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ChopValue raises $7.7M to grow chopstick recycling model

Tyler Choi Waste Waste reduction Metro Vancouver Apr. 3 2023

ChopValue, a Vancouver-based company, is scaling up its microfactory model where single-use chopsticks are turned into recycled wood products like furniture and shelves with the closing of a $7.7-million fundraising round.

Wine corks get second life as ReCORK insoles

Tyler Choi Waste Waste reduction Calgary Mar. 21 2023

SOLE, a Calgary-headquartered footwear company, is giving used wine corks a second life by recycling them to make insoles and lower the carbon footprint of the shoe industry.

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