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ALCORKE – Demonstration project for the use of cork waste for the manufacture of children's playgrounds and pavements

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The Institut Català del Suro Foundation promotes a new circular economy project through the recycling of corks called corks ALCORKE. His will is that of give a second life to used corks by collecting them, crushing them and mixing them with glues to use them in tree trunks and playground pavements. The aim of this project, which is promoted thanks to a grant from the Waste Agency of Catalonia for the promotion of circular economy projects, is to reduce the environmental impact and benefits of the scocells sold in the 'actuality by replacing non-renewable raw materials such as gravel or metals with a sustainable 100% material such as cork.