Why go Cork?

Where does it come from? Cork comes from the bark of the cork oak tree (Quercus suber) which gets harvested once the tree has matured 25yrs. This process occurs every 9 years which leaves the tree undamaged and able to regrow new bark. These trees primarily grow in countries that run along the coast of Read More …

what’s the deal with VOC’s

What are VOC’s? VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) are a group of carbon-based chemicals which evaporate (off-gas) easily at room temperature, most commonly benzene, acetone, ethylene glycol, formaldehyde, methylene chloride, perchloroethylene, toluene, xylene, and 1,3-butadiene. They can be found in paints, solvents, upholstery fabrics, carpets, adhesives, varnishes, vinyl floors, cleaning chemicals, air fresheners, cosmetics, etc.. These Read More …