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500 kg of banned plastic seized in Pandavapura

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Mandya: Pandavapura TMC officials raided street vendors and seized about 500 kg of banned plastic carry bags on Saturday.

The officials led by Environment Engineer M G Shafinaz seized the bags and educated the vendors about the hazards of plastic. The cloth bags were distributed to them.

The shopkeepers who are using cloth bags against plastic carry bags, in Pandavapura.

In some of the shops, the vendors have already stopped using banned plastic materials and are using bags made of Jute, Wire and Paper complying with the solid waste management rules. The seized materials will be shredded and sent to the cement factories.

The TMC officials are also conducting awareness programmes frequently.

– Team Mysoorunews

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