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Innovations Prattindustries x DressHead T-Shirt – Vintage Woman with a Big Red Hat

By |November 18th, 2013|

This Innovations Prattindustries x DressHead T-Shirt - Vintage Woman with a Big Red Hat has a unique look and a unique design that is great for making you look thinner in the waist and hips. The main body of the t-shirt is made from a thin breathable material that is made with tight, elastic pleats [...]

Shreveport Mill Leads Water Conservation Efforts

By |November 7th, 2013|

The Pratt paper mill in Shreveport, La., is spearheading efforts to help local businesses and residents both conserve water AND protect the environment. At the request of city leaders, Pratt is testing the viability of using "gray water" - or treated wastewater - to help cool machinery and hydraulic systems at the mill, [...]

habitotes® – Another Great Reason to Recycle Plastic (PET) Bottles

By |August 28th, 2013|

New Pratt salesperson, David Roberts, understands that relationships are extremely important in selling.  But even David didn’t foresee the project over the horizon when he sat down next to Greg Sparrow at an Arkansas basketball game. In casual conversation during the game, Greg Sparrow told David about a new project with a great sustainability message. [...]

Pratt Recognizes CKS Plastics for Sustainability Efforts

By |July 24th, 2013|

On Friday, June 21, Pratt's millugator in  Conyers welcomed CKS Plastics and 27 of its managers from across the country (14 plants) and from their corporate office in Atlanta.  The CKS group was escorted by bus to Conyers by Pratt Account Manager, Kelle Sewell and Pratt Strategic Account Manager, Scott Laughridge. The tour included [...]

Does Corporate Sustainability Matter to Potential New Hires?

By |June 21st, 2013|

  Sustainability is proving to be a key driver to recruitment, according to a recent Bain & Company survey. According to the survey, employees care more now about sustainability than they did three years ago.  In fact, two-thirds of the respondents indicate that sustainable business is important to them. And there's even more to [...]

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 [...]

Fortune Favors the Environment

By |May 23rd, 2013|

Pratt Industries is being featured in a Fortune magazine article hitting the newsstands on Monday. The prestigious business journal is devoting an entire section to stories and profiles highlighting the Future of Sustainable Packaging - and how innovation is reshaping an industry that touches everyone. In short, it's a perfect vehicle for our [...]

Pratt’s Newest Solid-Waste Transfer Station Breaks Ground

By |April 26th, 2013|

Pratt Industries celebrated Earth Week with events across the country including a ceremonial ground breaking and tree planting at the site of the soon to be constructed solid-waste transfer station at the company's corporate campus in Conyers, Ga. Pratt is constructing this transfer station as part of a long-term public-private partnership between the company [...]

Pratt Celebrates Earth Day

By |April 17th, 2013|

Earth day is coming up on April 22nd and there are many ways to celebrate to show your support for the environment. On April 22, 1970, the first official Earth Day, an estimated 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and classrooms to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment and show their commitment to protecting [...]

Packaging Scorecards: Why are there so many?

By |April 17th, 2013|

In 2005, the Sustainable Packaging Coalition® (SPC), an industry working group dedicated to a more robust environmental vision for packaging, completed the Definition of Sustainable Packaging. This definition represents an important first step in articulating a common understanding of the term “sustainable packaging.” It provides a common vision and a framework for understanding activities directed toward improving packaging. This definition has [...]