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How to Boost Sales with Sustainable Packaging

By |October 10th, 2014|

Sustainable packaging offers an opportunity to increase sales through an eco-friendly marketing strategy. Using 100% recycled packaging can both help the environment and facilitate business growth by building green initiatives into your overall marketing strategy. This type of sustainable business model or green sales campaign can result in increased sales and enhanced customer loyalty, according to a couple recent [...]

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 Celebrates Earth Day 2014

By |April 28th, 2014|

Millions of Americans celebrated Earth Day last week - and Pratt Industries employees were no exception - getting involved in everything from tree planting to educating school children about better care for the planet to handing out recycled shopping bags at farmers' markets.   They even helped Smokey the Bear educate youngsters about safeguarding state parks. "Pratt Industries is devoted to [...]

Pratt Awards Libbey for Sustainability Efforts

By |April 11th, 2014|

Leading glassware manufacturer Libbey Inc of Shreveport, La, is the latest environmental champion to be honored by Pratt Industries with an Environmental Impact Award. Libbey has been a Pratt partner for 4 years and in that time has embraced the opportunity to promote its commitment to sustainability by using our 100% recycled packaging. [...]

Pratt Breaks Ground on New 100% Recycled Paper Mill in Valparaiso, Indiana

By |March 21st, 2014|

Pratt Industries has officially broken ground on its new 100 percent recycled paper mill - the 4th such facility it's built in the past 20 years. Company chairman Anthony Pratt said the Valparaiso, Indiana, mill would be world's most technologically-advanced and environmentally friendly recycling mill and was "a dream come true" for Pratt [...]

Pratt Awards Southern Valley Environmental Impact Award

By |January 30th, 2014|

Pratt Industries continues its successful environmental awards program honoring some of its most socially-responsible customers - most recently Southern Valley, one of the leading produce growers and shippers in the eastern United States. Through its purchase of our 100% post-consumer recycled packaging and closed loop recycling efforts, Southern Valley has made a significant [...]

Gaia Herbs Picks Pratt for a Packaging Redesign

By |October 10th, 2013|

Pratt Industries is providing leading organic herbalist Gaia Herbs with innovative, 100% recycled packaging that is not only helping the environment but improving the company's bottom line as well. Packaging World, one of the leading packaging industry publications, has more on the story in their article, "New casing strategy cultivates economy and ecology" which [...]

Plastic Bottle Cap Recycling 101

By |October 2nd, 2013|

To recycle or not to recycle: That’s the dilemma you face when you’re ready to toss out the plastic cap that came on your soda or water bottle. For years, recycling programs across the country have told their residents that plastic bottle caps could not be recycled curbside with their other plastics and instead, should [...]

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 [...]