Lauren-Gropper-Repurpose.jpeg Lauren Gropper‘s past work in the green-building world paired her with clients that were often asking about more sustainable food and drink wares. Stumped on a well-priced, functional, truly sustainable solution, she set out to do it herself, creating Repurpose Compostables. Now, Gropper’s mission is to convince consumers of the importance of switching from petroleum-based products to compostable plant-based solutions.