / BLOG / America’s Best: The Ten Most Environmentally-Friendly States

Not all American states are equal, at least when it comes to their natural environments. Some states simply outperform others on environmental metrics, and U.S. News proves it’s true.

Measuring the natural environments of every American state, U.S. News released a full ranking of the best states for natural environments.

Four different categories were used to assess each state’s natural environment. Scores were granted for a state’s drinking water quality, level of industrial toxins, urban air quality, and pollution health risk. These four scores were then added up to grant a state’s overall ranking for natural environment.

Regardless of where your home state ranks, however, always keep in mind that Rebox has distribution centres stationed all across North America. Pick a state and Rebox will definitely be able to provide its unique, environmentally-friendly services to any company housed there.

Rebox picks up used corrugated cardboard box materials then repurposes them for future use, removing the need to produce more packaging materials. It’s a practical example of the old environmental mantra of “reduce, reuse, recycle.”

If you find your state missing from the top-ten list below (and even if you do) just remember that partnering with Rebox is an easy way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, decrease energy use, and shrink a state’s carbon footprint.


New York

It may seem a bit counterintuitive that the state housing a metropolis like New York City can be competitively environmental, but New York makes a strong effort to keep it green. This is especially true when it comes to water quality, taking the number 10 spot in an American ranking.

Outside of the realm of water, New York City is surprisingly green, at least when you consider population density. Since the city is built so high, is incredibly dense, and the number of drivers-per-persons is actually somewhat low.



With wide expanses of land and lacking a heavy manufacturing sector, Mississppi keeps its air incredibly clean. So clean, in fact, that the Hospitality State actually boasts the best urban air quality in America, only behind Vermont. Mississippi performed quite well in a ranking of drinking water quality, too, taking the number nine spot in the United States.



If you’ve ever been worried about the long-term health effects of pollution, Colorado may be the state for you. Researchers measuring negative health impacts of exposure over a long period of time across the fifty states found that Colorado ranks as one of the best geographic areas for low pollution health risk. When factoring in Colorado’s population of just over 5.6 million people, the state is actually one of the best for pollution-related health risks on a per capita basis.



While Washington’s drinking water quality could be improved, the state performs quite well when assessing its amount of toxic pollution per square mile. Overall, Washington comes in at number for 13 for its “low industrial toxins” score and comes in as the tenth best for urban air quality. You also can’t forget that Washington is the second-best state for the price of electricity and renewable energy usage.


South Dakota

People produce pollution, as everyone knows. Places with less people, then, produce less pollution. Such is the case with South Dakota, which only houses about 840,000 people. When factoring in the size of the state, South Dakota has one of the lowest population density scores in the country.

But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. All of that open space with a low population means South Dakota isn’t heavily polluted by people. The state also ranks as number 12 for urban air quality in the country.



Head to the south if you want to breathe in clean, fresh air, because the area has that in spades. Of the southern states, Arkansas performs particularly well for urban air quality, taking the number four spot in the country. No doubt all that clean air will make exploring the varied landscapes of Arkansas (the state is home to mountains, forests and riverside lowlands) even more enjoyable.


Rhode Island

Rather average scores on drinking water quality, low industrial toxins, and urban air quality are given a huge boost by Rhode Island’s incredibly low pollution health risk. Rhode Island ranked number seven in the country for its pollution health risk per capita, quite the feat given how the state is the second most densely populated of the 50 states. Rhode Island’s size, however, definitely plays a role in that, as it is the second smallest state in terms of landmass.



Drinking water quality is Massachusetts’s best strength right now, taking the eighth spot in the nation-wide ranking. But the state may become a major player in the renewable energy sector in the years to come. A piece of legislation, bill S.1849, was also passed this year pledging to make the state run on 100% renewable energy by 2050. The bill aims to eliminate the state’s ”use of fossil fuels and other polluting and dangerous forms of energy” to safeguard the environment. All that renewable energy could mean big savings for the state, too, as some environmental advocates predicting that a move to green energy could save Massachusetts nearly $18 billion a year.


North Dakota

Despite the fact that North Dakota is a major player in America’s oil extraction sector (a recent change that has been a major economic boon) the state still has the fifth best urban air quality in the country. The state’s government has also pledged to produce strategies to mitigate the environmental impacts of oil extraction. In fact, the EPA approved of the very first “Class VI Underground Injection Control (UIC) program” for carbon sequestration wells in North Dakota. In simpler terms, this will give the state more autonomy when tracking the impacts of storing carbon dioxide below ground.



Which state other than Florida, the Sunshine State, could take the top-spot for America’s best natural environment? Beyond the incredibly well-fitting title, Florida proves its environmental mettle by scoring quite well in the categories of low pollution health risk and urban air quality. Florida does best, however, when it comes to drinking water quality, taking the number 6 spot in the nation.

