Paper waste made non-toxic green Aerogel

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In a recent research,  paper waste have successfully been turned  into green nontoxic cellulose aerogels by  the scientists of  National University of Singapore (NUS).  Aerogels are basically among the lightest solid materials available in the world.  These are known as  one of the finest insulation materials available in the world. These are basically ultra-light, non-toxic, flexible, extremely strong  and water repellent. It has low thermal conductivity and possess   high value oil absorption capacity. Its fabrication process consumes  less energy and on the other hand, releases fewer polluting emissions into the air and water.Currently,  aerogels are mainly made up of silica which  not so much environment-friendly.

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