Cork: what is the material we stuff our wine bottles with?

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Cork is also the most environmentally friendly type of bottle stopper as it is a renewable resource. Its alternatives are energy-demanding aluminum screw caps or plastic stoppers, which generate up to 26 times more CO2 per produced piece than a cork stopper. Not to mention that cork can either be composted or even recycled as in the case of the new Mazda electric car, where several surfaces will be covered with recycled cork from wine bottles. via

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