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Pratt Donates Recycling Bins to New York City

By |July 19th, 2013|

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 [...]

Denton’s MRF Offers a Fresh Look at Recycling

By |July 11th, 2013|

MURF?, MURPH?, MIRF? No, it’s a MRF - A Material Recovery Facility.  Since its grand opening in November 2011, the Pratt Industries' MRF in Denton, Texas has had hundreds of students visit the facility to learn about recycling in a fun and interactive way. An impressive operation in its own right, Denton's MRF makes the [...]

Pratt Industries’ Fortune Magazine Feature Hits Newstands

By |May 29th, 2013|

Fortune magazine's special issue highlighting the growth and benefits of Sustainable Packaging is now on newsstands, and we're proud to say Pratt Industries is front and center of the coverage. For those of you who haven't yet seen the story, you can check out the interview with our CEO Brian McPheely below! Ahead of the [...]

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By |May 26th, 2013|

innovations.prattindustries.com x Dress-Lace Store Lace Dress - Playful Peace Sign Print The dress is so cute and comfortable you will wish you had a closet full of them. This innovations.prattindustries.com x dress-lace inc lace dress is made from a stretch jersey that hugs curves in all the right places. It has a playful peace sign [...]

Establishing Recyclability Labeling Standards

By |December 18th, 2012|

In our previous post, "Recycling Obstacles and Tips for Recycling Success", we discussed one of the biggest challenges to recycling is determining what is recyclable due to lack of consistent standards in labeling products. The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) is an industry working group that is committed to creating and implementing an environmental vision for packaging.  Their [...]

Recycling Obstacles & Tips for Recycling Success

By |December 7th, 2012|

What makes a person recycle?  Is it a learned behavior turned habit set by example? Is it something we do to avoid green guilt? Or perhaps in some cases it’s an act for economic gain. Whatever the reason, the important thing is that people continue to recycle so we can continue to protect some of [...]

Recycling Obstacles & Tips for Recycling Success

By |December 7th, 2012|

What makes a person recycle?  Is it a learned behavior turned habit set by example? Is it something we do to avoid green guilt? Or perhaps in some cases it’s an act for economic gain. Whatever the reason, the important thing is that people continue to recycle so we can continue to protect some of [...]

Recycling Success from America Recycles Day

By |November 28th, 2012|

Pratt Industries is happy to report recycling successes for various sponsored events this past America Recycles Day, November 15. One of the larger events took place at the 9th Annual Highland Jazz and Blues Festival in Shreveport's Columbia Park.  Great music, eclectic food and arts and crafts brought people in from around the Ark-La-Tex.  Pratt Industries [...]

Pratt Industries America Recycles Day Event Calendar

By |November 15th, 2012|

Pratt Industries will be hosting several events in honor of America Recycles Day which is November 15th. If you don't see one listed for your area, please visit AmericaRecyclesDay.org for a complete listing. Atlanta, GA: City of College Park GA ARD event at Woodward Academy will include presentations to students about resource recovery. Atlanta, GA: [...]

Final Challenge: Start an Office Recycling Program

By |November 13th, 2012|

As a conclusion to our America Recycles Day blog series, we pose a final challenge, to implement an office recycling program. When people are asked if they recycle, the amount of hands that go up is increasing.  One of the ways that we can help increase the amount of recyclers and get the habit started is to [...]