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 [...]

Recycling Challenge #3: Know Your Recyclable Materials: Paper

By |November 7th, 2012|

So far, as part of our America Recycles Day blog series, we've challenged you to familiarize yourself with your local recycling programs, and learn the ins and outs of recycling plastic.  This week we take you through the process of recycling paper. As the world's largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, it's a [...]

Recycling Challenge #2: Know Your Recyclable Materials, Plastic

By |October 30th, 2012|

Last week we challenged you to familiarize yourself with your local recycling programs. This installment of our America Recycles Day blog series is another recycling challenge - to know your recyclable materials beginning with plastic. According to the Container Recycling Institute, more than 60 million plastic bottles end up in landfills and incinerators daily.  So, [...]

Recycling Challenge #1: Know Your Local Recycling Program

By |October 24th, 2012|

Last week, as we kicked off our America Recycles Day series, we challenged our readers to get to know their local recycling program. There are a variety of recycling solutions that may be offered in your area. In order to recycle successfully, it's important to familiarize yourself with your local recycling program. Earth911.com allows you [...]

Pratt Teams with GrowNYC at Recycling Event

By |October 17th, 2012|

More than 100,000 New Yorkers flocked to the Big Apple’s annual NEW GREEN CITY event last week – and Pratt Industries was on hand to help educate residents and businesses alike about the benefits of recycling. Hank Levin, Pratt’s NYC General Manager Recycling Division, said the company’s aim was to show its commitment to partnering with the private and [...]

America Recycles Day

By |October 17th, 2012|

Since 1997, communities across the country have come together on November 15 to celebrate America Recycles Day. It is one day to educate on the importance of recycling and motivate people across America to recycle. One day to get our neighbors, friends and community leaders excited about what can be accomplished when we all work [...]

Touchdown for the Environment

By |September 5th, 2012|

College football is almost as well known for its tailgating parties as it is for touchdowns and cheerleaders. But have you ever wondered where all that leftover trash and recyclables end up? Well the University of Georgia Bulldogs can take a bow – because they’re making sure what can be recycled IS being recycled – [...]