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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 [...]

Closed Loop Systems for Zero Waste Packaging Solutions

By |February 4th, 2019|

Several brands including Procter and Gamble Company, Unilever, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo recently announced their plan to participate in TerraCycle’s Loop Program that develops circular solutions for hard-to-recycle products and packaging. These companies have all agreed to distribute more products in reusable packaging in place of their current one-time-use, disposable packaging. The goal of Loop is [...]

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 [...]

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch Tours Pratt Industries Valparaiso

By |July 5th, 2018|

Our 100 percent recycled paper mill and adjacent box plant in Valparaiso, Indiana received a visit from Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch this week. Then Indiana Governor Mike Pence officially opened the mill in 2016 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The mill at capacity produces 500,000 tons of the industry’s best 100% recycled paper and supplies our rapidly expanding [...]

Pratt Ocala Celebrates Earth Day 2018

By |April 30th, 2018|

Pratt Ocala spent its 4th year of celebrating Earth Day with the residents of Marion County and the City of Ocala as a sponsor of the city's annual Earthfest at Arbor Day. The Pratt Team in Ocala attends this annual event representing the entire company's commitment to the environment to help educate residents about the benefits of recycling [...]

History of Pratt Industries 100% Recycled Corrugated Boxes

By |February 8th, 2018|

Pratt Industries has been America’s leading recycled paper and packaging company for over 25 years – dedicated to the sustainability of our planet, our customers and our people, and is recognized around the world for its environmental stewardship. This cornerstone of sustainability on which Pratt Industries, USA is based began with our Australian sister company [...]

Holiday Recycling Tips

By |December 4th, 2017|

Here are a few recycling tips to keep in mind during the holiday season: Purchase holiday cards and wrapping paper that is labeled “made from” recycled material and better yet labeled “made from post-consumer” recycled material. Purchase holiday cards and wrapping paper that can be recycled. Foils and multi-layer cards with non-paper layers are not [...]

eCommerce Packaging Customer Spotlight: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

By |November 23rd, 2017|

As part of our eCommerce inside print packaging series, the following customer spotlight highlights how packaging can offer a unique opportunity to make a tangible brand impression and stresses the importance of having a knowledgeable packaging expert who can add value to a company’s fulfillment process. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams is on a mission to [...]

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, [...]

Recycling in the Workplace: 4 Tips for Success

By |August 17th, 2017|

Dealing responsibly with office waste can have a significant impact on the environment. The Clean Air Council estimates that office workers throughout the U.S. generate two pounds of paper and related products each day, adding up to over four million tons annually. Clearly, starting a recycling program at your workplace can make a difference for [...]