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Recycling a can

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Aluminum cans -- Recycling -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Recycling (Waste),
  • Aluminum -- Recycling.

  • About the Edition

    Follows an aluminum can from the time it is collected for recycling, through ninety days of different processing steps, to a new can that is ready for use.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCynthia MacGregor.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesThe Rosen Publishing Group"s reading room collection
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD794.5 .M32 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3939754M
    ISBN 100823937445
    LC Control Number2001007300
    OCLC/WorldCa48494032


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