Ardagh Group presented with environmental impact award from Pratt Industries

  Ecology

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America’s Ruston, La., manufacturing facility has received an Environmental Impact Award from Pratt Industries for its environmentally friendly business practices.

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Ardagh has received an Environmental Impact Award
Ardagh Group is a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States and was presented the award for using 100% recycled packaging boxes
"Ardagh Group is not only one of our most environmentally friendly partners, but one that also shares Pratt Industries' long-term commitment to sustainability practices and the environment," said Russell Crummett, Strategic Accounts Manager at Pratt Industries. "We appreciate the fact that Ardagh Group has escalated the value of sustainable packaging in an effort to assist Pratt in its commitment to a zero percent landfill waste initiative."
During 2014, Ardagh Group's Ruston facility purchased nearly 13 million 100% recycled corrugated boxes from Pratt Industries, helping save approximately 18,955 trees, 7.8 million gallons of water and 4.46 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of power.
Similar to the process for glass recycling, Pratt Industries uses a closed loop system, creating no additional waste or by-products. Additionally, Ardagh Group returns its corrugated waste to Pratt Industries for recycling into new corrugated materials.
"As a glass container manufacturer, we realize the significance of recycling and its impact on our environment," said John Riordan, President and CEO of Ardagh Group, Glass - North America. "We strive to promote sustainable practices within our manufacturing facilities, and Ruston's receipt of Pratt's Environmental Impact Award is one example of how we are achieving...



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