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Labrenta goes green

The climate change, the air pollution, the waste issue, are just a few of the problems which strain our planet and for whom we have to find alternative and efficient solutions.
Born as a company which uses raw materials as cork is, Labrenta knows how the environment respect is important and is aware of its commitment to the earth.
That is why in 2010 the Greencork project is born, to transform this awareness into actions with the aim of starting a steps approach which guides our strategy.
We have a green soul which we will continue to feed thanks to our innovations and to the commitments we assumed towards the earth's safeguard.
2010: Greencorks

2010: Greencorks

In collaboration with the architecture studio MCA & Partners, a line of furnishing made entirely with recycled cork closures is born. Aesthetic quality and environmental quality make the Greencorks collection unique in the eco-design panorama. 

 

2011: The carbon fooprint

2011: The carbon fooprint

In partnership with the Politecnico of Milano a study is been conducted in order to determine the greenhouse gas emissions of a synthetic cork cap and a natural cork one.
Thanks to this study Labrenta is today able to propose, on request, specific products with compensated CO2 emissions.
2012: The photovoltaic system

2012: The photovoltaic system

The installation of a photovoltaic system of 100 kilowatt contributes for the 30% to the company's electricity daytime needs. This energy is produced in a clean and renewable way. This is one of the best eco-friendly system of energetic production because the energy produced doesn't cause pollution.
2013: The recycle

2013: The recycle

Improvement actions within the company have led to recycling a percentage of the 99,8 of the process waste, through their continuous reintroduction into the production cycle.
2014: Moulding plants

2014: Moulding plants

The purchase of new plants and the replacement of the obsolete ones, allowed us to move from oledynamic plants to full electric ones, achieving an energy save of the 40% thanks to a less consumption as well as a better movements precision for a better production cycle.
2015: NGS Bio

2015: NGS Bio

We realized the first T-shape completely biodegradable and compostable, made with an innovative material composed of natural origin substance and assembled thanks to the ultrasound technology called NGS- No Glue System. A closure that at the end of its lifecycle will be again nature.
2016: IED lightning

2016: IED lightning

The change of our lightning system carries with it different advantages: energy save, less heat dispersion, low power operation and better lifespan.
2017: Packaging Revolution

2017: Packaging Revolution

The change of the packaging used to send our products has allowed us not only to optimize shipments but above all to save the material utilized in the composition of the same.
2018: FSC® Certification

2018: FSC® Certification

We achieved the FSC® Certification, to guarantee part of our wooden products' provenance, wood that comes from forests managed in a correct and responsible way, according to rigorous environmental, social and economic standard, which are established and approved by the Forest Stewardship Council.
TO BE CONTINUED...

TO BE CONTINUED...

2019: presentation of a new and revolutionary NGS assembly system designed for the spirits market.

2020: working with more natural materials and therefore recyclable with the consequent reduction of those of fossil origin.

... we want to become a reference company for green closures, both for wine bottle closures and spirits bottle cork