Arch Grants
  • Origin: Columbia
  • Grant awarded in: 2014

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What is Lifepack?

Lifepack produces plates and other products made of natural fibers and seeds that can germinate and are 100% biodegradable. After use, Lifepack materials germinate into new plants that may be used for human consumption. Close to 70% of materials germinate after one week, thus contributing to the reduction of GHG emissions since we substitute polymer products such as plastic and foam.

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Claudia Isabel Barona

Claudia Isabel Barona Bonilla is the Commercial Manager of Lifepack, a 2014 Arch Grants recipient.

Claudia Isabel earned her degree in Industrial Engineering from The Pontifical Xavierian University. Claudia has a background in project management, consulting, and environmental preservation and has been highlighted as an entrepreneur in Colombia for being one of the creators of intellectual germinable dishes.

Andres Benavides

Andres Benavides is the Chief Executive Officer of Lifepack, a 2014 Arch Grants recipient.

Andres earned his degree from the University of the Sabana, where he currently practices as a lawyer. In 2008 he began his career as an entrepreneur in the environmental area. Since then, he has been researching the development of degradable disposable products such as plates and cups.

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