New small business card application from Cornwall to help plant tens of millions of trees

Malachy Dunne is the founder of MyCard app (Graphic: Jake Smallwood)

Just one guy with a passion for the all-natural earth thinks he has arrive up with the fantastic alternative when it will come to obtaining rid of the environmentally unfriendly small business cards.

Malachy Dunne, a psychotherapist by trade, arrived up with what he believes is the perfect way to steer clear of viewing two million trees cut down just about every year so business cards can be exchanged in between men and women.

The 61-yr-aged who established up the Lifetime Treatment exercise in Truro and Falmouth much more than 10 yrs ago, invested the last two yrs raising £75,000 and assembling a group of electronic creatives alongside one another, to make MyCard.

The principle guiding MyCard is easy, letting persons who obtain the app to develop an infinite number of aesthetically pleasing but interactive enterprise cards which can then be despatched to an infinite range of clientele and contacts.

“It’s a excellent plan,” Malachy stated. “It’s a good instrument that permits you to make an infinite amount of business enterprise cards extremely quickly. Check out to print an infinite selection of small business cards for £35 a year.”

The support gives a simple intuitive way for folks to style their individual editable card in fewer than five minutes, total with their emblem, imagery and high-quality lettering and call aspects and send out it out to some others or share other people’s playing cards with friends and business enterprise contacts at the contact of a button on their smartphone and other devices.

Malachy reported the app makes it possible for people to establish up their own minimal data foundation about shoppers and contacts to make interacting with them much easier in the upcoming.

But extra importantly, although it will save on trees becoming chopped down to print business enterprise cards that typically finish up getting to be modified when firms bear manufacturer revamps or individuals move careers only to clog up pockets and drawers needlessly, MyCard will guarantee new trees are planted instead.

“It’s a great circular business enterprise,” Malachy, who owns 90% of the firm, stated. “Trees really don’t get cut down so that is superior for the world and with the gains I make from the app I plant new trees which is even improved for the atmosphere. I want to plant one particular million trees. I see it as my legacy.”

While the 1st version of MyCard is about to go dwell on the Apple and Google application outlets in the run-up to Xmas, with a company variation getting finalised in the New Calendar year, Malachy, who has two grown up small children, has already commenced planting trees whilst doing the job with Helston-based mostly Plant One Cornwall CIC.

The charity will work with regional communities, land proprietors and corporations to plant trees in Cornwall and make improvements to biodiversity, generate general public accessibility to woodlands, maximize carbon seize and restore Cornwall’s historical Celtic Rainforest which when protected most of the Duchy.

Malachy is also performing with the Leaf charity in Kenya, which was established up by a Cornishman to do the exact same issue in Africa when also supporting rewilding initiatives with the Cornwall Wildlife Believe in.

He included: “I’ve normally been intrigued in social justice so when the company edition of the MyCard application is launched, I’ll not promote my solution to any organization which does not pay out at the very least the serious dwelling wage.”

MyCard is expected to be out by the conclude of November.

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