NYC Recycled Pizza Boxes Made in Staten Island

[fusion_text] Anyway you slice it Pratt’s New York City box plant makes the industry’s best pizza boxes – all 200,000 of them a day. But now, the Big Apple team has joined forces with a leading local politician to come up with a unique way to honor their Staten Island home – by producing a …

New Pratt Mill Starts Production

Pratt Industries announced today its new $260 million recycled paper mill had started production in Valparaiso, In. Pratt, which has now built three of the last 4 paper mills constructed in the U.S., said the new 100 percent recycled facility would supply the company’s rapidly-expanding Midwest operations. In just two years, company chairman Anthony Pratt said Pratt had invested more than $400 million …

Pratt Opens Newest Recycling Facility in Conyers

Pratt Industries, America’s 5th largest paper and packaging company, has officially opened its newest recycling Material Recovery Facility at its corporate eco-campus in Conyers, Georgia. The plant, which will receive materials from both municipal and commercial recycling programs, is the most advanced MRF in Georgia.  It can process both residential and commercial single-stream recyclables, source-separated and baled materials. These include various grades of paper, plastic and metal as well …

Pratt Opens Two New Recycling Facilities

Pratt officially opened two new recycling facilities this week, including a 110,000 sq. ft. plant in Gary, Indiana. The other is a 38,000 sq. ft. site in Wichita, Kansas. Both will support the company’s state-of-the-art paper mill in Valparaiso, In., which comes on-line this September. Together, the two facilities, the company’s 16th and 17th recycling plants, will have the capacity to process more than 120,000 …

Pratt Leads Coalition to Increase School Recycling and Environmental Awareness in NYC

Pratt Industries announced today it would lead a unique coalition of government, private enterprise, trade associations and non-profits to increase recycling rates and environmental awareness among students and teachers in dozens of New York City schools. Pratt chairman Anthony Pratt was joined by local leaders including Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo in releasing details of the program, which for the first time will introduce a detailed anti-littering, pro-recycling …

Grambling State University Establishes a Campus-wide Recycling Program

Pratt Industries has teamed with Grambling State University to provide students with a cleaner, greener campus through a college-wide initiative to replace regular trash cans with recycling bins. The program will allow the student body to participate in the collection of recyclables on campus – eventually providing an income stream for the famed university – as well as …

Pratt Opens New Recycling Facility in Rock Hill, SC

Pratt Industries has officially opened its newest recycling facility in Rock Hill, SC. Myles Cohen, President of Pratt Recycling, said the new plant – the company’s 15th recycling center in the USA – would service the recycling needs of businesses, cities and counties within a 100 mile radius and bring both economic and environmental benefits to the area. “This portion …

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 …

Pratt Recyling Center in Denton Serves as Backdrop for Trashion Fashion Photoshoot

What better way to recycle trash than to reuse and repurpose it?  Already in its third year,  The Trashion Fashion Show in Denton, Texas does just that. In this joint venture between the City of Denton’s Solid Waste and Recycling Department and the Denton Public Library, designers of all ages were asked to participate by …

A Special Holiday Message from CEO Brian McPheely

I imagine many of you are wondering where this year went. We all have many things on our “to do and wish” lists; we have obligations to our family, our employers, and our communities. I realize how many directions we all are being pulled in, and I’d like to express my sincere appreciation and thankfulness …