Printing and Writing Paper


With more than 30 years of leadership, Green Seal is among the world’s most trusted ecolabels today.

More than 100 federal, state and local purchasing policies specify Green Seal- certified products. And, certified printing and writing paper products automatically earn the Climate Pledge Friendly badge on Amazon, identifying more sustainable options for buyers. Join hundreds of leading brands in proving that your printing or writing paper product is among the safest and most sustainable in the marketplace.


Copy Paper

Drawing Paper


Gift Wrapping Paper

Other Product Types

  • Blanks
  • Bond paper
  • Bristols
  • Business forms
  • Cover paper
  • Ledger paper
  • Lightweight printing paper
  • Manifold and onionskin paper
  • Tablet paper
  • Text paper
  • Uncoated groundwood free papers
  • Other recycled and writing paper
When you see a product with a “Green Seal” ecolabel, you know it has passed a strict set of standards.
Real Simple


Mohawk Fine Papers

Mohawk’s Strathmore writing paper has been certified since 2009.

Neenah Paper

Certified since 2005, Neenah’s Astrobrights paper contains 30% post consumer recycled content.

Hansol Paper

Hansol’s premium packaging paper has been certified since 2021.


Only the safest, most responsible, and most effective products in the marketplace can achieve the Green Seal. Certified printing and writing papers meet our comprehensive criteria for environmental protection and uncompromising performance. Among other attributes, printing and writing papers are verified to contain:

  • Post-Consumer Material
  • Reduced Chlorinated Bleaching
  • Reduced Toxicity in Packaging

Relevant product types can be certified under our Standards for Printing and Writing Paper (GS-7). 

trusted by Industry Leaders  

Green Seal’s standards are cited by government agencies and leading green building programs.

Prove You Meet the Highest Standard of Sustainability  

The Green Seal mark tells the world that you meet a high bar for protecting the health of people and the planet. Take advantage of our wide variety of complimentary marketing tools to help you promote your certification; an online listing in our certified directory used by purchasers worldwide; the Climate Pledge Friendly designation on your Amazon product listings, and one-on-one support from our Customer Success team. 

Fill out your application.

We’ll review your formula, packaging, performance testing, and other information to ensure it meets the Green Seal Standard.


We’ll conduct a site visit to verify your practices and processes, and work with you to resolve any issues before awarding certification.