Cork - Natural, 100 % Green, Sustainable Product

Cork is the name given to the house of the cork oak (Quercus Suber L.), a tree that is essentially in the Western Mediterranean, forming settlements called mounted.

The Mounted is a well-established landscape in Portugal , represented about 21% of the national forest area and more than 50% of the world's cork.

Among the many unique features that distinguish it from other trees of its kind , stands the power to naturally regenerate your home.

The act of extracting the cork from the cork oak is a very delicate operation that meets legal standards of the time, frequency , intensity and type.

The stripping is performed only by experienced professionals , at intervals of nine years , and does not cause any damage to the tree. The cork oak is not cut or damaged to be able to extract the cork.

Cork is a material 100% natural, reusable and recyclable . The cork have unique characteristics that allow a remarkable CO2 fixation . It is estimated that the fixed cork oak forest to 14 million tons of CO2 per year.

Because there is no future without people , the cork industry is a real social, environmental and economic pillar for millions of inhabitants of the western Mediterranean. Thanks to the Mounted on cork products can ensure the sustainability and therefore the preservation of species of fauna and flora that live there , as well as the guarantor of local populations.