BIOcard

Environmentally responsible card manufacturing

A new alternative to PVC and plastic cards, the PDI BIOcard offers you an eco-friendly option for the cards you need to run your business.

Applications

  • Hotel key cards
  • Gift cards
  • Loyalty cards
  • Membership cards

Available only at PDI, this new BIOcard is made from FSC certified paper, is printed with vegetable based, low VOC inks and is finished off with an environmentally sound coating. The PDI BIOcard can even be produced with variable printing to personalize the information on the card thereby increasing its impact with the end user.

This production methodology creates a card that is both biodegradable and compostable, all at a competitive price.

Raw materials

Paper

  • FSC certified paperboard (30pt /24 pt/14pt)
  • Carbon neutral
  • Certified compostable (Standard EN13432)
  • Manufactured using 100% bio-fuel as of 2012
  • Zero waste to landfill in manufacturing process
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Ink

  • Soy-based inks
  • Less than 5% VOC (certified by Terrachoice -method 24)
  • 70% bio-renewable content
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Coating- EarthFirst PLA film

  • Made with renewable plant resources
  • Certified Compostable (ASTM-D6400)
  • First carbon neutral polymer in the industry
  • Biodegradable in a managed composting facility, leaving no plastic residues
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