Harvesting the Urban Forest

Anthony Pratt, Executive Global Chairman of Pratt Industries and Visy, often refers to Pratt’s material recovery programs and circular strategy as harvesting the urban forest. “Through our closed loop process,” says Pratt, “we harvest the urban forest to divert 3 million tons of paper, other recyclable materials and waste-to-clean energy materials from the landfill each …

Why Celebrate America Recycles Day?

A national initiative of  Keep America Beautiful, America Recycles Day is celebrated on November 15 to educate individuals on the importance of recycling. As a company that manufactures 100% recycled containerboard that is used to produce our sustainable packaging solutions, Pratt Industries celebrates America Recycles Day in order to bring attention to recycling and its …

Operational Benefits of Pratt’s Integrated Supply Chain

Pratt Industries signature Close-the-Loop process gives old products new life through our fully integrated supply chain. Pratt operates an extensive recycling company to supply our five state of the art paper mills with recovered fiber. Our mills then supply our corrugators and sheet plants with 100% recycled containerboard which is used to create custom, sustainable …

eCommerce Packaging Market Trends

The eCommerce packaging market is forecasted to experience growth during the next five years. Global eCommerce sales grew by over 22% in the year 2018 alone, and according to eMarketer, the global online retail market will reach $3.5 trillion in 2019, an increase of 4.5%. They also expect that eCommerce will drive a disproportionately high …

Recycling Tips for Kids and Their Families

On April 22nd, we celebrated Earth Day. This annual event started back in the 1970s and has made a positive impact on the environment. Earth Day has catapulted public awareness of the environment and action to commit to sustainability that has led to important legislation that can help the planet’s resources sustains for generations to …

Ways to Reuse Corrugated Boxes

It’s a great time to turn some attention to living more sustainably. Finding sustainable solutions and ways to reduce waste is an international focus. Recycling is a popular way to divert waste from landfills, and while corrugated boxes are a recyclable and biodegradable packaging option, they are also reusable! Here are a few ways to …

Pratt Sustainability Principles Part Three

Pratt is America’s 5th largest corrugated packaging company and the world’s largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, with more than 8000 highly-skilled, green-collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. We have a commitment to creating quality green jobs and engaging in the communities where we live and work. Pratt Industries believes in …

Pratt Sustainability Principles Part Two

Pratt is America’s 5th largest corrugated packaging company and the world’s largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, with more than 8000 highly-skilled, green-collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. We have a commitment to creating quality green jobs and engaging in the communities where we live and work. Our #1 focus is …