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Lecta and Cultural Activities for Children and Young Adults
Sustainability

Lecta and Cultural Activities for Children and Young Adults

2/29/2016 12:00 AM

​​​Flic is a yearly festival of experiences and creativity that encourages families to enjoy literature and the arts, with a focus on innovating and experimenting with cultural formats. The theme of the sixth edition of Flic, celebrated in Barcelona and Madrid, was travel and adventure literature, under the slogan "Be adventurous with your literature".​

Lecta and its CreatorUrban product line were present at the festival, which is recognized internationally for its artistic quality and its impact on the literary environment. This initiative reaffirms Lecta's commitment to supporting creative work and its contribution to the personal, social and cultural development of new generations.

For more information about Lecta's numerous actions as a socially responsible company, please visit the sustainability section at www.lect​a.com

 

 

Lecta Publishes Its 2020 Environmental Report<p> <br> </p><p> <strong>The report details progress and improvements to help create a more sustainable world.</strong></p><p>Lecta has published its new <a href="https://cmspro.lecta.com/DownloadAreaDocuments/LectaEnvironmentalReport2020.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>2020 Environmental Report</strong></a>, highlighting actions and improvements carried out over the last two years. As a responsible company firmly committed to sustainability, minimizing our environmental footprint is one of our main objectives.</p><p>In a year marked by the devastating impact of the pandemic and the consequent loss of production efficiency, the new report shows how the primary environmental goals of this period were still achieved. It further defines new commitments for the future and an overall goal to return to the extraordinarily positive trends in our environmental parameters prior to COVID-19.</p><p>The report also underscores the considerable organizational effort made in response to the pandemic to ensure to the greatest degree possible the health and safety of everyone who is part of Lecta, while maintaining operations and service to our customers, who serve essential market segments.</p><p>New environmental improvement projects and investments, totaling more than 89 million euros over the last ten years, will allow Lecta to continue making progress in making its manufacturing processes more efficient and optimizing its responsible use of natural resources.</p><p>In addition, our constant search for new innovative products and solutions based on natural, renewable raw materials enables Lecta to firmly renew our commitment to creating a more sustainable world.</p><p>Lecta’s new Environmental Report is available in English in the <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=ab4fa7a3-0634-4500-936f-c564acc72d36&TermSetId=df97ac4b-f748-499e-bb14-37fe224b64ce&TermId=c044583c-5715-4243-94de-092ecb209a63"><b>Sustainability</b> </a> section at <a href="/en">www.lecta.com</a> for all customers, suppliers, employees and stakeholders interested in learning more about our progress.<br></p><div> <br> </div><br>7/6/2021 9:00:00 AMhttps://www.lecta.com/en/news/Pages/Lecta-Publishes-Its-2020-Environmental-Report.aspxLecta Publishes Its 2020 Environmental Report
EraCup Natural by Lecta: the Natural, Recyclable Choice for Paper Cups<p>​</p><p> <strong>The first product in Lecta’s new polyethylene-free “Era” range of nature-friendly packaging.</strong></p><p>Taking inspiration from nature, Lecta presents <strong><a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=ab4fa7a3-0634-4500-936f-c564acc72d36&TermSetId=df97ac4b-f748-499e-bb14-37fe224b64ce&TermId=54537851-b13d-4703-868d-53b0b3b3250a"><strong>EraCup Natural</strong></a>,</strong> a totally recyclable, biodegradable and polyethylene-free paper-based solution for single-use cups. EraCup Natural is the first product in Lecta’s new range of functional papers for <strong>nature-friendly</strong> packaging aligned with responsible consumption habits in which each decision matters.</p><p>Manufactured under the most rigorous environmental and food safety certifications, Lecta’s new paper-based EraCup Natural solution is based on a proprietary process that is both polyethylene and bioplastic free. Its unique composition allows the paper to be recycled in standard paper recycling circuits after having been converted and used.<br></p><p>EraCup Natural is a SBB paperboard manufactured with pulp from certified sources, available in substances from 170 g/m² up to 380 g/m². It has an uncoated outer face, with a smooth, natural finish suitable for high-quality flexography and offset printing. The inside is covered with a sealable aqueous dispersion that guarantees the manufacture of liguid-tight paper cups. In addition, this paper-based solution allows for significant energy savings since cups made with EraCup Natural require lower sealing temperatures compared to those manufactured with current polyethylene materials.</p><p>EraCup Natural, with properties that make it ideal for hot and cold beverage cups as well as on-the-go disposable containers, is adapted to consumer habits in a new more environment-friendly era.</p><p>The EraCup range represents an advance for Lecta on its path towards developing more sustainable solutions that protect the environment and are wholly aligned with its diversification strategy and the transformation of the Company within the specialty paper market.</p><p>“Our technology center and our innovation team, along with the specialized technicians at our mills, have worked on the development of new functional and environment-friendly papers. Today, after extensive, successful testing in different European markets, we are proud to be able to launch EraCup Natural, an innovative product that offers clear advantages from a sustainability point of view,” says Santiago Tesi, Marketing & Innovation Director at Lecta.</p><p>Choose EraCup Natural, the totally recyclable paper-based solution for cups, specially designed to protect nature and promote a circular economy. Each small choice is a big step towards creating a better world.</p><p>For more information about EraCup Natural and Lecta's full product portfolio, please visit <a href="http://www.lecta.com/en" style="text-decoration-line:underline;">www.lecta.com</a>.</p><div> <br> </div><br>6/29/2021 6:00:00 AMhttps://www.lecta.com/en/news/Pages/EraCup-Natural-by-Lecta-the-Natural-Recyclable-Choice-for-Paper-Cups.aspxEraCup Natural by Lecta: the Natural, Recyclable Choice for Paper Cups