Save a Tree Buy CORK
Replace Leather use cork
What is cork?
Cork is the bark of a cork-oak-tree
The cork bark is carefully hand removed, in a way that does not harm the tree for the next harvesting.
This process is repeatedly every 9-12 years and helps the tree to grow big and be healthy.
A Cork oak tree can live more than 200 years old.
What makes Cork Special?
keeps growing back from the tree therefore is a renewable resource
cork is biodegradable so it will decompose into soil.
comes from one of the best trees to grow:
An OAK tree.
WHY CORK FABRIC?
Cork fabric can sustainably replace leather,
in fact when you use cork to make: bags, purses and other leather items, you have an extra advantage of corks lighter height and washing easiness.
to make fabric out of cork, we cut the prepared bark into fine layers and place it on top of fabric, paper or canvas.
Cork is the green leather
Similar to Leather
Better than Leather
Other Curious Properties
Where the best cork comes from?
Portugal is the country with the best and higher production of cork in the world, this is because of its particular climate and strict protective laws.