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Pratt Opens Newest Recycling Facility in Conyers

By |September 24th, 2015|

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 [...]

Anthony Pratt Throws First Pitch

By |July 10th, 2015|

Pratt Industries treated 300 workers and family members from the Department of Sanitation New York and our paper mill to a night of fun and baseball at the Staten Island Yankees last week...and our chairman Anthony Pratt threw out the first ball accompanied by his 6-year-old son, Leon. Happily, it was a perfect [...]

Pratt Opens Two New Recycling Facilities

By |June 18th, 2015|

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 [...]

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

By |April 30th, 2015|

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 [...]

Pizza Patrón Presented with Pratt’s Environmental Impact Award

By |March 23rd, 2015|

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 [...]

Grambling State University Establishes a Campus-wide Recycling Program

By |February 12th, 2015|

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 [...]

Pratt Opens New Recycling Facility in Rock Hill, SC

By |July 15th, 2014|

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

By |June 25th, 2014|

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 [...]

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

By |April 17th, 2014|

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 [...]

A Special Holiday Message from CEO Brian McPheely

By |December 20th, 2013|

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 [...]