Happy Earth Day! Check Out Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Journals.

Stylish & environmentally friendly.

From recycled leather to recycled paper, we've got a great selection of journals that will help you stay green! 

Uzma Recycled Cotton Journal

The Uzma travel journal is both beautiful and portable, making it a wonderful travel journal or gift. The blank inside provides an open canvas, and the price makes it easy to buy a different journal for all of your needs. The journal is handcrafted by marginalized women in India, who have partnered with a group committed to paying a living wage and providing educational opportunities to their families. 

  • 5" x 8"
  • 80 pages (40 leaves)
  • Exposed stitching on the spine
  • Recycled cotton paper
  • Silkscreened paperback cover

     

    Recycled Vintage Sari Silk Journals

    Handcrafted in Nepal of silk from vintage saris, these beautiful journals are finished with a twisted silk cording tie. Lined in rich, garnet Lokta paper, each journal contains 80 white sheets.

    A portion of all proceeds goes toward rural economic development projects in Nepal.

    • Small 4” x 6”
    • Large 6” x 8"
    • 160 pages (80 sheets)
    • Bright white BLANK pages
    • Acid free
    • Colors will vary, all are bright

     

    Ogami Stone Notebooks

    The first notebooks made of REPAP - paper made entirely of stone. 100% tree free!

    Ogami notebooks are made in Milan, Italy, using a revolutionary process that produces paper entirely from limestone and ecological resins, creating a durable but smooth surface that makes writing on it a unique experience.

    "The pen floats across the paper." This innovative process produces paper that is whiter, lighter, softer, and silkier, yet tear-resistant, totally waterproof and more durable than traditional paper.

     

    Ciak Journals

    In the era of global standardized production, Ciak values the principles of quality, craft tradition and environmental friendliness. Ciak is made with with recycled paper, and renewable energy sources, minimizing impact to people and the environment. : 100% handcrafted in Italy.

    Ciak White Leather Eco Journal

    The soft Eco Leather Journal from Ciak embodies modern Italian style, and is hard to find in the U.S.A. The soft recycled leather cover is crisp white and accented with black lining and elastic closure. The flexible journal is a pleasure to touch, and the elastic band which holds the journal shut is strong and unobtrusive. A ribbon bookmark is bound into the pages to mark your place.

    • 5" x 7"
    • 280 pages (140 sheets)
    • Heavyweight RULED soft white pages
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Smythe sewn for strength and flexibility
    • Soft recycled leather with a cushiony finish
    • Water resistant & crush-proof

     

    Ciak Leather Sketchbook

    The Ciak Leather Sketchbook embodies modern Italian style, and is hard to find in the U.S.A. The soft recycled leather cover is flexible and a pleasure to touch, and the elastic band which holds the journal shut is strong and unobtrusive. A ribbon bookmark is bound into the pages to mark your place.

    • 6" x 8.5"
    • 224 pages (112 sheets)
    • Heavyweight BLANK soft white pages
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Smythe sewn for strength and flexibility
    • Soft bonded leather in playful colors
    • Water resistant & crush-proof

     

    Ciak Smart Notebook

    The Ciak Leather Smart Notebook embodies modern Italian style, and is hard to find in the U.S.A. The soft recycled leather cover is flexible and a pleasure to touch, and the elastic band which holds the journal shut is strong and unobtrusive. A ribbon bookmark is bound into the pages to mark your place. Inside, new features make the journal more useful than ever. A table of contents, numbered ruled pages, and a section of undated calendar pages ensure your journal will become your productivity go-to partner. 

    • 6" x 8.5"
    • 224 pages (112 sheets)
    • Heavyweight RULED soft white pages
    • Numbered pages, table of contents, perpetual calendar
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Smythe sewn for strength and flexibility
    • Soft bonded leather in playful colors
    • Water resistant & crush-proof

     

    Ciak Pitti Soft Leather Journal

    The soft Pitti Leather Journal embodies modern Italian style, and is hard to find in the U.S.A. The soft recycled leather cover is lined in a bold contrast color. The flexible journal is a pleasure to touch, and the elastic band which holds the journal shut is strong and unobtrusive. A ribbon bookmark is bound into the pages to mark your place.

