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Recycling Old Clothing and Fashion Accessories

Recycling Old Clothing and Fashion Accessories

Below we have gathered a list or recycling resources for your old clothing and accessories.  Remember to reuse first, and recycle second. Blue Jea...

Go natural with your corks - it’s more sustainable.

Go natural with your corks - it’s more sustainable.

If you drink wine, you probably have noticed that not all corks look or feel the same.  There are ones made from natural cork, synthetic plastic co...

The Cork Economy

The Cork Economy

Cork forests, known as Montados, provide great social and economic value.  The majority of cork production, which is close to 70%, is used in the ...

Harvested Cork Removes Additional Carbon Dioxide

Harvested Cork Removes Additional Carbon Dioxide

Did you know? Cork oak trees are considered carbon fixers.  What are carbon fixers? Like other trees, cork trees convert CO2 into oxygen through ...

Cork’s Sustainable Harvesting Process

Cork’s Sustainable Harvesting Process

The Harvest Cork harvesting is a timely yet sustainable process.  It takes roughly  25 years for cork oak trees to produce usable cork.   Each tree...

Cork Craft Ideas: Halloween Edition

Cork Craft Ideas: Halloween Edition

Halloween is just around the corner, so we decided to share just a few ways to turn those old cork stoppers into fun holiday crafts. 1. Cork Pumpki...

A Little About Cork: A Sustainable Resource

A Little About Cork: A Sustainable Resource

Cork leather is made from the bark of the cork oak tree, Quercus suber. The bark is a renewable, natural, and sustainable material that is supporte...

Cork throughout History

Cork throughout History

The history of cork use dates back thousands of years. Evidence has been found in ancient Egyptian tombs and across the mediterranean in Rome and...