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10 easy ways to buy recycled a smart shopper"s guide to closing the loop by Joel Makower

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Published by California Resources Agency, California Dept. of Conservation, California Environmental Protection Agency, California Integrated Waste Management Board in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English


  • Recycled products -- United States -- Purchasing,
  • Recycling industry -- United States -- Directories

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesTen easy ways to buy recycled.
Statementby Joel Makower.
ContributionsCalifornia. Dept. of Conservation., California Integrated Waste Management Board.
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20526426M
ISBN 100960575073

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