    • 5" x 7"
    • 280 pages (140 sheets)
    • Heavyweight RULED soft white pages
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Smythe sewn for strength and flexibility
    • Soft recycled leather with a cushiony finish
    • Water resistant & crush-proof

     

    Nature Notes Eco Journal

    Just arrived from Italy - a new collection of notebooks covered in "washable" kraft paper, made out of natural cellulose fibre. As durable as leather, with a tactile appeal and vegan credential. You know that leather-like tag on the back of your jeans? That's what this journal is made of!

    Soft cover notebook is reinforced with edge stitching and the interior pages are natural white with faint ruled lines. A ribbon bookmark is bound into the pages to mark your place. 

    • Small 3.5" x 5"
    • Medium 4.75" x 6.75"
    • Large 6" x 8"
    • 256 Pages (128 leaves)
    • RULED Pages are recycled, FSC certified paper
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Tactile cellulose fiber cover.
    • Handcrafted in Italy

     

    Nature Notes Eco Sketchbook

    Just arrived from Italy - a new sketchbook covered in "washable" kraft paper, made out of natural cellulose fiber. As durable as leather, with a tactile appeal and vegan credential. You know that leather-like tag on the back of your jeans? That's what this journal is made of! 

    Soft cover sketchbook is slim and lightweight, with visible stitching on the spine.

    • 6" x 8"
    • 64 Pages (32 leaves)
    • BLANK Pages are recycled, FSC certified paper
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Tactile cellulose fiber cover.
    • Handcrafted in Italy 

     

    Cognitive Surplus

    Cognitive Surplus makes smart gifts for smart people! Brooklyn artisans Geoff and Kristen bring science into everyday life, pairing thoughtful designs with sustainable materials. They source locally wherever possible, package their products in recycled papers and compostable plastics, and offer organic options for their textiles.

    Cognitive Surplus got started when Kristen brought home a periodic table shower curtain that listed carbon as a noble gas (the horror!) After a few weeks of staring at the error, they decided to launch a company to make products celebrating the beauty of science. Through their products, they aim to encourage people to look closer at the science in their world, while meticulously sourcing sustainable partners and greener solutions.

    The Screenprinted Notebooks from Brooklyn artisans COGNITIVE SURPLUS are great gifts for science lovers. The softcover notebook is made in Canada, then printed by hand in USA. 

    • 6" x 9"
    • 80 LINED pages
    • Paperback cover is flexible and light
    • 100% recycled paper
    • Bound in Canada and printed in USA

     

    Appointed Simple Luxury Notepads & Notebooks

    Rethink your idea of notepads and spiral notebooks.

    A must for the well-dressed desk. Appointed's notebooks are a luxurious upgrade from ordinary notebooks. Beautiful water resistant bookcloth cover on the spiral notebooks, which are available with ruled or plain pages.

     

    Appointed Spiral Bound White Workbook

    Available with ruled, squared, or plain pages.

    • 6.5” x 8.5”
    • 75 thick, smooth pages
    • Bookcloth cover in textured chalk white
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Perforated sheets
    • Brass double coil
    • Made with recycled paper, renewable energy
    • Made in U.S.A.

     

    Appointed Spiral Bound Chambray Notebook

    • 7.5” x 9.5”
    • 75 thick, smooth pages
    • Bookcloth cover in textured chambray blue
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Perforated sheets
    • Brass double coil
    • Made with recycled paper, renewable energy
    • Made in U.S.A.

     

    Appointed Simple Luxury Notepad 

    • 6" x 8”
    • 40 smooth ruled pages
    • Bookcloth binding in textured black with foil accent
    • Fountain pen friendly
    • Perforated sheets
    • Made with recycled paper, renewable energy
    • Made in U.S.A.

     

    Jackie Handbound Journal

    The Jackie Notebooks is bound in linen and patterned papers reminiscent of the end papers of fine European books in the last century.

    Bindewerk handmade products are not only beautiful to see, but engineered to function intelligently. Bindewerk is a small, independent business located in Germany.

    • A5 Size measures 6" x 9"
    • 144 LINED pages
    • Casebound with hard covers and sewn pages
    • Choose from four cheerful patterns
    • 100% recycled paper
    • Made by hand in Germany
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