CPI Card Group® Joins NextWave Plastics to Further Strengthen Commitment to Use Recovered Ocean-Bound Plastic in Payment Card Products

NextWave Plastics, a Lonely Whale initiative convening leading companies to develop the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains,  announces CPI Card Group Inc., a payment technology company and leading provider of credit, debit and prepaid solutions, as the latest new member company to join the consortium. In September 2019, CPI introduced the first to market payment card featuring a core made with recovered ocean-bound plastic. Named Second Wave™, the high-quality card from CPI is EMV® compliant and dual interface capable. Second Wave™ offers businesses an opportunity to engage…

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HP Inc. Launches World’s First PC With Ocean‐Bound Plastics

HP Inc., a member of NextWave Plastics, announces today the launch of the HP Elite Dragonfly, the world’s first notebook with ocean-bound plastics. The HP Elite Dragonfly is the world’s lightest compact business convertible, weighing less than one kg. Its speaker enclosure component is made with 50 percent post-consumer recycled plastic including 5 percent ocean-bound plastics. The company also announces it has upcycled more than one million pounds of ocean-bound plastic bottles as part of its unique operating model for recycling in Haiti. The HP Elite Dragonfly is one of three HP products made…

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HP Inc. and IKEA Join Initiative to Develop First Global Network of Ocean-Bound Plastics Supply Chains

NextWave Plastics announces two new member companies – HP Inc. and IKEA – are joining its consortium of worldwide businesses committed to scaling the use of ocean-bound plastics by developing the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains. The addition of HP and IKEA marks 10 companies collaborating to “turn off the tap” of plastic entering the ocean. HP and IKEA bring considerable leadership to addressing ocean-bound plastics that will contribute to all NextWave companies pushing the boundaries of what they know to be possible. Since announcing in September 2016 that it would join…

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