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Plastic : past, present, and future

Author: Eun Ju Kim; Ji Won Lee; Joungmin Lee Comfort
Publisher: Brunswick, Victoria : Scribble, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world consumes over 300 million tonnes of plastic each year. But when did we start using plastic? And why? Where does all the plastic waste go? Journey through the life cycle of plastic -how plastics are produced, the many uses of plastics throughout the last century, how our plastic use has spiralled out of control, and what we can do about it.
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Genre/Form: History
Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eun Ju Kim; Ji Won Lee; Joungmin Lee Comfort
ISBN: 9781925849196 1925849198
OCLC Number: 1114981066
Language Note: Translated from the Korean.
Notes: Originally published in Korean by Woongjin Thinkbig Co., Ltd, 2017.
Description: 36 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 30 cm.
Responsibility: text by Eun-ju Kim ; illustration by Ji-Won Lee ; [translation, Joungmin Lee Comfort].

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The world consumes over 300 million tonnes of plastic each year. But when did we start using plastic? And why? Where does all the plastic waste go? Journey through the life cycle of plastic -how plastics are produced, the many uses of plastics throughout the last century, how our plastic use has spiralled out of control, and what we can do about it.

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