As people pay more and more attention to environmental protection issues, more and more people begin to choose environmentally friendly materials to build their own home environment. Cork plank is a very environmentally friendly material. It is made of tree bark. It not only has good environmental performance, but also has good sound insulation, heat insulation, fire prevention, waterproof, and earthquake resistance. Due to its excellent environmental protection performance and use effect, Cork Board has become one of the important materials in the fields of construction, decoration and furniture.

Choose environmentally friendly materials, start from yourself: Cork Board’s sustainable development path插图

What are the advantages of Cork Board?

Cork plank is an environmentally friendly material made of bark. Compared with traditional wood or man-made boards, Cork Board has the following advantages:

  • Environmental protection: Cork Board is a renewable and recyclable material, no harmful substances will be produced during the production process, and there will be no pollution to the environment.
  • Lightweight: Cork plank has a lower density than wood, so it is lightweight and easy to handle and install, while also reducing the weight burden on the building.
  • Sound insulation and heat insulation: Cork Board has good sound insulation and heat insulation performance, which can effectively reduce the transmission of noise and heat, making the indoor environment quieter and more comfortable.
  • Waterproof and fireproof: Cork Board has strong waterproof and fireproof performance, especially suitable for wet environments such as kitchens and bathrooms.

 

Cork Board’s Road to sustainable development

Cork Board is a sustainable and environmentally friendly material because it is produced and used in an environmentally friendly manner. The production process of Cork Board is mainly divided into the following steps:

  • Bark collection: The raw material of Cork plank is bark. The process of collecting bark will not harm the tree itself, so it will not affect the ecological balance of the forest.
  • Washing and drying: The collected bark needs to be washed and dried. No harmful substances will be used in this process, which ensures the environmental protection of the production process.
  • Cutting and pressing: The washed and dried bark will be cut to a suitable size and then pressed into Cork Board without using any harmful substances.
  • Packaging and transportation: After the Cork Board is made, it will be packaged and shipped, and the impact on the environment will be minimized during this process.

 

How to choose environmentally friendly materials?

Choose environmentally friendly materials, starting from yourself. As consumers, we should choose environmentally friendly materials from the following aspects:

  • Check the environmental protection labels of materials: At present, there are many domestic environmental protection labels, such as EU E1 level, FSC, Cradle to Cradle, etc. These labels are a kind of certification for the environmental protection performance of materials, which can help consumers better choose environmentally friendly materials.
  • Understand the production process of materials: The production process of different materials will involve different environmental protection issues, so it is necessary to understand the production process of materials and judge whether they will cause excessive pollution to the environment.
  • Choose renewable and recyclable materials: Renewable and recyclable materials have good environmental performance and can reduce resource consumption and waste generation.
  • Choose local materials: Choosing local materials can reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions during transportation, thereby reducing the impact on the environment.

 

Epilogue

Cork plank is a very environmentally friendly material with good sound insulation, heat insulation, fireproof, waterproof and other properties, so it is widely used in construction, decoration, furniture and other fields. The production process and use process of Cork Board are very environmentally friendly. It is a very sustainable and environmentally friendly material that meets the needs of modern society for environmentally friendly materials. In the process of selecting materials, we should consider environmental protection labels, production processes, renewability, locality, etc., choose environmentally friendly materials as much as possible, and start from ourselves to protect our earth home together.

By 伊耶