December 2009: Jelinek Cork is pleased to be a part of Cork ReHarvest.
is a national recycled cork program with Jelinek Cork being the designated recycler for the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada. Pleasecontact us for details
. Donations of used wine corks are accepted by us or Whole Foods Markets.
We are pleased to announce the launch ofwww.corkstore.co.uk
- the online store ofJelinek Cork (UK) Limited
. Offering online shopping convenience for all things cork including cork wall/ceiling coverings, cork stoppers, cork rolls and sheets and an assortment of cork gift and specialty items. Prices are in British Pounds or Euros.
November 13, 2009: The Cork House now offers an eco-friendly painting service.
The Cork House
in Oakville is happy to offer a one-stop shop for your green living, home decor needs. In addition to flooring and wall covering installations, we now offer painting services as well. A fresh coat of paint, a beautiful cork floor - we can do it all for you. Our professional painters will come to your home with a free consultation and estimate. For more information, contact the Cork House.
October 2009: Apartment Therapy
Wine Cork Flooring.
Jelinek Cork Group makes the flooring from recycled wine corks, combining two loves — wine and décor.
September 17, 2009: Sonny Jelinek welcomed as incoming Chair of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce
at Oakville's most prestigious business event of the year - the 55th Annual Chair's dinner.More...
August 23, 2009: Jelinek Cork sponsors U9 Oakville Soccer Club festival day.
Jelinek Cork was honored to be a sponsor for the Oakville Soccer Club's "U9 Jelinek Festival Day 2009". More..
July 2009: Jelinek Cork's Jean Cristoff product line on display at the International Fashion Fair, Tokyo, Japan.
The Jean Cristoff collection of handbags, purses and accessories all made of cork was very well received at Tokyo's International Fashion Fair. Photo
July 18, 2009: Jelinek Cork participates in 1st Annual Environmental Awareness Day.
Jelinek Cork helped pick up trash and tidy up Oakville in Oakville, ON's 1st Annual Environmental Awareness Day. Recycling electonics was offered, hybrid cars were on display, there was entertainment and food - a big success. "Learn how to make this planet a greener place"! Photos
July 10-12, 2009: Jelinek Cork items on display at Carabram '09 - Brampton's Multicultural Festival.
Jelinek Cork will be lending the Portuguese contingent unique cork items from their collection to display at Carabram '09. One of the more impressive items is a statue of the cork harvest carved entirely out of cork. The finely detailed statue took hours of work to create and recognizes the important contribution of the cork industry to Portugal's economy.
June 11, 2009: Whole Foods Market Oakville collecting used natural wine corks.
Bring your used natural wine corks to Whole Foods Market in Oakville, Ontario (Cornwall Rd.). Jelinek Cork will then recycle these corks (natural corks only - no synthetics) and keep them out of the landfill. Other collection points in the GTA include the Cork House
and Jelinek Cork headquarters
June 1, 2009: Jelinek Cork honored to sponsor 40 local soccer teams.
The Oakville Soccer Club is one of the most revered soccer clubs in North America. With 10,000 members, 2,000 volunteers, and 61 locations including the fantastic indoor Pine Glen facility which was built to LEED standards, the club serves as a model for other communities. Jelinek Cork Group is honored to sponsor more than 40 teams during the 2009 season along with U9 Festival Day and the Jelinek Cork trophy to be issued on that day.
May 30, 2009: Jelinek Cork and The Cork House hosted "Yard Sale for the Cure".
Thank you to everyone for helping make thisYard Sale for the Cure
a big success - $2000 was raised for breast cancer research.More...
May 30, 2009: Jelinek Cork to host a Huge "Yard Sale for the Cure" at The Cork House.
The Yard Sale for the Cure
is an organization that raises money for Breast Cancer research and treatment by holding a massive series of yard sales across Canada.On May 30th at 8:00am
Jelinek Cork and The Cork House will be hosting a Yard Sale atThe Cork House
in Oakville, ON to raise money for this cause. Enjoy a BBQ while you browse the many items for sale (new and used items including new ladies clothing and shoes and lots of cork items) and support this cause.
May 28, 2009: Oakville Chamber of Commerce 55th Annual Golf Tournament.
Jelinek Cork is proud to be a silent auction sponsor of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce 55th Annual Golf Tournament.View PDF...
May 21, 2009: Interview with "The Wine Ladies".
In case you missed it, here is Sonny Jelinek discussing wine cork recycling and the environmental aspects of cork with the Wine Ladies during their April 25th radio show.Listen...
May 7, 2009: The Toronto Star
This green flooring is a real corker.
