Unwasted Potential, Beyond the Harvest

100% Tree-Free and Sustainable Pulp, Paper and Packaging Solutions​

Our Products

Virgin Kraft Pulp

Made from 100% recycled banana pseudostems, this pulp is not only sustainable but also offers top-notch quality and performance for your paper manufacturing needs.

Kraft Paper

Made from the high-quality virgin Kraft pulp obtained from banana pseudostems, it sets a new standard for sustainability and performance. Perfect for packaging, crafting, and other applications.

Corrugated Boxes

Made from our environmentally friendly Kraft paper, these boxes offer strength and durability while minimizing your carbon footprint. Ideal for packaging a wide variety of products.

Organic Vermi Fertilizer

Give your plants the nutrients they deserve with our Organic Vermi Fertilizer. Produced from the waste of fiber extraction and processed through vermicomposting, this fertilizer is rich in nutrients and beneficial microorganisms. Perfect for organic farming and gardening.

Vermi Tea

Boost the growth and health of your plants with our Vermi Tea. Made from the leachate collected during vermicomposting, this liquid fertilizer is packed with nutrients, enzymes, and beneficial microorganisms. Ideal for all types of plants and gardens.

Beyond Paper

Zafree Paper is a company
based in Ethiopia that
manufactures a 100% tree-free
pulp, paper and paper products
using agro-waste.

Our Process

Source agriculture waste from small farmers 

Pulp and Paper processing at Zafree factory 

Convert paper
into sustainable


Driving Sustainable Change: Our SDG Goals


Know what's happening around us


Seedstar : DOEN Land Restoration Prize
1st Place Winner

Tony Elumelu Foundation 2019

Lead 2030 Challenge SDG 5
1st Place Winner

EWC Top 10
The only startup selected from Africa


Meet the team


Bethelhem Dejene

Co-Founder & CEO


Betelhem Fikre

Co-Founder & COO


Gabriella Abraham

Legal Advisor

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Medhanit Mamaye

Chief Innovation Officer

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Amanuel Ketema

Junior Innovation Officer

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Hana Yifru

Procurement Manager

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