Plantable, Sustainable & Earth-Friendly: Top Sustainable Stationery Brands

    From beauty to food & beverages, and from home solutions to everyday fashion, over the years we've seen industries taking a stance to make their brands more sustainable and greener. Reducing carbon footprints, incorporating eco-friendly alternatives and lowering the dependence on plastic are some steps which are now taking the front seat for most organisations across the globe.

    Stationery is the new kid in the block. And, we couldn't be happier. Handmade paper, plantable stationery or bamboo pencils are now the new norm revolutionising the industry. And we've compiled an entire list of eco-friendly and sustainable stationery brands that are making this change happen and worth your attention. 

    Stationery lovers, enjoy! 

    The Sagez

    The Sagez

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    From their pencils to paper, and from bookmarks to envelopes - The Sagez - is offering stationery that can be easily planted once we're done using them. Each of their products comes infused with seeds. Once you're done using a pencil or a piece of paper, you can plant it and there you go! You'll find a plant growing in few weeks. 

    Find stationery which grow into ladyfingers, mustard, cucumber, sesame, tomatoes, carrots, coriander and lot more. Home garden, FTW!

    Price: INR 20 and upwards.  

    Sow And Grow

    Sow & Grow

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    While this one is not entirely for eco-friendly stationery but deserves a mention none the less. While they're mostly inclined towards DIY gardening kits, they've got an entire section for plantable stationery. This includes plantable colour pencils, jute bags, pens and diaries. The pencils come in a cute cylindric re0uable container, so brownie points for that. 

    Price: INR 130 and upwards.

    PS: They've also got something called their Brown Box Collection which makes a great gifting option for stationery lovers. Based on the box you choose, it includes a bunch of colour pencils, seed papers, seed balls, diary and more. These start from INR 310 and upwards. 

    Jalebi

    Jalebi

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    If you're a crazy stationery lover, we're sure you know about eco-friendly Jalebi. These guys too have been killing it when it comes to plantable stationery. From paper bags to pencils and eco-friendly Ganesha kits even, Jalebi should be your go-to for minimal stationery. The pencils come in a pack of 10 and you can grow them into basil, tomatoes and other home plants. If you love notebooks, they've got a bunch of colourful papered notebooks which are simply so adorable. 

    Price: INR 70 and upwards. 

    You might want to check out these 10 planners and organisers as well. 

    Goli Soda

    Goli Soda

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    Goli Soda welcomes you with a lively and colourful website. A lifestyle brand, Goli Soda's has got products ranging from beauty and home to stationery and personal care. Talking about stationery, they have got notebooks, diaries and bookmarks made of elephant poo paper (nope, it's not gross as you think) and handmade cotton paper. You'll also find pencils recycled from waste newspaper, eco-friendly calendar, photo album and more. 

    Price: INR 125 and upwards.

    PS: You can shop these on Shop On LBB as well.    

    Peppa

    Peppa

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    Undoing Climate Change - this is what you'll read when you head to their website. A zero-waste lifestyle brand, Peppa, has got a community of farmers and artisans who create recycled paper, plantable seed-based stationery and more. Think coasters, notebooks, bookmarks, cloth tags, invitation cards etc. Their aim is to revolutionise the way industries use stationery and packaging.  

    They've also got adorable mini-stationery kits.

    Price: INR 65 and upwards. 

    PS: We personally loved their plantable visiting cards. 

    The Second Life

    The Second Life had to make it to this list. Minimalist. Upcycled. Handmade. These three words best describe this sustainable brand. Apart from stationery, you can also check out their gifting, lighting and lifestyle accessories. Find upcycled wallets made from waste tyres, brown paper recycled notebook, printed and block paper made from waste newspaper (love this!), papier mache bowls and more. 

    Price: INR 150 and upwards. 

    Gaukriti

    Gaukriti

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    Claimed to be India's first handmade and recycled paper from cow dung, Gaukriti, stays true to its name. We clearly need more revolutionary brands like these. With the aim to do their bit for mother nature, this brand produces reusable handmade paper made from cow dung. And these too are plantable. Hence, even if they are dumped, they'll grow into plants like Tulsi, cumin etc. You can get your hands on their amazing products like notebooks, bangle or storage boxes, bottle bags, letterheads, carry bags, folders, calendar, trays and more. 

    Price: INR 150 and upwards.  

    Eco Friendly Stationery

    Eco-Friendly stationery was kickstarted with a mission to create a green army which saves the planet from non-biodegradable products. As a result, they make stationery which are made from raw materials only which are organic, biodegradable and involves hassle-free disposals. You'll find lots of stationery made from old newspapers and which are plantable. Notepads, drawing books, pencils, pens - they've got it all.

    Price: INR 130 and upwards. 

    Also read: 8 online stationery stores that deserve your attention. 

    Green The Map

    Green The Map

    Available on LBB

    Green The Map is your go-to for all things sustainable, vegan and eco-friendly. It's a cool space for all stationery brands which are here to make a change for the environment. So, you'll literally find anything and everything. We're crushing hard on their sustainable and 100% cotton notebook covers with the coolest graphics ever. Think tropical and floral. Apart from stationery, you'll also find lots of travel accessories, knick-knacks and fashion. 

    Price: INR 130 and upwards.        

    BioQ

    BioQ

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    BioQ aims at not only producing sustainable products but also focuses on the functionality of the same. While they started small with plantable stationery and gifting, they've now expanded to sustainable furniture and cork based accessories as well. Our favourite from their collection is plantable stationery kits and combos. These come in a cute jute bag with an array of sustainable goodies.

    Price: INR 350 and upwards.  

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