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Cork, a great sustainable natural material!

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Cork! It's not just about wine stoppers and wedge shoes. Cork's sustainability and multiple design uses are phenomenal. Cork is the outer bark of a special oak tree. After each harvest the cork tree fully regenerates its precious bark and can be harvested over and over again until the tree reaches approximately 200 years of age. Cork is an amazing material: it's elastic, waterproof, fireproof, and buoyant. Plus, it's sustainable, environmentally friendly, and easily recyclable. Most cork today comes from Portugal. Cork has been used in progressive modern furniture for decades, utilized by some of the greatest figures in the...

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