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Paper Types

Recycle

Large variety of paper stock of the highest quality:

  • Stock weights from 220 to 400 gsm
  • White and shades of white
  • Cream and shades of cream
  • Smooth or Textured
  • Wood free
  • Environmentally friendly

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Help us protect the environment

There is more to it than just recycled paper. There are many important parameters that make a paper stock eco-friendly.
Below you can see our paper stocks and their eco-friendly qualifications.
Scroll down to find some common marks that are often used in the industry and their meaning.

At 3:Sec we strongly believe you shouldn’t have to pay more to protect the environment. That is why we offer six premium quality Fedrigoni eco-friendly paper stocks at no extra cost!

Environmentally Friendly Paper

Tintoretto (“gesso” white)

Uncoated felt-marked snow like texture with a “crispy” touch on both sides.
250 gsm
Eco-friendly qualifications:
✔ Elemental Chlorine Free ✔ Heavy Metal Absence ✔ FSC ✔ Acid Free
✔ Long Life

SplendorGel (extra white)

Uncoated extra white paper with a velvety surface, bright white that will bring out the colors.
340 gsm
Eco-friendly qualifications:
✔ Elemental Chlorine Free ✔ Heavy Metal Absence ✔ FSC ✔ Acid Free
✔ Long Life

Acquerello (“gesso” white)

An elegant fine line texture felt-marked paper that blends with a gentle luminous effect.
300 gsm
Eco-friendly qualifications:
✔ Elemental Chlorine Free ✔ Heavy Metal Absence ✔ FSC ✔ Acid Free
✔ Long Life

Corolla Pentagram (ivory)

A unique, uniform texture on both sides, ideal support for creativity with a classic touch.
300 gsm
Eco-friendly qualifications:
✔ Elemental Chlorine Free ✔ Heavy Metal Absence ✔ FSC ✔ Acid Free
✔ Long Life

Symbol Ivory (ivory cream)

An ecological paper with a velvety smooth surface, a highly unusual coated effect and a delicate ivory warmth shade.
300 gsm
Eco-friendly qualifications:
✔ Elemental Chlorine Free ✔ Heavy Metal Absence ✔ Acid Free ✔ Long Life ✔ Well Managed Forest ✔ Secondary Fibers

Acquerello (cream)

An elegant fine line texture felt-marked paper, with a gentle cream color and a luminous effect.
300 gsm
Eco-friendly qualifications:
✔ Elemental Chlorine Free ✔ Heavy Metal Absence ✔ FSC ✔ Acid Free
✔ Long Life

Environmentally Friendly Paper Qualifications

Elemental Chlorine Free

Elemental Chlorine Free

The pulp was bleached using an environmentally-friendly processes that guarantees a maximum level of derived organic chlorine compound contents of less than 0.8 kg/ton.

Heavy Metal Absence

Heavy Metal Absence

In specific compliance with European Directive N° 94/62/EC, transposed into Italian legislation as Legislative Decree N° 22 dated 05.02.1997 and subsequent amendments, which defines the maximum thresholds of permissible presence of heavy metals in packaging and wastes derived from packaging.

Selected Secondary Fibers

Selected Secondary Fibers

Use of highly selected recycled secondary pre-consumer and postconsumer fibres.

Acid Free

Acid Free

Use of production processes conducted in non-acidic environments, in particular with regard to the phases of paper sizing.

FSC

FSC

The FSC label identifies forestry products or their derivatives, including paper made mostly from cellulose coming from forests managed correctly, sustainably and responsibly, in accordance with strict standards that pay due attention to the environmental, social and economic aspects of the area.

Long Life

Long life

Complies with the requirements in the ISO 9706 standard, allowing the paper to be described as ‘long life’ and guaranteeing its durability, while also certifying that it contains no more than 5% of wood pulp or semichemical pulp, has a pH between 7.5 and 10 in the watery extract and an alkaline reserve of more than 2%.

Well Managed Forest

Well Managed Forest

Use of pulp deriving from wood coming from sustainably managed forests. This logo certifies that the wood-based raw materials comply with the best principles of environmental sustainability in the case of those of our products that are not already covered by CoC-FSC certification.