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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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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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Vancouver crafter, Annie Vandergaag, is passionate about her craft. So it's little wonder that she puts her heart into her work.
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Wine cork artist, Conrad Engelhardt, is one of 95 finalists in The Threadneedle Prize for painting & sculpture. The Prize provides experienced and emerging artists with the opportunity to showcase their work… and at £30,000, it is one of the largest art prizes in the UK. Engelhardt’s submission is a diptych portrait of Nobel laureate...
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The neo-impressionists may have used paint, but Conrad Engelhardt prefers wine corks as his medium. His recent works in The Other Art Fair — billed as London’s leading artist-led fair — included pieces such as his 50th year tribute to Marilyn Monroe. Conrad’s colour palette is comprised exclusively of the natural colours imparted to the...
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It should be no surprise that Orofino Vineyards in Cawston, BC was eager to participate in our wine cork recycling program. Founders, John and Virginia Weber are no new-comers to ‘walking the talk’. Visit their vineyards and you may spot evidence of their commitment to sustainability such as their rooftop solar PV and solar water-heating...
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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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Combine talent with 230,000 corks and 28 fourteen-hour days and what do you get? How about a 22′ x 42′ wall mural that pays homage to life in the Mediterranean. Artist Saimir Strati’s art has earned him the title “Master of Mosaics” and also found him a place in the Guinness Records. More photos and...
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