Below is a list of environmentally friendly supplies, materials and suppliers for artists. Please be sure to do your due diligence in checking out these companies. Sometimes one part of their product or process may be Eco friendly but there are other parts that can be very harmful to the environment.

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Forest Stewardship Council

Look for the FSC label when shopping for wood or paper-based products, especially when buying things made from wood (including furniture!). Every FSC-certified product you buy - from lumber to furniture, and from paper to tissue - helps promote responsible forest management. 

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Earth Pigments

Non-toxic Pigment, Mica powder and Mediums plus Free Recipes for Natural Paints and Finishes.

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Natural Earth Paint

Award-winning and Gold certified Green America business, Natural Earth Paint, uses natural earth and mineral pigments and organic ingredients to make completely safe, sustainable, and beautiful art supplies for children and fine artists. Earth pigments are clay and mineral earth prevalent in native soils all over the world. By leaving out the preservatives, heavy metal toxins, solvents, synthetics, additives and fillers, our products are of the highest quality - pure, radiant and the most archival and durable paints available.

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Ampersand Panels

Ampersand boards are manufactured using a completely green process: They use FSC certified wood, no harmful chemicals, create no hazardous waste and no gas emissions exist for the artist—and their panels are completely formaldehyde-free

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Strathmore Papper

You'll find a longstanding tradition of environmental stewardship at Strathmore®. From pioneering the industry's first line of recycled artist papers in 1972, to today's first line of artist papers manufactured with 100% certified renewable energy, we continue to develop the finest in eco-friendly products.

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Jerrys Artarama
Linked to their Eco friendly art supply section.
Here at Jerry's we are very aware of our impact on this amazing planet that we all share. We want to make it easier for you to do your part as we will do ours! As you shop, you will notice our "earth friendly" logo next to green products. These items have been chosen based on the following criteria:
- Items that are environmentally and socially friendly because of the way they are formulated, manufactured, or packaged
- Less wasteful and less toxic than mainstream products
- Safe to humans, animals, and the environment
- Uses materials which are relatively benign in their 'extraction' phase, such as: reused, recycled, renewable, organic, etc.

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Blick Art Materials
Linked to their Eco friendly art supply section.
Blick has a long-standing commitment to Being Green. One way we put this into practice is by offering a varied assortment of art materials that are considered environmentally friendly, either because of the way they're formulated, manufactured, or packaged.