Wax Alternative Technology

Wax Alternative Technology

Paraffin and Mineral oil free
Excellent water holdout
Printable on both sides; high brightness & opacity
Available in Bleached, trulyNatural®, and can include recycled fiber content
Wax Alternative Technology
Paraffin-free technology provides the highest level of water repellency and resistance to oil and condiments.


Ahlstrom’s line of sustainable ParaFree® Wax Alternative Papers offers excellent water repellency and resistance to many oils and condiments. In addition to being printable on both sides, our higher brightness and opacity in comparison to traditional wax papers strengthen the visibility of your brand image and message.  

ParaFree® papers are available with bleached or Ahlstrom’s trulyNatural® fiber and are paraffin-free using renewable technologies. Our wax alternative papers can help you achieve your sustainability goals and deliver the performance your customers need.



  • Available in 9+ lb basis weights
  • Paraffin- and mineral oil–free
  • Functionality derived from renewable technology
  • Printable on both sides
  • High brightness
  • High opacity
  • Excellent water holdout
  • Available in bleached & trulyNatural® fibers with optional recycled content
  • Chain-of-Custody Forest Certification Available (Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), SFI®, PEFC™)
  • BPI compostability certified


Discover our products made with ParaFree® technology:



This technology participates in transitioning packaging ƒrom Plastic to Purpose.

Learn more about our philosophy and our webinars regarding the possibility of fiber-based solutions here