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Environmentally Friendly Paper Options

Bamboo Paper Swatch

Hey Creative Professional, you don't have to choose between beautiful fine papers and sustainable stocks, you can have it all with our line of environmentally friendly papers for custom printing. There's no compromise on premium quality printing with these stocks so you can continue to print beautiful custom designed stationery like personal notecards, holiday greeting cards and wedding suites and be eco friendly at the same time.

150lb BAMBOO

90%Bamboo, 10% Cotton: Biodegradable, recyclable, elemental chlorine free, acid free and archival. This gorgeous stock is very similar to Natural Savoy Cotton in color and texture. Bamboo is a highly renewable resource, it grows very quickly without fertilizers, pesticides and requires little water. 


100% Post Consumer Waste, bright white with a smooth finish

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When it comes to environmentally friendly paper options, there are several alternatives to consider. Here are some environmentally friendly paper options:

  1. Recycled Paper: Using paper made from post-consumer recycled content helps reduce the demand for virgin wood pulp and minimizes waste. Look for paper products with high percentages of recycled content, such as 100% recycled or FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council).

  2. FSC-Certified Paper: The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international organization that promotes responsible forest management. FSC-certified paper ensures that the wood used to produce the paper comes from sustainably managed forests. Look for FSC-certified paper products to support responsible forestry practices.

  3. Tree-Free Paper: Paper made from alternative fibers rather than wood pulp can be an eco-friendly choice. Examples include paper made from agricultural residues like wheat straw, bamboo, hemp, or kenaf. These fibers are often fast-growing and require less water and fewer pesticides compared to traditional trees.

  4. Chlorine-Free Paper: Traditional paper production involves the use of chlorine bleaching, which releases toxic chemicals into the environment. Opt for chlorine-free or elemental chlorine-free (ECF) paper products, which use environmentally safer bleaching processes.

  5. Digital Alternatives: Consider embracing digital solutions to reduce paper consumption altogether. Utilize electronic documents, online collaboration tools, and digital note-taking apps to minimize the need for printing and paper usage.

  6. Soy or Vegetable Ink: Conventional inks are often petroleum-based and contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Choose paper products that use soy or vegetable-based inks, which are more environmentally friendly and have lower VOC emissions.

  7. Paper Reduction Strategies: Implement paper reduction strategies in your personal or professional life. Encourage double-sided printing, reuse scrap paper for drafts or notetaking, and encourage digital communication and storage whenever possible.

Remember, the most sustainable approach is to reduce paper consumption, reuse whenever feasible, and recycle paper products properly. By making conscious choices and adopting eco-friendly practices, we can contribute to the conservation of forests and the environment.