Written by Jordan Biberkraut, Operations Manager

HOME / BLOG / OCC Expectations From Big Mills For The Coming Year

China is planning to ban all imports of used corrugated cardboard containers by 2020, and it’s actually a good thing for North American paper and pulp mills.

Outpacing any other nation by a long shot, China is the largest importer of North American old corrugated containers (OCC) materials. In 2017, China imported 25 million tons of recovered paper from the United States.

Essentially, China acts as the primary recycler of OCC materials for the United States and North America as a whole. The U.S., Canada, and Mexico send off OCC materials to China and it’s all recycled there.

As the largest importer of OCC materials, China has quite a bit of power when it comes to pricing of OCC materials, to the point of effectively controlling the market.

In fact, the volatile pricing of OCC materials over the last few years is directly linked back to China. The beginning of 2017 saw record-breaking prices for OCC materials, setting an American national average of $133-143/ton, because of increased export prices.

Fortunately, the coming months and years are looking far brighter for domestic OCC material prices. Industry professionals speaking to PPI Pulp & Paper Week predict an average OCC price of about $90-$100/ton, a price-point that hasn’t been seen since 2016.

But wait, if China is slowing down imports of OCC materials and getting ready for a full-on ban, how will that improve the market?

Well, back in the last quarter of 2016, prices shot up because there were less OCC materials being produced in North America whereas China actually increased its production rates.

China is still going to focus on recovering OCC materials internally, analysts predict. But the upsurge of paper products produced in North America, largely thanks to an increase in e-commerce sales, will stabilize prices.

As China moves to being more independent when it comes to OCC materials, so will North America.

This is being described as a “market shift” by mill system leaders, one that “brings opportunity.”

It also means more stable pricing in North America for OCC materials to about a $100/ton average, industry experts predict.

Focusing on recycling and repurposing OCC materials in the coming months and years won’t be too difficult, either, with Rebox in the mix.

Pulp and paper mills can rely on Rebox to pay for their OCC materials, pick up them up directly, and recycle them domestically.

What’s better, Rebox pays all of its partners a fixed rate for OCC materials. Regardless of how the market fluctuates, Rebox partners won’t have to deal with plummeting or skyrocketing prices, allowing for far more stable financial planning.

China is moving to become self-sufficient when it comes to recycling and repurposing OCC materials. Shouldn’t North America do the same?

Thankfully, whereas China needs to figure out where it’s going to get high-quality OCC materials, North America already has a functional system in place: Rebox.

Written by Mark Young, Chief Administrative Officer

HOME / BLOG / Fluctuating OCC Rates: What They Are And Why They’re Bad For Business

A volatile market is impossible to predict. Fluctuating prices for goods and services are a norm for certain industries, and manufacturers can’t really do much about it.

Oil is a prime example. The price of oil goes up and operational costs increase for manufacturers.

The price of old corrugated containers (OCC) is another volatile figure.

OCC rates can sharply rise and plummet depending on market conditions on a global and local level. Case in point: in fall 2017 the average U.S. OCC price dropped from about $150 to around $95, according to RISI, a pulp and paper industry publication.

The major drop in OCC prices was primarily due to actions taken by China, which had drastically slowed down imports of recycling materials imported from North America. China is where a large majority of North America’s used corrugated materials are recycled and some experts say the country effectively controls the OCC market.

Unfortunately, for manufacturing businesses, fluctuating OCC rates make used corrugated materials into a completely unreliable financial return. Add in the revenue losses associated with the corrugated cardboard recycling process (transport charges, equipment rental costs) and manufacturers get hit even harder by varying OCC rates.

But manufacturers do have a proven way of stabilizing OCC prices: reusing corrugated cardboard box waste.

When businesses repurpose their used boxes through Rebox, they receive a fixed, lifetime payout rate. The fixed rate adds up to about 40% more money for used corrugate all without the stress of ever-fluctuating OCC rates.

Transport charges, equipment rentals, and light load charges are all covered, too, so manufacturers can make the most out of their OCC returns.

Oh, and remember how the price of oil also tends to be incredibly volatile and add additional expenses to manufacturers?

Well, since the reuse process is all done in North America, manufacturers don’t need to transport used materials, leading to a lowered dependence on foreign oil and transport costs.

All of that added revenue can then go into investing in a manufacturer’s most important resource, its employees.

Enjoying a reliable (and higher) return provides businesses with more financial breathing room, letting companies micro-finance loans for employees, implement profit-sharing programs, or just pay for fun team events to boost morale and job satisfaction.

Written by Brian Young, Chief Operating Officer

HOME / BLOG / The Rebox Environmental Certificate: What You Need To Know And Why Your Business Needs It

Making a change to benefit the environment is fairly easy.

