Corks find new value for crafters, ProAct sorts and packages – ProAct, Inc. Serving people with disabilities for more than 45 years.

Popped corks are thought of for celebrations, special moments and congrats, but they’re also popular with craft hobbyists. #disabilities #DakotaCounty #minnesota A ProAct crew sorts them for sale before the coronavirus shutdown.Delfina Selgado sorts corks for Stakkers in Mendota Heights.
“People make shoes out of them, bulletin boards, picture frames at wedding tables, all sorts of different things,” said Megan Iverson, general manager at Stakkers in Mendota Heights.The task? Removing the synthetic corks from the real McCoy. ProAct Site Supervisor Rick Jirik said the rubber or synthetic corks feel more waxy.

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