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A Green Business That's Walking the Talk

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Shop Talk for Entrepreneurs

Shop Talk for Entrepreneurs


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We know we have to get off the fossil fuel addiction and business has to embrace sustainability. This entrepreneur came up with her own products to deal with these issues.

Justin interviews Lauren Gropper, the founder of Repurpose which makes products from plants, not petroleum, using Ingeo™ resin and meets ASTM 6400 compostability standards.

Lauren is currently the CEO for Repurpose, Inc., a consumer packaged goods company that she founded with a group of young environmental entrepreneurs. They were looking for quality solutions to the problem of single use petroleum based plastic products.

She is a green entrepreneur with a background in sustainable architecture and urban design, as well as sustainability consulting for the entertainment and hospitality industries. Lauren is also the co-founder of Minimal Productions, an environmental consulting firm, as well a founding partner in SHFT.com, an environmental media platform created by Adrian Grenier. Ms. Gropper’s clients include Microsoft, Hyundai, Absolut Vodka, Fairmont Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Soho House, The Greenwich Hotel, HGTV and The Food Network.

Justin Krane is a Certified Financial Planner and the President of Krane Financial Solutions. His savvy approach to financial planning allows clients to unite their money with their lives and business. Using a unique system developed from his studies of financial psychology, Justin partners with entrepreneurs to create a bigger vision for their business with education and financial modeling.