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Greener Public Purchasing

Issues and Practical Solutions (Environment (Paris, France))

by Carlo Pesso

  • 130 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Organization for Economic Cooperation & Devel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Nature,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9127551M
    ISBN 109264176888
    ISBN 109789264176881

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