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2014-04-18 08:21:29

Details about the contest are available online at CorkFloorDesign.com NEW YORK, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globus Cork Inc. has announced the winner of its 1(st) Annual Globus Cork Floor Design Competition. Ms. Carlotta Valsecchi, a student at the NY School of Interior Design (NYSID) is this year's winner. Ms. Valsecchi is in her final year of the BFA Interior Design program at NYSID. Globus Cork Vice President Jennifer Biscoe said, "We're happy to congratulate Ms. Valsecchi on...

2014-04-16 08:24:21

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork (www.100percentcork.org), a global campaign to raise awareness of cork's environmental benefits, today announced that it is launching a social media campaign in honor of Earth Day to help plant cork oak saplings in Melgaco, Portugal. The campaign is being run in partnership with two projects (Common Forest and Green Cork) of Portugal's biggest environmental organization, QUERCUS-Associacao Nacional de Conservacao da Natureza. Cork...

2014-04-02 12:33:27

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Every time you buy a bottle of wine sealed with a natural cork stopper, you're helping to sustain one of the world's most biodiverse forests and protect an extraordinary ecosystem. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96466) While it might seem counterintuitive, the best way to ensure that there is no shortage of cork is to use more cork. That is because the greater the demand for cork, the greater the economic...

2014-01-21 08:28:27

Selected Wineries that Use Cork to be Provided with Range of Powerful Marketing Tools to Promote their Brands NAPA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork, the movement to educate wine drinkers and wine makers about the social, technical and environmental benefits of natural cork, is launching a new campaign to show all wineries how they can increase their revenues and market share by sealing their bottles with natural cork. (Logo:...

2013-10-29 08:26:53

SOLE Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Create First-Ever Carbon-Negative Footwear VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLE, together with ReCORK, are launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the first-ever carbon-negative footwear. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131029/LA05994) The footwear is made primarily from recycled wine corks. "Natural cork is already one of the world's most sustainable and environmentally friendly products," said Mike...

2013-01-27 23:02:29

Globus Cork is offering a major discount on its colored 100% cork flooring tiles for all victims of the recent Sandy Storm that affected the New York region. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2013 Globus Cork Inc announced that it is offering a major discount on its colored 100% cork tiles for all victims of the major Sandy Storm that affected the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut coastal communities. Globus Cork is actively supporting the rebuilding of affected communities in its region....

2012-02-09 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, natural cork will be in the spotlight at the GRAMMY Awards.® Maintaining its commitment to sustainability, the 54th GRAMMY Awards will host two events featuring wines sealed exclusively with natural cork and will recycle the closures. Natural cork is biodegradable, recyclable and sustainable, and its use encourages the stewardship of cork oak forests that offset carbon pollution. The awards show will take place...

2011-12-02 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Winemakers who want to lighten their carbon footprint have yet another reason to seal their wine with natural cork, 100% Cork announced today. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/MM65231</font>) (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111202/NY16018</font>) The International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) is now encouraging...

2011-07-07 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork today announced that its campaign to educate wine consumers about the technical, social and environmental benefits of natural cork wine closures has achieved a number of significant milestones during its first year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/MM65231 ) The campaign's Facebook page has surpassed 50,000 fans to become one of the top wine-related social media communities. Coverage of the 100% Cork campaign by...

2011-04-27 11:07:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Day in New York City turned out to be a banner day for the 100% Cork campaign, as hundreds of visitors to Times Square stopped by the campaign's booth to learn about natural cork's environmental, social and economic benefits and to sign the pledge to use only wine closed with natural cork. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/MM65231 ) More than 200 visitors (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKcFSkm5QPQ) signed the 100% Cork...