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During the social distancing and self-isolation precautions for COVID-19 we have temporarily suspended orders for recycled wine corks. The restaurants that are participating in our program have closed and we have no one in Vancouver to fulfill orders. Once it’s safe to resume activities we will be back at it. Thanks for your understanding. Stay safe.
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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 and...
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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 in...
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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 by...
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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 Nomad,...
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