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Assoc Prof Duong Hai-Minh (centre) and his team from NUS Mechanical Engineering developed a technique that converts pineapple leaf fibres into ultra-light, biodegradable aerogels.

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Out of a 100 plastic bottles discarded here, only six are recycled. The rest end up either buried in landfills or as trash on land and sea. 

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By Yiming Woo SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could help reduce plastic waste dumped in oceans and clogging landfills.

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World’s first PET aerogels cut plastic waste, and are suitable for heat and sound insulation, oil spill cleaning, carbon dioxide absorption, as well as fire safety applications

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