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Tons of Trash Why You Should Recycle and What Happens When You Do (An Avon Camelot Book) by Joan Rattner Heilman

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Published by Avon Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Science & Technology - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Environmental Studies,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Recycling (Waste),
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.),
  • Refuse and refuse disposal,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNancy Schill (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10753729M
ISBN 100380763796
ISBN 109780380763795
OCLC/WorldCa25049900

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