Environmental Advantages of Cork

Natural Cork flooring is a matter of increasing importance to consumers and retailers, especially in Europe and the United States.
Natural Cork flooring is natural, biodegradable, renewable and recyclable.
Each part of the cork tree serves an ecological or economic purpose and almost nothing is wasted.
Unlike alternative closures, cork stoppers require little energy in production and capture greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.
Cork forests not only contribute to a mixed agrarian economy that has sustained farmers for many centuries
but also support a unique and fragile ecology that provides a habitat for endangered species.
The cork oak helps protect the soil from desertification and is well suited to the hot, arid conditions of
southern Portugal. It is far less susceptible to the wildfires that ravage eucalypt and pine forests in the north of the country from time to time.
Natural Cork flooring is made from the bark of cork oak trees, which can be harvested without causing harm to the trees. The bark regenerates over time, making cork a renewable and sustainable resource.
Natural Cork flooring Naturcork and Green Flow also helps to attain LEED score.
Cork , the outer bark of the cork tree, QUERCUS SUBER L, is a vegetable fabric formed by millions of micro-cells, which are filled with a gaseous mixture identical to air.

Why We Should Use Cork?

Besides being an eco-friendly product, Cork flooring provides the most beautiful flooring available that combines ease of maintenance, beauty, functionality and environmental sensitivity together.