Tracking exactly how that change contributes to a healthier planet is a far more difficult task.

How are you supposed to know how much water you’re saving by taking shorter showers? Or the amount of waste you’re reducing by composting?

It’s next to impossible to know.

Fortunately, when it comes to making and tracking changes to your business’s workflow that contribute to a greener environment, Rebox has it covered.

Every single business that uses Rebox’s services gets a “Corporate Recognition Award,” a yearly scorecard tracking our partner’s contributions to creating a greener planet.

Rebox’s environmental certificate provides concrete numbers on how much waste, energy, and water a business has saved by reusing corrugated cardboard boxes (CCB) instead of recycling them.

Rebox tracks net greenhouse gas reduction and water savings, letting our partners see (and feel good about) the tangible environmental benefits our service provides.

And reusing old corrugated cardboard boxes (CCB) makes a much larger difference to the environment than you might expect.

In North America, tens of millions of tons of CCB waste is generated every year. A big chunk of that waste ends up in landfills, even though a large majority could have been reused.

Recycling CCB waste isn’t necessarily the answer, nor is it all that environmentally friendly, even though the word “recycle” tends to give that impression.

Enormous amounts of energy, water, and chemicals are used in the process to recycle CCB waste.

Not to mention the greenhouse gasses that are emitted during the recycling process, with so much more added because of a majority of North American CCB recycling is done in China.

Recycling puts 45x more greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere versus reusing CCB waste. Shockingly, if only a tenth of CCB waste in the United States alone was reused instead of recycled, greenhouse gas emissions would drop by 3000 metric tons every year.

Additionally, recycling CCB waste consumes 700x more water than the reusing process. For every ton of boxes reused instead of recycled, 18,450 gallons of water is conserved.

The reuse process is also ten times more energy efficient than recycling, since it’s mainly a manual process.

But don’t take our word for it. All of those facts were provided by the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University.

To veer away from all the science jargon, one bottling manufacturer in the West Coast of the United States can speak to the practical benefits of reusing CCB waste.

Not being able to manage their waste output and sustainability goals because of all the boxes they were recycling, this business decided to start reusing their CCB waste.

In a year, the manufacturer saw solid waste generation drop by 80%, saved 530 million gallons of water, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by a whopping 160,000 metric tons of CO2.

All those impressive figures were compiled and recorded on the bottling manufacturer’s unique environmental certificate.

So, if you’re all about giving Mother Nature a hand and streamlining your business’s performance (really, who isn’t?) then maybe it’s time you got a Corporate Recognition Award of your own.

Written by Keith Primeau, Chief Administrative Officer

HOME / BLOG / How To Save Trees So That Trees Can Save Money And Energy

Trees save cities.

No, we’re not saying that in a “trees improve urban living” or “trees are an important part of the environment” kind of way.

Trees literally save cities in numerous ways, including saving on money.

Don’t believe us? There’s scientific proof.

A team of researchers led by Dr. David Nowak of the USDA Forest Service and Scott Maco of the Davey Institute have recently found that trees are an essential aspect of a city’s makeup.

The research team investigated 10 “megacities” (cities with populations over ten million people) and delved into the relationship between a city’s amount of tree cover and key data points like energy use and water waste, among others.

As you could probably guess, a higher level of tree cover meant cleaner air and water, improved energy use from buildings, a decrease in the effects of climate change, and improved flood protection.

Besides the environmental benefits, trees even saved money for cities and their inhabitants.

For every square kilometre of tree cover, the study found that a given city saved almost $1 million in health care costs related to air pollution, $20,000 by capturing water runoff, and $478,000 by reducing the amount of energy needed to heat/cool buildings.

More tree cover also means less CO2 emissions, saving a city a median dollar value of $7.9 million.

All in all, trees provided megacities a total saving of $505 million, or almost $1 million per square kilometer of tree coverage.

Somewhat unsurprisingly, the study also found that every city could add more trees. On average, 18% of space in megacities could be used for trees.

With that in mind, planting more trees is important, but so is protecting the trees we already have.

Remember, the benefits of tree coverage doesn’t only apply to megacities. Towns and communities of any size or location will see savings thanks to trees.

Losing trees should always be a last resort, even if they’re needed for raw materials.

Fortunately for trees everywhere, Rebox is doing its part.

Rather than recycle used corrugated cardboard box (CCB) waste, Rebox reuses those materials, saving trees in the process.

In fact, for every ton of boxes that are reused instead of recycled, 17 trees are saved.

By reusing CCBs, a significantly smaller “footprint per consumer use” is created, which ensures fewer trees are cut down less frequently.

Reuse a cardbox box with Rebox, save a tree, and save your city some waste, energy, and money.

Trees are saving us, so why not give trees a hand?

