Prent’s Environmental Industry Leadership

Few companies have been more conscious of their environmental stewardship role than Prent. And, we have been recognized numerous times for our early and strong commitment to the environment.

  • Prent President and CEO Joseph Pregont served as the first chairman of the Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Recycling, an industry group advising the Wisconsin Legislature.
  • The city of Flagstaff, AZ, recognized Prent’s pioneering environmental efforts and awarded our Flagstaff production facility with the city’s first Annual Green Ribbon Award for pollution prevention, commitment to the environment, innovative waste reduction and leadership in increasing environmental awareness.
  • Prent won the Wisconsin Governor’s New Product Award for NEWsPAC, a patented cellulose alternative to foam packing peanuts.
  • Prent earned the Business Recycling Leadership Award at the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Ceremony for its recycling and environmental leadership.
  • Prent was honored with the Wisconsin Business Friends of the Environment Award for our waste reduction efforts and employee recycling education.
  • Prent was awarded the “Sustainable Janesville Award” for our nearly half century commitment to the local environment and our industry-leading practices to “Reduce—Reuse—Recycle.”