First vegan book made of grass paper

Made with ❤︎ in Germany

About Us

Matabooks is a young start-up from Dresden. We are the first publisher in Germany to offer vegan novels and notebooks made of grass paper. We produce print products in a particularly sustainable and fair way. Our books are biodegradable and are mostly handmade. We also want to give you the opportunity to contribute to environmental, climate and animal protection. The raw material grass is available in Germany in sufficient quantities as a natural product. This means that transport distances between the harvest and the paper mill are short – on average only 100 km. This reduces CO2 consumption by up to 75%. Due to low lignin content in grass, no chemicals are used in production. In addition, the products are free of animal components, such as bone meal in bookbinding glue or animal dyes in printing ink. The more we use grass paper books, the more we actively do something to protect our environment.
Every blade of grass counts!


Kay Hedrich

CEO & Founder

Kuldeep Shetty

Packaging Engineer

Josephine Sieber

Graphic & Media Designer


Chief Happiness Officer

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