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Fred Prins
Fred Prins
Inventor & Founder

Fred Prins, has been in the industry since 1964. He invented Recycle Strip when he saw consumer confusion arise over what is and isn’t recyclable. Always a visionary;

His companies became leaders in processing recovered paper for municipalities, media giants and major corrugated box and folding carton manufacturers.

  1. When the post-consumer recycling era began, Prins founded the largest publicly traded recycling business in the country.
  2. He was named NJ Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst &Young and Merrill Lynch.
  3. He founded Fiber Corporation of America which provided waste audits for major newspapers with the goal of increasing their recycling. The firm was acquired by Cellmark Corporation, a multi-billion-dollar conglomerate in the recycling and supply chain markets.
  4. He served as guest lecturer for 11 years on entrepreneurship at Stern (NYU Graduate School), Fordham Graduate Business Program, Brooklyn Polytechnical Institute.
Fred Prins
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Erik Snyder
Erik Snyder
Director Business Development

Erik Snyder holds an MS Degree in Energy & Sustainability from Northwestern University as well as a BA in Environmental History from The College of New Jersey.
He is overseeing the promotion of Recycle Strip into the sustainability market.

  1. Snyder spent five years in complex consultative sales before finishing his education at Northwestern University.
  2. As a Fellow, he helped a school system incorporate electric buses into their fleet, winning EPA grant approval, collaborating with the school board, business owner, electric utility, and bus/charger manufacturers.
  3. He also developed a business case and strategy for a global pension fund on investing in voluntary carbon/offset markets and nature-based methodologies.

Snyder can be reached at LinkedIn/eriksnyder. Or at [email protected]

Erik Snyder

Recycle Strip makes recycling easy​

The patented strip was invented by recycling pioneer, Fred Prins. It can be affixed to any folding carton or corrugated box.
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