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Cork Facts

Cali Bamboo was founded to….

– Reduce the effects of global warming on the planet
– Combat habitat loss – the #1 cause of animal extinction

…all by replacing traditional timber with sustainable materials.

And it’s working! Here’s what we’ve accomplished so far.

Trees Saved

By using renewable materials instead of traditional lumber.

387,000+

Pounds of CO2

Absorbed every year from the trees we save annually.

9,288+

Acres of Habitat Saved

From diverting logging in the rainforest, home to thousands of species.

7,740+

Strength & Durability

Why is it Green?

Cork is harvested from the renewable bark of the cork oak tree and is one of the most sustainable materials available. Cork trees are not damaged in the harvest of the wood since only the outer bark is “trimmed” which then grows back completely time and again to allow the cork tree to remain living.

  • Cork material is harvested without killing the tree.
  • Removing the excess cork bark around a tree actually helps promote the health of the tree.
  • The type of cork tree we gather materials from can be harvested at least 20 times in a tree’s lifespan.
  • One of the most green and renewable materials in the world.

A cork oak can live for up to 200 years with harvesting occurring once every nine years or about 20 harvests during a tree’s life – in this manner cork is one of nature´s most renewable resources.

Why Cork?

Designed to complement any hardwood floor, GreenClaimed® corkflooring is ideal for moisture prone areas of the home. Naturally mold and water resistant, these plank and tile floors feature Ceramic Shield Technology™ significantly reducing the appearance of scratches and scuff marks.

Manufactured from reclaimed material from the cork wine bottling industry, GreenClaimed® Cork Flooring is an amazing alternative to traditional hardwood or tile flooring. If you have ever opened a bottle of wine,then you have probably noticed that the cork top has some unique physical properties which translate into an amazingly quiet, comfortable, and durable floor.

  • Naturally mold and water resistant
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Sound and temperature insulating
  • Easy glue-less Click-Lock installation
  • 42.8% pre-consumer recycled content

Sustainable

We use natural and replenishable materials ensuring our global usage will never outpace supply

Recycled

Making products out of recycled materialsmeans less waste inthe land fills and a greener tomorrow.

Reclaimed

We bring a second life to these materials that show their former character and beauty.

Why is it Durable?

GreenClaimed® Ceramic Shield Technology
The latest generation of ready-to-lay cork flooring – The strongest cork floors are now finally available. The unique, abrasion resistant surface is considered the most revolutionary new product in the flooring market. This significantly reduces the appearance of scratches, scuff marks, scoring and rough spots on valuable cork floors.

Perfect for moisture-prone areas of the home
Cork’s natural water resistance makes this product a great place to put in kitchens, bathrooms and any part of the house where moisture could be a problem to normal hardwood flooring

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