Loto-Québec, the provincial lottery operator headquartered in Montreal, and Scientific Games, the American gambling products and services provider, have announced that they were granted a prestigious Gutenberg Award at the 40th Annual Gala Gutenberg.
The Gutenberg Awards have been given out each year for the past few decades by the Québec printing industry, recognizing the talent and creativity of the professionals in this sector. For 2022, the Gutenberg Awards added an awards category focused on sustainability with reusable and recyclable products.
That gave Loto-Québec and Scientific Games the opportunity to win, because the two partners have launched the Folie des plantes (Plant Madness) game, which is produced entirely on recyclable paper.
In fact, Plant Madness is one of the first lottery instant games in the world to be produced on 100% recyclable fiber. The game is the result of plenty of work and research as it was developed after five years of testing.
The product was made in Montreal, at the production facility owned by Scientific Games in Québec, using water-based inks on recycled paper. Forest Stewardship Council-certified paper was also used, supplied by Sustana Group, a sustainable paper company from Québec.
Since the premiere of Plant Madness, another four 100% recyclable Loto-Québec games have been produced by Scientific Games: Évasion (Escape), Code secret (Secret Code), SLINGO 10X, and C’est quoi ton signe? (What’s Your Sign?).