Written by Jordan Biberkraut, Operations Manager

HOME / BLOG / 5 Real Reasons Why Manufacturers Are Getting Rid Of Box Balers

Box balers are a staple piece of machinery for almost every manufacturing plant. But balers are also archaic equipment, unneeded in the modern world, a fact recognized by many manufacturers.

Thanks to corrugated cardboard boxes (OCC) reuse services, the need for box balers is eliminated. Over 300 companies in North America have already gotten rid of their balers, opting to reuse their OCC waste, resulting in a five-fold increase in revenues.

How can manufacturers save so much money simply by removing balers off of the work-floor?

It’s not exactly obvious, so let us spell out the reasons why, exactly, manufacturers are ditching their balers

1. To Eliminate Upkeep Expenses

Machines break down. It’s a simple fact of life.

When your smartphone clonks out, it’s annoying. However, when a vital piece of machinery integral to your business’s workflow stops working, the stakes are a bit higher.

For every minute the piece of equipment isn’t functional, your business loses money.

Balers are no exception to this rule. When a baler breaks down (and it will, at some point) you don’t really have many options until it’s repaired.

Planning for a baler-breakdown is next to impossible, so why not remove the element of chance entirely? Using a cardboard box reuse service eliminates the need for a baler and all of the added expenses associated with keeping the machine operational.

2. To Save On Time

The bailing process is so deeply engrained into many manufacturer’s operations that they don’t really realize how time-consuming it is.

But when you break it down, the bailing process is lengthy, to say the least.

A whole seven steps, the bailing process forces workers to break down boxes, put them in a bin, move them to a baler, put the boxes in the baler, bale the boxes, then move all of the contents to another trailer. The whole process also takes at least three employees to finish.

Reusing cardboard corrugated boxes takes half the time. A far simpler process, all you need to do is break old boxes down, place and strap them to a pallet, and move the pallet to a trailer. Less steps means more time for your employees to do far more important work.

3. To Save On Space

Time is money, but so is space.

A finite resource on any work-floor, most large business operations need to cram employees, machinery, and product into one area. The typical result is a cramped work environment that doesn’t leave room for expansion or the addition of new equipment that can increase productivity.

Large and rather cumbersome, balers dominate quite a bit of space even though they’re not an essential piece of equipment.

Getting rid of a baler eliminates the need for up to three handling points and saves up to 50 pallet spaces on the plant floor.

Bail on the baler and give your business some much-needed breathing room.

4. To Stop Wasting Energy

Every time you use your company’s baler, you’re spending money, since balers need energy to operate. Basically, balers create an added operational cost.

But not if your business doesn’t actually use a baler anymore.

Never having to switch a baler “on” will snowball into some serious savings for any manufacturing plant. Plus, since OCC reuse services (like Rebox) handle the pick-up and transport of used materials, your business will eliminate all transportation costs associated with the recycling process.

5. To Maximize Employee Performance

Let’s face it, no employee likes to be in charge of the bailing process. Those seven steps we went through earlier are tedious and time-consuming, to put it lightly. That’s why getting rid of balers has a somewhat surprising added benefit: employees are happier.

A recent case study conducted by Rebox in a dairy manufacturing plant found that employee satisfaction rates increased once balers were removed from the company’s workflow.

With elimination of the baling process, employee performance increased and operations ran more smoothly.

Get rid of the baler and start maximizing your business’s profits, efficiency, and employee satisfaction.

Written by Anthony Powell, General Manager

HOME / BLOG / Rebox Shoots Some Hoops And Raises Money for Montreal’s Youth at the Trevor Williams Hoop Fest

Rebox calls Montreal home and we try our hardest to make our city a better place to live.

Unfortunately, some of the people who have it hardest in Montreal (and many urban settings) are children and adolescents.

That’s why the Rebox team took part in the Trevor William Kids Foundation Hoop Fest, to make a difference in the lives of Montreal’s youth.

The Trevor Williams Kids Foundation (TWKF) is a Montreal-based charity that helps kids and teens become more socially conscious members of the local community through organized sports activities, educational programs, and mentorship.

Launched in 2005, the Trevor William Kids Foundation Hoop Fest is one of the charity’s premiere fundraisers, inviting local Montreal companies to play a bit of ball for an amazing cause.

This year, the Rebox team made it all the way to the finals of the day-long competition, beating out both The Suburban and Costco teams on our way to the playoffs.

Overall, the Rebox team raised $2000 for Montreal’s youth.

By partnering with the TWKF, our fundraising efforts will help to empower young Montrealers with leadership skills and education through the power of sport.

Giving back to the community is so important, and it’s even better when we’re having fun. Here’s to the Trevor William Kids Foundation for organizing such an important event and watch out for Rebox next year, because we’re gunning for the top spot in 2019!