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Articles 13 . Dec . 2017
Amorim ECO21dB and the circular economy

Amorim Cork Composites has always defined its products and services to minimise waste, avoiding the “me-too” commodity game, while ensuring an adequate response to the latest market trends. Amorim ECO21dB is the result of market inputs (in performance terms), the company’s DNA (the core raw material) and the company’s…

Blog 16 . Sep . 2019
Circular economy: join this cycle

Natural, renewable and recyclable, cork is a safe choice for those who care about the future of the planet.

24 . Apr . 2019
Cork Inside and Circular Economy

Nothing is wasted. Everything is valued.Several products with Cork Inside seal incorporate by products from other industries (industrial symbiosis) such as foams and other polymers from the footwear, automotive and packaging industries. Blending cork with these materials, we give new life to materials that would otherw…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
New materials, new processes, more circular economy

"Nothing is wasted, everything is valued"

Porquê a Cortiça? 19 . Feb . 2021
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Circular Economy: A waste free future

To protect the future we need to rethink the way that we see waste. At Amorim Cork Composites, we aim to develop a circular future, transforming what was previously considered to be waste into new creative opportunities. We combine cork with surplus products from other industries and this helps us to develop solutions…

01 . Aug . 2017
Circular Economy

Amorim Cork Composites has always been committed to ensuring the transition from a linear economy of “take, make and dispose” to a circular economy.

Blog 07 . Jan . 2020
New products, more circular economy

Waste from industries such as footwear, packaging, automobile or upholstery production are some of the non-cork materials that we incorporate in Go4cork products. We chose them because, in addition to enhancing the benefits of cork, they allow us to give new life to materials that would otherwise be destined for the la…

Notícias 02 . Nov . 2020
Circular economy: by-products from other industries take on a new life at Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites has always been committed to ensuring the transition from the linear economy which is based on the "take, make, waste" paradigm, to the circular economy - where nothing is wasted, everything is valued.

12 . Apr . 2021
18 . Nov . 2020
14 . Sep . 2017
Developing sustainable solutions for sport systems from a green or circular economy.

Amorim Cork Composites offers the perfect solutions for sport surfaces that require high resilience, as well as user comfort and safety. Gyms, tartan race tracks, stadiums and other sports centeres are already using our solutions as a final floor or as part of a floor system with more complex requirements, such as arti…

25 . Jul . 2017
Acousticork Underscreed U36

U36 takes sustainability and the focus on the circular economy to another level. It is made of cork, a natural and reusable raw material, with post-production circular economy materials and no rubber, to address one of the most critical problems today: noise.

News 20 . Nov . 2019
Performance, sustainability and a focus on the circular economy are the main features of U38 - the latest Acousticork underscreed, developed…

Produced from cork and recycled polyethylene foam, U38 innovatively combines the acoustic and load-bearing capacities of foam-based underscreeds with cork's resilience and environmental credentials. The pre-attached PE foil raises the tensile strength of the underscreed as well as it will allow cut costs by eliminating…

05 . Jul . 2018
From a linear “take, make, dispose” economic model to a circular economy more sustainable and viable alternative.

This type of product should be considered anywhere traditional resilient flooring is used, but especially where extreme use and abuse is present. Here are some typical applications:

Artigos 13 . Aug . 2018
Environmental Sustainability

100% natural, reusable and recyclable, cork is one of the most versatile materials in the world, from an environmental, social or economic perspective. In addition to cork, all materials used in the production of our underlays are based on the concept of the circular economy. Therefore when looking for a solution that…

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
Circular forever

Amorim Cork Composites, founded in 1963 by Corticeira Amorim and manager of the Go4cork brand, is an exemplary model of circular economy. The company came into being to extract value from cork not used by the wine cork industry and recycle used wine corks. Since then, it has progressively expanded its circular profile,…

28 . Mar . 2018
Cork-based solutions: one of the main pathways for development

The museum structure itself attracts at least as much attention as the art works on display. It is a spectacular building carved out of former grain silos, dating back to 1920, which now house the Zeitz Museum and a 28-room boutique luxury hotel designed by the renowned UK architect, Thomas Heatherwick. In today’s worl…

News 31 . Oct . 2018
Market focus

With a total area of 850 m2, the new facility is located next to the main premises of Amorim Cork Composites. The i.cork factory will develop its activity in line with the market, seeking to create solutions that can respond to the needs of various business sectors - always with cork and the circular economy at the epi…

25 . Jul . 2017
Urbanisation is a megatrend, one of the major pathways of development.

With it, the importance of quality acoustic environments for human well-being continues to grow. People around the globe are more aware of the impact that acoustics have on their daily lives and expect higher quality acoustic experiences. On the other hand, trends in sustainability, recycling and the circular economy r…

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019

Let us introduce you to Go4cork, a new brand of DIY cork products created especially for people who are always thinking of the next project for renovating or decorating their house or office, but are also concerned with the environment and value responsible consumption. With Go4cork it’s so easy to make small changes o…

Blog 04 . Dec . 2019
Cork for a naturally-inspired environment

If you have doubts about which material to choose for your office, choose cork. In addition to being functional and visually appealing, cork accessories also have the advantage of introducing an element of natural origin to your office, creating a mild and quiet environment that invites you to work. In this article, fi…

Blog 04 . Dec . 2019
Go4cork: memo boards for all tastes

Made of cork, magnetic, designed for writing with chalk, with maps included... There are many Go4cork memo board options. And there's definitely one that fits your needs. Cork memo boards In naturally-colored cork with a pine or grey frame, these are the most traditional choice and suit any environment, whether it’s a…


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