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Pratt Recycling Partners with JASON Learning and ISRI

By |June 26th, 2017|

Earlier this month, Pratt Industries in partnership with JASON Learning and ISRI, presented a free Recycling Activities Collection training workshop to teachers in Staten Island. The result is a private-public partnership that achieves multiple goals with one program; increased recycling, reduced litter, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning in K-12 schools. The recycling curriculum, which includes hands-on activities, [...]

Pratt Leads Coalition to Increase School Recycling and Environmental Awareness in NYC

By |April 30th, 2015|

Pratt Industries announced today it would lead a unique coalition of government, private enterprise, trade associations and non-profits to increase recycling rates and environmental awareness among students and teachers in dozens of New York City schools. Pratt chairman Anthony Pratt was joined by local leaders including Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo in releasing details of the program, which for the first time will introduce a [...]

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 [...]

Close the Loop Recycling Programs

By |November 21st, 2013|

The Pratt Recycling team actively works with customers of Pratt’s corrugators, sheet plants, as well as Pratt Displays and Pratt Retail Specialties, to recover recyclables from their operations. The concept is that Pratt sells the boxes to the customer and subsequently takes back material that may have been going into the waste stream. Pratt’s recycling [...]

Captain Planet Annual Benefit Gala

By |December 10th, 2012|

Pratt Industries is proud to support the Captain Planet Foundation, an organization devoted to teaching children environmental awareness. As a presenting sponsor at this year's Gala Event, Pratt is happy to announce a successful and educational evening was had by all. And how could it not be a success, with the likes of environmental leaders [...]

Recycling Challenge #1: Know Your Local Recycling Program

By |October 24th, 2012|

Last week, as we kicked off our America Recycles Day series, we challenged our readers to get to know their local recycling program. There are a variety of recycling solutions that may be offered in your area. In order to recycle successfully, it's important to familiarize yourself with your local recycling program. Earth911.com allows you [...]

Pratt Gives Back: Paper Recycling Bins Donated to NYC Public Schools

By |June 7th, 2012|

There’s been a lot of concern in recent days about debris from the Japanese tsunami washing up on West Coast shores…but a far greater ocean-based threat according to marine biologists is the environmental disaster known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This Texas-sized quagmire, most of it discarded plastic, is produced by ocean currents and [...]