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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. Great...
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We are pleased to announce that we now have our first 3 participants in the Penticton area of the Okanagan. You can now drop your used wine corks off at Soaring Eagle Winery at 1751 Naramata Road, Penticton; Campbell Mountain Landfill at 901 Spiller Road, Penticton; or Valentine Farm, 10216 Gould Ave, Summerland. Rumour has it...
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While munching a slice of pizza on the Drive last week, my friend said, “Hey, Put a Cork In It is in the Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver list. Check it out!” If you take a look at page 43 or scroll about half way down on their Contributors Picks page you’ll see “Best use of...
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The Boathouse Restaurant at Kits Beach has a bar that is faced with cork ’tile’ discs. This is a beautiful example of the exact appearance of the process we are currently in search of shearing equipment for. These natural cork discs are applied to a mesh backing sheet similar to ceramic tiles that are supplied by...
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We have sourced a Vancouver, BC tile manufacturer that has the capacity to assemble sheets of cork tiles similar to the test sample you see here. These prototype discs were manually cut with a sharp kitchen knife and glued to drywall patching mesh with a hot glue gun. They were sanded with an orbital sander and...
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