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Plastics recycling in practice.

Plastics recycling in practice.

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Published by European Centre for Plastics in the Environment in Brussels .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastic scrap -- Recycling -- Europe.,
  • Plastic scrap -- Recycling -- Case studies -- Europe.,
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAssociation of Plastics Manufacturers in Europe., European Centre for Plastics in the Environment.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19736660M


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