Home & Garden Home Inventor Kavita Shukla Explains How Freshpaper Works (Video) By Lloyd Alter Design Editor University of Toronto Lloyd Alter is Design Editor for Treehugger and teaches Sustainable Design at Ryerson University in Toronto. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Lloyd Alter Updated October 11, 2018 ©. Fenugreen Share Twitter Pinterest Email Home Thrift & Minimalism Pest Control Natural Cleaning DIY Family Green Living Sustainable Eating When Melissa first wrote about Freshpaper last year I was skeptical; how could a simple mix of herbs and spices on a piece of paper make such a difference in food preservation? How could it possibly work? But in fact it works rather well. Furthermore, Kavita Shukla, who patented it at age 17, just explains it wonderfully here at a press conference in Copenhagen. Flanking her in the video are the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen and Eben Upton, inventor of the Raspberry Pi. See more about Freshpaper's award at the INDEX: Design to Improve Life competition here. and more about the product at Fenugreen Kavita Shukla of freshpaper from Lloyd Alter on Vimeo.