Ep 1. Replacing Leather and Plastic with Cork – Vasco Carto

In this episode we meet Vasco Carto, the man behind Cork Crafts.

We'll be covering:

  • Vasco's background, from Portugal to County Cork.
  • How cork products are made, from tree to shelf.
  • How cork compares to leather.
  • The unsustainable side of the cork industry: illegal labour and cheap production
  • How to diffrenciate between 'counterfeit' cork and legitimate, sustainable cork.

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Ceara x

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An Introduction to Book of Leaves

Hello and welcome to the very first episode of Book of Leaves! This episode goes into a little about me, why I started this podcast and what kind of areas we'll be covering.

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