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Biodegradable: Detergents and the Environment

By: W McGucken

160 pages, Tabs

Texas A & M University Press

Hardback | Jun 2006 | #42827 | ISBN: 0890964793
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Looks at the most publicised pollution problem of the 1950s and 1960s. When synthetic detergents replaced soaps for household use after the Second World War, billows of foam passed through sewage treatment plants and ultimately into the water supply.


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