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products developed with recycled cork wine stoppers by university hill secondary school business club
We were happy to provide a thousand corks to the Business club at University Hill Secondary School for their product development initiative. The club developed many home decor products that were sold at craft fairs during the holiday season. Those initial sales netted about $700 which they will use to continue with their product development...
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cork tiles surface bar at Boathouse Restaurant on Kits Beach
As of December 2019, you have helped us divert over 110,000 wine corks from the solid waste stream. That’s over 110 cubic feet of perfectly reusable cork. We are still urging the BC Liquor Distribution Board to collect natural wine stoppers province-wide which would create a constant, sizable material supply stream. That is step one...
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felt glides always fall off
You know those felt glides on the bottom of your chair and table legs that always fall off? Here’s the permanent fix for that problem. You’ll need a hot glue gun, a natural wine cork and a sharp knife. I like to use a serrated bread knife, but any sharp kitchen knife will do. Start...
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nomad restaurant on Main Street, vancouver is a participant in the put a cork in it cork recycling program
We’re glad to have Nomad Restaurant on Main join the program. Nomad describes themselves as “A member of a people or tribe that has no permanent abode but moves about from place to place, usually seasonally and often following a traditional route or circuit according to the state of the pasturage or food supply. At...
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Chambar Restaurant at 568 Beatty Street, Vancouver has just joined the program.  Aside from being one of our favourite Vancouver restaurants, they’re now feeding our supply chain as well as our appetites! Glad to have them aboard.
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Ashlee Parras used her recycled corks to fill different height glass cylinders and perched LED 'tea lights' on top of them. Stylishly simple! Thanks for sharing Ashlee.
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To date, you have helped us divert over 48,000 wine corks from the solid waste stream. That’s over 48 cubic feet of perfectly reusable cork. Thanks!
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We would like to welcome Burdock & Co as the newest participant. Their exceptional wine list is a perfect complement to their great menu. Burdock & Co. serves refined dishes crafted from organic ingredients.
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It’s difficult to keep up with the product ideas coming from Raelene Rozander’s Creative Corkworks. Raelene’s products can be found in a few wineries and a campground in Summerland BC; the Penticton Wine & Tourism Center; and the Penticton Art Gallery.
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Vancouver Island crafter, Raelene Rozander, is making these great coasters from our recycled wine corks.
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