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Articles 14 . Nov . 2018
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Everything begins in Nature

Cork is a natural, 100% biodegradable, recyclable, renewable raw material obtained from the cork oak tree (Quercus Suber L.). This oak species whose bark (cork) regenerates itself is mainly found in Southern Mediterranean countries and North Africa, and has an average lifetime of 200 years. Portugal is the leading cork…

Articles 31 . May . 2021
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Nature as our starting point

The contribution of cork oak forests and cork to biodiversity preservation

28 . Jun . 2021
Sustainable by nature

Nature as the starting point for a sustainable future

Case Studies 02 . Jul . 2021
Case Studies
Corkeen as the choice that promotes the value of nature

The landscape architecture firm, Edge, has designed a playground using the Corkeen system in the heart of the city park in Skanör, in the municipality of Vellinge. This children's playground is located in the city park in Skanör, close to a cluster of pedestrian paths. The landscape architecture firm, Edge, was chosen…

30 . Nov . 2020
Bringing nature back into play

One system, one mission: create safe and sustainable playgrounds for everyone to play in.

News 05 . Apr . 2022
Case Studies 02 . Dec . 2020
Case Studies
Playing in harmony with nature

Surrounded by green, this playground in the city of Varberg, Sweden, uses the Corkeen system as an impact-absorbing surface, creating a safe space where children can let their imagination run wild. The project was developed by KPLN Design AB in partnership with the Corkeen brand master for the Swedish market, Nordic S…

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Case Studies 22 . Jul . 2022
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A safe, healthy and closer to nature solution

The municipality of Warsaw chose the Corkeen system for the resurfacing of a small playground located in one of the school and kindergarten complexes in the residential district of Wawer. The old safety floor, produced in EPDM/SBR, was fairly degraded and the municipality was looking for a safe, sustainable and accessi…

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
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Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
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25 . Oct . 2016
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26 . Jul . 2017
No harmful substances

The Corkeen system incorporates 90% natural cork, totally free from all types of toxins and chemicals such as heavy metals, EDC, T-COV, formaldehyde or PAH.   In addition, unlike many fall protection materials, it does not contain plastic and rubber granules that could end up being released into the ecosystem and pollu…

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
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Which endangered species depend on the cork oak forest?

The most endangered species is the Iberian lynx, only found in Portugal and Spain and considered to be critically endangered. According to the WWF - World Wild Fund for Nature, the total number of surviving Iberian lynx in these two countries is lower than 150 adult individuals. Among the endangered species of the Medi…

07 . Jun . 2021
Corkeen, the innovative and ecological solution for children’s playgrounds

Corkeen by Amorim is a Corticeira Amorim company, specialized in fall protection surfaces for playgrounds and outdoor play spaces. Produced with cork, a 100% natural, recyclable and renewable raw material, Corkeen combines sustainability, accessibility and safety credentials, harmoniously merging the concepts of Commun…

News 21 . Sep . 2022
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Playing is about exploring the world. Growing up. Building the future. All children deserve to play in safe, healthy outdoor spaces, in harmony with nature. Corkeen is an innovative solution produced from cork, a 100 % natural, recyclable and renewable raw material, to create retained fall systems for playgrounds. Deve…

Case Studies 10 . Nov . 2022
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Comfort and safety in an open-air maintenance circuit

Park4all is a new sports and leisure park, located in the commune of Châtel-St-Denis, Switzerland. It encompasses technical mountain bike courses, a running trail (Finnish track) and a maintenance circuit. The association that manages the park, chose the Corkeen Play system as the safety flooring surface for the mainte…

Case Studies 12 . Oct . 2022
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Corkeen and the Eden Project – The perfect match

The Eden Project is a large botanical garden and environmental center, located in Cornwall, UK. With an area of about 13 hectares, it has two large dome-shaped greenhouses, which recreate the natural biomes of the tropical forest and the Mediterranean climate, housing thousands of species of plants from throughout the…

12 . Jul . 2021
Going toward the goal of carbon neutrality in the cities, how does this subject affect your expertise area?

This matter must call us all, without exception, to action. It is a global objective and only with the involvement of each person, we can rescue the future of humanity. As cities are the main ecosystem where humanity faces this challenge in the immediate future, namely due to the concentration of the population and the…

27 . Sep . 2016
Privacy Policy

Corkeen Global, Lda. Commitment The protection of privacy and personal data is a fundamental commitment of Corkeen Global, Lda. to the customers ("Customers") of its products and services. Corkeen Global, Lda. (Corticeira Amorim) advises you to read this Privacy Policy and its updates.   Responsible for data process…

23 . May . 2018
Privacy Date

1- Corkeen Global, Lda. (Corticeira Amorim) undertaking Corkeen Global, Lda. (Corticeira Amorim) makes a fundamental commitment to its Stakeholders to uphold their privacy and protect their personal data. Corkeen Global, Lda. (Corticeira Amorim) encourages you to read this Privacy Policy and its respective updates. 2-…

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