From Nature to Nature
Stilolinea is very attentive to environmental issues and the impact of production processes on the ecosystem.
The eco-friendly line highlights STILOLINEA’s environmental awareness and a correct attitude of recognising the importance for the protection of the planet’s natural heritage for future generations.
The ballpens Vegetal Pen, Ingeo Pen and Bio-S! Pen, are manufactured with a revolutionary material (PLA - Polylactic Acid); its use does help the reduction of environmental impact since it is derived from 100% renewable natural fibers, not derived from petroleum. What makes them even more interesting is the final result: three pens displaying characteristics that are equal to those manufactured with petroleum-derived materials. In addition, this resin – prodouce by the US company NatureWorks - is biocompostable, i.e. after undergoing an industrial composting process it breaks down in nature partially reducing CO2 emissions in the atmosphere. With this company Stilolinea has developed a close working relationship that has led to the use of the name patented by NatureWorks - "Ingeo" - for the launch of the second compostable ballpoint pen.
The low environmental impact from this NatureWorks PLA resin is documented by results of specific analyses carried out by the German DIN CERTCO laboratory.
For this special eco-sustainable line, Stilolinea has selected an excellent quality certified post-consumer material, coming from a world-leading company, specialized in the recycling of durable goods at the end of life, such as electronic residues, vacuum cleaners, telecommunication devices, receivers, toys etc. The plastic in question is made in Europe and is not imported from Asia, also to ensure the sustainability of the supply chain.
The selected models for the new recycled line are the two latest successes of the Stilolinea collection, the ballpoint pen S45 Recycled and the twist pen ELIS Recycled.
S45 Recycled takes advantage of an essential and light design, which translates into a printing facility much appreciated by distributors and retailers.
ELIS Recycled, in addition to the attractive shape, can also offer the option of the RT90 “lead-free” refill as an added value in the message of sensitivity on the environmental theme.