Versatile product is finding favour for its beauty, buoyancy and low conductivity.More...
April 25, 2009: Sonny Jelinek will be a guest of "The Wine Ladies" on 1050 CHUM (AM) in Toronto, Ontario.
On Saturday morning around 10:30am ET, listen to 1050 CHUM AM in Toronto to hear Sonny Jelinek discuss cork recycling
and the environmental aspects of cork during "The Wine Ladies"
April 24, 2009: Heidi Ackerman at Toronto Alternative Arts and Fashion week.
Come see Heidi Ackerman's new collection of Avant Garde and eco-friendly knitwear at this year's Toronto Alternative Arts and Fashion week - April 24, 2009. Heidi Ackerman continues to push the boundaries of Canadian Fashion while honouring her commitment to responsible and eco-friendly design. Some of her designs also use cork fabric.
April 18, 2009: 9th Annual Halton Eco Festival
Jelinek Cork was pleased to participate in the Halton Eco Festival held in Oakville, Ontario.More...
April 13, 2009: The Wine Ladies Blog.
Put a cork in landfill waste.
April 2, 2009: 24 Hours.
Put a cork in landfill usage.
Question on cork recycling programs answered by the Wine Ladies.
April, 2009: Business Executive.
Local Cork Company wins best booth design at Interior Design Show.
March 29, 2009: Winnipeg Free Press. House to Home: Debbie Travis.
Pop the Cork:
Earth-friendly product has multitude of uses.
March 1, 2009: Rogers TV
RogersTV on location at the Cork House.Watch it...
February 14, 2009: Ottawa Citizen
Green by Design.
Designers show off a raft of eco-friendly products ...
February 10, 2009: 3rings: A Product Blog for Architecture & Design
Live Video at IDS: Jelinek Cork Group. Watch ...
February 6, 2009: Jelinek Cork Group is awarded the Best Booth Award (in its category) at the Interior Design Show (IDS09).
"A jury composed of well-know designers (Christophe Delcourt, Alex Chapman, among others) and design-media (Cameron MacNeil, Canadian House & Home) judged the IDS 09 exhibitor booths for their creativity, quality, and outstanding design." Jelinek Cork Group won the first place award in it's category. The 20' x 10' booth was designed in collaboration with award winning Levitt Goodman architects and took weeks of planning and over 400 hours to build. For more about the booth and Jelinek Cork at IDS09,visit our blog
January 27, 2009: The Home Renovation Tax Credit.
Home renovations are smart investments. In the new budget, the Canadian federal governement has created the Home Renovation Tax Credit. The HRTC is being offered in Canada to "eligible home renovation expenditures for work performed or goods acquired after January 27, 2009 and before February 1, 2010". This 15% credit may be claimed on "the portion of eligible expenditures exceeding $1000 but not more than $10,000". Some eligible expenditures include new cork flooring and cork wall coverings, renovation of a bathroom, basement or kitchen. For more details, visithttp://www.budget.gc.ca/2009/pamphlet-depliant/pamphlet-depliant3-eng.asp
February 2-5, 2009: Surfaces 2009. Las Vegas, Nevada
Jelinek Cork will be attending Surfaces 2009. If you would like to meet with us at this time, please contact Fay Stallan
- 800-959-0995 or 905-827-4666 to schedule an appointment. We hope to see you there!
February 5-8, 2009: Interior Design Show (IDS).
In conjunction with Levitt Goodman Architects Ltd, Jelinek Cork Group will be showcasing one of the most unique and creative booths at this year’s Interior Design Show (IDS). The IDS
, Canada's largest contemporary design event, will be held at the Direct Energy Center in Toronto, Ontario, on Feb 5th-8th 2009, with a trade only day on the 7th of February. Read More...
January 19, 2009: National Post.
Going green can be good for business.
Sonny and Jay Jelinek include green practices in their business wherever possible. Being green, or eco-friendly is more than a fad; in fact it can be good for business, some entrepreneurs are discovering. Read More...
January 2009: Wave Radio 94.7: Cork flooring at the Cork House. Listen
January 8, 2009: CH Morning Live Television. Watch the interview.
Fay Stallan, VP of Business Development at Jelinek Cork, was a guest of CH Morning Live television. She discussed Jelinek Cork initiatives related to used wine cork recycling. She also presented the Jelinek Cork "Jean Christoff
" line of exclusive cork handbags, purses, and accessories. Wine corks are a natural, renewable resource. Jelinek Cork extends this environmental benefit byaccepting used wine corks to be recycled
, which minimizes the impact on landfill sites.Watch the interview.