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INNOVATIONS E-NEWS

NYC Recycled Pizza Boxes Made in Staten Island

By |January 14th, 2016|

Anyway you slice it Pratt's New York City box plant makes the industry's best pizza boxes - all 200,000 of them a day. But now, the Big Apple team has joined forces with a leading local politician to come up with a unique way to honor their Staten Island home - by producing [...]

Pratt Industries Supplies Public Storage with “Green” Boxes

By |May 27th, 2014|

Pratt Industries has recently been featured as a Public Storage sustainability partner in their “In Your Space” blog. In the article, “Public Storage Cardboard Boxes are Green Not Brown,” Pratt is credited with supplying Public Storage 100% recycled corrugated boxes that are not only great for the environment but also of the highest quality.  As [...]

Pratt Awards Sofidel America for Sustainability Efforts

By |March 18th, 2014|

Pratt Industries' environmental awards program honoring some of its most socially-responsible customers continues to single out eco-champions like Sofidel America - one of the nation's fastest-growing tissue producers. The Florida-based Sofidel was selected for a Sustainability Award for its continued commitment to the environment by using 100% recycled packaging for its products and [...]

Ecovention’s GreenBox Made By Pratt Industries Featured on Rachael Ray

By |February 27th, 2014|

An innovative pizza box made by our Pratt plant in New York City has been featured on the hit Rachael Ray Show. The box, which is patented by our friends at Ecovention, can be converted into plates and even a storage container for leftovers. Our NYC plant produced hundreds of thousands of them last year [...]

Holiday Recycling Tips and a Special Message from CEO Brian McPheely

By |December 20th, 2013|

I imagine many of you are wondering where this year went. We all have many things on our “to do and wish” lists; we have obligations to our family, our employers, and our communities. I realize how many directions we all are being pulled in, and I’d like to express my sincere appreciation and thankfulness [...]

Pratt in the Box Seat

By |November 14th, 2013|

Pratt Industries has broken ground on a new $US44 million box factory in Ohio, which owner-chairman Anthony Pratt says will be an environmental showpiece for the corrugated industry. “We believe this facility will be the future of our industry,” said Pratt, noting it would not only convert 100% recycled paper but also use [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Establishing Recyclability Labeling Standards

By |December 18th, 2012|

In our previous post, "Recycling Obstacles and Tips for Recycling Success", we discussed one of the biggest challenges to recycling is determining what is recyclable due to lack of consistent standards in labeling products. The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) is an industry working group that is committed to creating and implementing an environmental vision for packaging.  Their [...]

Product Spotlight: Cardboard Lawn Bag Funnel

By |November 28th, 2012|

Our cardboard lawn bag funnel for paper bags is this week’s product feature! As the remaining autumn leaves fall, it’s time for that final yard cleanup. Help make the job easier by using a leaf funnel to hold leaf bags open. Plastic leaf bag holders are also an option, but tend to be large and bulky [...]