A lot of corks will be popping this evening, you may want to think about some creative recycling! An Ontario company specializes in the recycling of natural cork.
Jelinek Cork Group has been supplying cork flooring throughout the world for many decades. Today the company remains the oldest existing supplier of cork floors and other related cork products. With the many years of experience in the cork flooring business and through innovative research in design, technology, and production Jelinek cork flooring continues to be recognized for excellent quality, innovation, uniqueness and choice. Many Jelinek cork flooring installations made in the mid 1950’s are still in excellent condition today.
In keeping environmental and natural products in the forefront, Jelinek Cork Group was one of the founders of an innovative wine cork collection & recycling initiative. Hundreds of thousands of used wine corks are collected each year. Jelinek recycles these corks and uses them (among other products) in the production of some of the cork flooring, described below.
There are numerous reasons which make Jelinek cork flooring the ideal floor covering whether for residential, commercial, or industrial purposes:
- environmentally friendly natural flooring
- produced from renewable resource
- soft & warm
- underfoot comfort
- prolonged standing is fatigue free
- helps reduce aching of hips, knees, feet, and back
- excellent insulator
- water resistant
- does not entrap dirt or fungi
- excellent indentation recovery
- easy to maintain
- wide selection of patterns, colors, and designs
- long life with little care
- easy installation
- sound absorbing and insulating
Source: Jelinek Cork Group
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