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Now you can buy boxes of 100 or boxes of 1,000 recycled wine corks on-line for delivery to Canadian destinations. We can also ship to destinations outside Canada. Please email us to make arrangements.
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We want to welcome Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna as our most recent participant in our wine cork recycling program. Previously our northern-most location was the Vinegar Works in Summerland. Now all you Kelowna wine lovers can return all those corks you’ve been saving much closer to home. And, since you’re already at a great...
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Great video clearly shows the harvesting process. Cork trees are first harvested when they are about 20 years old. They can be reharvested every nine years or so. In this video you’ll see workers painting a large white “9” on the trunk after the bark has been stripped. This is the year (2009) that the...
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Pretty amazing combination of hi-touch (and hi-risk), hands-on operations combined with some very sophisticated computerized quality control scanning and sorting.
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As covered in our previous post, Conrad Engelhardt, was one of 95 finalists in the Threadneedle Prize — one of the UK’s largest art prize competitions. Last night, no one was more surprised (and delighted) than Conrad to learn that he was the recipient of the Visitors’ Choice Award – the result of ~15,000 votes....
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We’re not talking about leaky dikes. Lukas van Eeden and Sebastiaan Herbschleb, two young entrepreneurs in Amstardam are launching the Netherlands Put A Cork In It wine cork recycling program. We are sharing our program branding and they are coordinating the Dutch translations and production of the counter-top collection containers. As soon as that is...
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This September, in collaboration with Cork It, we shipped 16.7 cubic feet of corks to Emily Carr University for use in their industrial design faculty’s “New Wood Materials” class. We’re hoping that all the bright young minds in ECU’s Industrial Design program will develop products and processes that allow us to reprocess our recycled corks right...
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We know that Vancouver’s North Shore is home to some of the best-stocked wine cellars and it breaks our hearts to think of all those used wine corks with no where to go. To remedy the situation, we would like to welcome 2 new participants to the program — Libation Liquor Store in Dundarave and...
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We’d like to welcome our newest participant, Liberty Wine Merchants on Commercial Drive! If you haven’t had a chance to visit, be sure to check out their great new location at 1622 Commercial Drive. Their beautiful new millwork holds a great selection of unique wines. And, in step with reducing their environmental footprint through measures...
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Award-winning broadcaster, Dave Gerry interviews Ian McSorley about the Put A Cork In It wine cork recycling program in Vancouver BC. In this video, he also interviews Gina Ness, manager of Havana Restaurant on Commercial Drive — one of the original participants in the program — and catches their bartenders shooting corks into our container....
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