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Clothing

Author: Helen Lewis
Publisher: South Yarra, Vic. : Macmillan Education Australia, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Did you know that the clothes you wear can use up natural resources and affect the environment? How the fabric is made, how the clothes are packaged and transported, and how you keep your clothes clean can all harm Earth. Understanding these environmental effects can help you choose 'greener' clothing and live more sustainably"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Lewis
ISBN: 9781420281620 1420281623
OCLC Number: 665160818
Notes: "Information and projects to help you live more sustainably."
Includes index.
Target Audience: For primary school age.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Living green --
Clothing --
Background briefing. Making fabric ; Manufacturing clothes ; Packaging and transporting clothes ; Cleaning clothes --
What can you do? --
Living green projects --
Make over a t-shirt --
Upgrade to arm warmers --
Dyeing for a change --
Colour transformation --
Recycled wristband --
Brand-new backpack --
Green clean --
Find out more about living green.
Responsibility: Helen Whittaker.

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"Did you know that the clothes you wear can use up natural resources and affect the environment? How the fabric is made, how the clothes are packaged and transported, and how you keep your clothes clean can all harm Earth. Understanding these environmental effects can help you choose 'greener' clothing and live more sustainably"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary.

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