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Pratt Sustainability Principles Part Two

By |February 14th, 2019|

Pratt is America's 5th largest corrugated packaging company and the world's largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, with more than 8000 highly-skilled, green-collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. We have a commitment to creating quality green jobs and engaging in the communities where we live and work. Our #1 focus is [...]

Pratt Industries’ Sustainability Principles

By |January 17th, 2019|

Pratt Industries a leading provider of high-quality paper-based and other packaging solutions, has a history of and commitment to sustainable business practices. We back up that claim every day with unprecedented investment in innovative technology at our mills and converting facilities, an emphasis on paper recovery and recycling, a commitment to creating quality green jobs, [...]

Pratt Industries Helps Customers Close the Loop

By |July 17th, 2018|

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 [...]

Corrugated Boxes and Food Safety: A Farm to Box to Table Initiative

By |September 18th, 2017|

When it comes to getting foods from farm to table, paper based packaging like Pratt 100% recycled corrugated boxes not only prove to be sustainable, but also help reduce food waste and offer optimal protection for fresh produce and other foods. According to Paper + Packaging Board in their Farm to Box to Table initiative, [...]

Earth Day 2017

By |April 18th, 2017|

Earth Day is April 22nd. In celebration, WeHatetoWaste.com offers an interactive guide offering free tips for New York residents on how to get to zero waste as part of NYC's Zero Waste to Landfill Plan. As part of this plan, the City will eliminate the need to send waste to out-of-state landfills, thus minimizing the overall [...]

Pratt Industries 2016 Environmental Impact Savings

By |February 23rd, 2017|

Each year many of our plants recognize customers and partners for their decision to improve the sustainability of their supply chain by purchasing Pratt Industries packaging made from 100% recycled paper. We're proud to announce Pratt's 2016 total direct customer environmental impact savings by customers from a wide range of market segments that we service. These are just [...]

3 Trends in Protective Packaging Engineering for 2017

By |February 22nd, 2017|

Protective packaging engineering stands to solve several packaging challenges, including heavy packaging weight, and shipping and handling damages, such as vibration, abrasion and shock. An increase in online shopping is one of the driving forces of the demand for protective packaging, which is predicted to increase nearly 5 percent each year by 2019. To keep [...]

5 Tips for More Sustainable Supply Sourcing

By |February 13th, 2017|

A sustainable supply chain is good business. Through sustainable practices, you can save resources and money, optimize supply chain processes and discover ways to innovate your product. A recent Accenture survey for members of the United Nations Global Compact on sustainable business practices showed that 96 percent of CEOs believe sustainability should be integrated into [...]

Steps to Integrate Your Company’s Supply Chain for More Sustainable Growth

By |January 24th, 2017|

  By now, most businesses are well aware that “going green” can help them make or save more of the green they’re most interested in: money. Sustainability is a win-win for the environment and for a business’s bottom line. If your goal is to incorporate sustainability into your supply chain, here’s a bit of great [...]

How to Develop an Effective Corporate Sustainability Plan for 2017

By |January 10th, 2017|

In order for companies across multiple sectors to effectively improve corporate sustainability, a sustainability plan is critical to the process of setting and meeting environmental goals for 2017. This plan will provide a sustainability roadmap for organizations who want to establish a more environmentally responsible reputation, improve efficiencies, increase brand loyalty, and secure shareholder and employee satisfaction. The following tips will help to introduce corporate [...]