Pratt Industries Helps Customers Close the Loop

Close the Loop refers to giving used products new life – and a signature program at Pratt Industries.  Thanks to innovative partnerships and a vast national network, we annually collect more than 2.2 million tons of recyclable materials.  Doing so not only extends the reach of our sustainable practices, it helps our customers achieve their …

“Don’t Litter, Recycle” School Poster Contest Winners Announced at Staten Island Yankees Game

On June 26th, Pratt Industries along with the Department of Sanitation New York, the Office of the Borough President James Oddo and the New York Department of Education announced the winners of the “Don’t Litter, Recycle” school poster contest. This borough-wide art contest asked students from Pre-K to eighth grade to create posters promoting a campaign for recycling in an effort …

5 Ways to Improve Your Corporate Sustainability Image

  Cultivating a sustainable culture within your company is important for prospective customers, future employees and workplace culture. Many organizations think that they need a major overhaul of their operations to improve their “green” image. However, here are five ways you can improve public perceptions about your company’s sustainability without having to change everything. 1. …

How to Incentivize Employees to Recycle

Office workers average 10,000 sheets of copied paper every year, and 4,500 of those end up in the trash can. What’s more, companies in the United States spend over $120 billion yearly on printed materials, only to have those materials become outdated in three months or less. How can you reduce these costs and encourage your employees to recycle? …

Pratt Industries Sets New Record and Produces Over 5000 Tons of Recycled Paper in a Single Day

Pratt Industries set a company production record recently when our four, 100% recycled paper mills combined to produce OVER 5000 tons of the industry’s best paper for the first time in a single day. The new record now stands at 5128 tons – smashing the previous one-day total of 4978 tons. “This is a fantastic achievement by all …

Pizza Patrón Presented with Pratt’s Environmental Impact Award

Pratt Industries has honored leading food company Pizza Patrón as one of its most environmentally-friendly customers. Pratt’s team, led by South West Division President Mike Tansey, presented executives from Pizza Patrón with an Environmental Impact Award for using 100% recycled content packaging in delivering some of the best pizza on the market. Tansey noted the Dallas-based pizza company’s closed …

Pratt Industries and DSNY: A Great Team

Pratt Industries played host to 150 workers and family members from the Department of Sanitation New York last week, in the company’s annual salute to the department at the Staten Island Yankees ball park. DSNY Commissioner Kathryn Garcia and Pratt’s Recycling Division president Myles Cohen had the honor of throwing out the first pitch – and we’re happy to report …

NYC Mayor Salutes Pratt Industries Milestone

Just a few hours before Pratt announced plans to build a fourth paper mill, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued an official proclamation declaring September 17 “Pratt Industries Day” in the Big Apple to commemorate the recent production at our Staten Island mill of 5 million tons of recycled paper. “About half of all …

Pratt Recognizes CKS Plastics for Sustainability Efforts

On Friday, June 21, Pratt’s millugator in  Conyers welcomed CKS Plastics and 27 of its managers from across the country (14 plants) and from their corporate office in Atlanta.  The CKS group was escorted by bus to Conyers by Pratt Account Manager, Kelle Sewell and Pratt Strategic Account Manager, Scott Laughridge. The tour included a stop …

Pratt Donates Recycling Bins to New York City

Pratt Industries has partnered with the City of New York to place solar-powered recycling bins throughout downtown Manhattan to help increase paper recycling rates. The 16 Big Belly bins, which have been sited in highly trafficked intersections around the Financial District, will collect paper to be eventually recycled at the company’s paper mill on Staten …