Popped corks are thought of for celebrations, special moments and congrats, but they’re also popular with craft hobbyists. A ProAct crew sorted them for sale before the coronavirus shutdown.
“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.