Cork is valuable natural resource that should not be thrown in the landfill. There are several campaigns now that are bringing attention to the fact that cork can be productively (re)used in a many ways. And to the fact that the renewable cork forests of the world help retain a critical amount of CO2 in the Mediterranean cork forests.
CORK PROGRAM PARTNERS
• educate restaurants and public that cork is a valuable and sustainable resourse
• facilitate the collection and distribution of cork
• partner with wine distributors to
• partner with local artists and artisans to help bring exposure
VinLux Transport - VinLux provides concierge service in storing and handling wine deliveries in California. Commitment to Green Operation.
ReCORK America - Natural Cork Recycling. Get Involved!
LINKS & INFO
Portuguese Cork Association - APCOR - Everything you wanted to know about cork.
Amorim and their Recork America Campaign
Cork Tree Creative - St. Louis program that recycles wine corks into LEED Certified building materials such as cork tiles and partitions.
Dr. Vino - Cork dork: Ten cool things to do with leftover wine corks.
100% Cork Campaign - Sign the pledge to buy only real cork closures as the only organic, biodegradable and renewable choice.
SIP: Wineries Uncork Recycling Effort: (3/27) ABC News, Michelle Locke; AP Press Writer. Something fresh is popping up in wine country, a save-the-cork effort that puts a new twist on recycling.
Cork Facts - The Natural Choice.
Corkies of Napa Valley - Great products made from wine corks.
Anthropologie Window Displays - The boutique teams up with Kendall-Jackson winery to create some fantastic exhibits. Check it out!
CORK PROCEDURES for Restaurants.