Reducing first-use PVC plastic
Roughly six billion plastic payment cards are made each year. While this is less than 0.015% of the volume of plastic produced each year, we believe there is room to improve that.
As we expect the smart card of the future could be made from both plant-based and recycled sources, our ambition is to manufacture cards from sustainable sources without compromising quality or safety. This a bold ambition as it requires sourcing for bio-based polyethylene.
At dzcard, we are continuing to experiment with many different bio materials. We are also working with our suppliers to develop these new materials for the smart cards of the future.