Sustainable in every way
Stepping lightly is how we describe our belief in conducting business in a sustainable way that can be repeated over and over indefinitely while caring for people and planet.
Rather than being an added extra, we incorporate it into everything we do. It includes environmental sustainability, caring for our team who are a diverse range of people, and supporting communities around us.
Our people aren't just a part of our business, they are our business. They tell our stories. They create and guide you through the experiences you've come to love.
At the beginning of the COVID pandemic, we wanted to make sure our casual staff had the confidence to call in sick if they weren't feeling well, so we gave them pandemic leave and made sure they knew they would never lose a future shift or their jobs because of being sick.
We want our team to grow with us as we grow and share our stories with more people.
Box Bar is an equal opportunity employer.
Sustainability is not an added extra, it's woven into everything we do. Box Bar's sister bar, The Fox Hole, was the first small bar in Sydney CBD to remove plastic straws from service.
We use 100% green power at our bar, office and warehouse.
Reusable and recyclable
When we created Box Bar, we set out to make sure our packaging was recycled, recyclable, compostable, and made without exploiting people during the manufacturing process.
During creation, 20% of the pulp used to make the paper in our boxes is sourced from agricultural waste products (such as olives and cherry pips, coffee and nut husks, and flower stems) - waste that would otherwise go to landfill. And our inserts are made from 100% recycled paper rather than plastics and foams that would be on the earth forever.
Cheaper isn't better, better is better.
Just as important as our staff, our customers and the environment are the communities in which we operate.
Our toilet paper (Who gives a Crap) helps to build toilets for those who don't have them. We support charities like Tour De Cure. We provide safe and inclusive spaces for our LGBTIQ friends and family.
None of these things make us special or inherently good - they're just part of our normal.