Biodegradable Semi-Gloss Labels

Biodegradable & Compostable Semi-Gloss Labels On A4 Sheets – For Laser Printing – Permanent Adhesive

White semi-gloss biodegradable & compostable paper labels with a permanent biodegradable adhesive. A semi-gloss white paper developed to biodegrade and compost to the commercial standard EN13432, and the more demanding composting standard OK Compost.

Their semi-gloss appearance gives them a premium feel. These labels are compatible with laser printers only, or can be handwritten on.

We also offer our popular matt white cane fibre biodegradable label material as an alternative which is compatible with laser & inkjet printers.

CL1210SGBIO (1 per sheet) is a popular size that is held in stock and offered in 10, 25, 50, 100 and 500 sheets. The rest of the semi-gloss bio range is offered in 500 sheet packs, with discounts available for larger quantities.

SGBIO labels are a made to order material, dispatched up to 10 working days after ordering. All prices below include UK mainland delivery and VAT.

Biodegradable Semi-Gloss Labels
Show Filters
Show Filters

Key Facts – Biodegradable Semi-Gloss Labels – SGBIO:

Label Material: Semi-Gloss Biodegradable

Adhesive Type: Permanent and Biodegradable

Printer Compatibility: Laser Printers

Min Order: 500+ Sheets

White Semi-Gloss Biodegradable & Compostable labels with Permanent Adhesive to EN 13432:2000 and also FSC certified for both the label face and backing.

A semi-gloss white paper developed and tested to biodegrade and be able to compost to the commercial standard EN13432 and the more demanding composting standard “OK Compost”.  Also, FSC certified.

A “Biodegradable” material is regarded as one that will break down and completely return to its natural elements usually within a year or less after disposal within a landfill site or similar and in doing so reduce the build-up of waste and therefore contribute to a cleaner environment.


A permanent, acrylic based Biodegradable & Compostable adhesive with good tack & adhesion on a wide range of surfaces. It also complies with EU food regulation 1935/2004/EC direct food contact with dry, non-fatty foodstuffs.


A white wood-free kraft backing paper.

Markets and Uses

Improves the green credentials of labels by being biodegradable and compostable – allowing already biodegradable / compostable packaging to fully degrade without needing to remove the label or compromise the overall performance.

Other Information

Our biodegradable semi-gloss paper labels are available in a range of shapes and sizes, including rectangular, square, round and oval.