Orange Belgium introduces SIM card made of 100% recycled plastic

Monday 30 November 2020 | 13:16 CET | News
Orange Belgium claims it's the first in the country to offer SIM cards produced with 100 percent recycled plastic. A few months ago, it introduced its first half-ID SIM cards, whose smaller size already allows a yearly economy of 2 tons of plastic. The existing stock of SIM cards will gradually be replaced by the new Eco SIMs. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Orange Belgium
Countries: Belgium
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