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Nos to produce Sim cards from 100% recycled plastic

Thursday 23 September 2021 | 16:31 CET | News
Portuguese operator Nos launched the first Sim cards on the local market produced from 100 percent recycled plastic. The Sims are made from waste from the industrial production of packaging and printing material.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Idemia / Nos
Countries: Portugal
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