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Collector orders sealing of plastic bags factory

Officials seized one ton of plastic bags from the factory in Abdullapuram on Tuesday.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

A factory involved in the manufacture of plastic carry-bags was sealed on Tuesday following the orders of the District Collector.

Premises raided

Based on the information received by the Pollution Control Board office here, a team led by Block Development Officer (schemes) and Tahsildar, raided the premises in Abdullapuram on the outskirts of Vellore city.

Supplied to wholesalers

Nearly one ton of plastic carry-bags, which would be supplied to wholesalers in Vellore, was seized.

Raw materials and machinery used for the manufacturing and recycling of such carry-bags, banned by the State government since last year, were found by the team.


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