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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 Industries Conyers Mill Produces Its 6 Millionth Ton of 100% Recycled Paper

By |July 25th, 2013|

Pratt Industries has just celebrated another major milestone - its Conyers mill has produced its 6 millionth ton of 100% recycled paper. The Conyers facility, the first Pratt-built mill in the USA, reached the landmark number on July 24th - 18 years after start-up. Ironically, the 6 millionth ton was 26-pound - as [...]

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 [...]

Pratt Donates Recycling Bins to New York City

By |July 19th, 2013|

Pratt Industries has partnered with the City of New York to place solar-powered recycling bins throughout downtown Manhattan to help increase paper recycling rates. The 16 Big Belly bins, which have been sited in highly trafficked intersections around the Financial District, will collect paper to be eventually recycled at the company’s paper mill [...]

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 [...]

Overcoming Business Sustainability Hurdles – Part 2

By |January 23rd, 2013|

The ten most common challenges sustainable businesses face were presented in a previous article, “Top 10 Sustainability Hurdles for Businesses in 2013“. Last week, we discussed getting over the first five hurdles in "Overcoming Business Sustainability Hurdles - Part 1". This is the second part of the series and explores overcoming the remaining five hurdles. [...]

Five Green Ways to Organize Your Office

By |January 10th, 2013|

1. Reduce Paper Clutter with an ENERGY STAR Qualified Scanner One of the telltale signs of a disorganized office is a desk covered with multiple stacks of paper documents yet to be filed. To help reduce office paper clutter, a desktop scanner is key. If you recycle the paper documents after you’ve scanned, you can [...]

How Green Jobs Can Jumpstart the American Economy

By |August 22nd, 2012|

As with all companies, Pratt Industries is very supportive of young professionals, our future leaders.  When it comes to recruitment of young talent, we've found the attraction and interest in working for a “GREEN” company leads them to our front door if even, at times, they aren’t exactly sure of our specific focus or business. [...]