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Clairefontaine Classic A4 Side Staple Bound Notebook (8.25 x 11.75) (Set of 3)

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Triple-up on your favorite everyday notebook with the Clairefontaine Classic A4 Staple Bound Notepad Set (8.5 x 11.75). Producing the world's best writing paper since 1858, Clairfontaine combines their passion for aesthetics and environment in these notebooks: their 90 g pH neutral and acid free paper has a silky-smooth finish and is made from trees harvested from certified sustainable forests. The attractive laminated cover is an iconic French favorite, beloved by schoolchildren and doctoral dissertators alike. The staple bound binding is reinforced for extra strength. Please select one of the following page styles: French Ruled or Graph.

  • 96 pages (48 sheets), Set of 3
  • 90 g, ph neutral, acid free paper, extra smooth satin finish
  • Assorted Colors
  • French Ruled (lined pages) or Graph (squared pages)
  • Laminated covers
  • Item #: pcl631

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Clairefontaine Classic A4 Side Staplebound Notebook (8.25 x 11.75) (Set of 3)

The Clairefontaine mill has been making paper since 1858 and stationery products since 1890. The company is best known for making the first school notebooks in France, and has become famous for their exceptional paper quality. Clairefontaine is currently the only European manufacturer making its own paper for its own products. This guarantees not only consistent quality, but also controls the environmental impact of the manufacturing process. All of Clairefontaine's Classic Notebooks and Notepads include 90 g acid-free white paper, laminated covers in assorted colors, and a smooth satin paper finish.


Located in the Vosges region of France, Clairefontaine was established in 1863 on the site of a 16th century paper mill. The firm is noted for being the first school stationery manufacturer in France, and, to this day, European students from kindergarten through doctoral studies appreciate the fine quality of Clairefontaine's notebooks.

Clairefontaine is currently the only manufacturer making its own paper for its own products. This guarantees not only consistent quality, but also controls the environmental impact of the manufacturing process. Clairefontaine reduces its water consumption through advanced recycling of the water used in the production process. The water is returned to the River Meurthe cleaner than when it arrived at the Vosges mill. The water is so clean when it leaves the facility local people can fish, boat and swim downstream within sight of the mill.

Another point of interest: The ink of all Clairefontaine and Rhodia products have been changed to abide by the most stringent European environmental standards such as REACH and NF. They are now water based rather than petroleum or solvent based. They are non toxic and non irritating. While the colors remain the same, they are now made from vegetable oil pigments rather than mineral one. Those inks can be made from a variety of sources including soy-bean, corn and linseed oils.