One of my favorite local wine stores, Kress Wine in Cherry Hill, N.J., put out the word today on Facebook that it is now an official dropoff site for ReCORK, a natural cork recycling organization. When I went to ReCORK’s site to check it out, I found a video featuring celebrity spokesman Rob Schneider.
In the video, Schneider heads to Portugal because he has adopted the “Save Miguel” cause. In a goofy twist (of course there’s a goofy twist in a Schneider video), it turns out Miguel is a cork tree. Schneider proceeds to learn about the environmental benefits of natural cork and the threats to a resource that offsets more than 10 million tons of carbon each year and provides ahabitat to many endangered species.
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