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Rio Grande Container is an environmentally friendly manufacturer. "Our inks and our glues are water soluble," submits Gibbs. He also said there is no hazardous material in their products because corrugated packaging is approved by the FDA. Almost all food supplies come in corrugated packaging. In addition, Rio Grande Container bails up all their scrap material and send it to Monterrey for recycling.

Rio Grande Container strongly supports, the Valley Nature Center in Weslaco. The VNC is the oldest nature center in the Rio Grande Valley and the only non-profit center fully dedicated to environmental education.
Mark Gibbs has been active on the Board of Directors for 10 yrs. Five years as V.P. & 5 years as President. Jones has given his time and money also in support of the VNC. The Goal is to have a new “state of the art” Educational Facility where every child In the Valley will get introduced to the Wonder of Nature that exists in the RGV. This is our way of giving back to the community.

Valley Nature Center Non-Profit. V.P. of the Board for 5 Yrs and President for 2 yrs. The Valley Nature Center is the oldest nature center in the Rio Grande Valley, and the only non-profit center fully dedicated to environmental education south of San Antonio and east of Eagle Pass. It has been in operation as a non-profit organization dedicated to its mission since 1984.