How on earth do we recycle glass?
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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English


  • Glass waste -- Recycling -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Glass waste -- Recycling.,
  • Recycling (Waste),
  • Glass craft.,
  • Handicraft.

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About the Edition

Describes the making of glass and the problems caused by glass waste. Also gives suggestion for crafts projects using discarded glass.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

StatementJoanna Randolph Rott and Seli Groves ; illustrations by Art Seiden.
ContributionsGroves, Seli., Seiden, Art, ill.
LC ClassificationsTP859.7 .R68 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1545099M
ISBN 101562941410
LC Control Number91024241

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