SPCB conducts anti-polythene drive, seizes 350 kg banned material

JAMMU: The State Pollution Control Board conducted several anti-polythene drives to educate the public about the hazards of polythene bags besides ensuring strict implementation of ban on polythene material.

A joint team of officers from SPCB Divisional Office Jammu (North), Jammu (South) and Samba (North) carried out an extensive anti-polythene drive in Narwal Fruit Mandi, Trikuta Nagar, Channi, Digiana and adjoining areas.

During the raids, around 350 kg of polythene material was seized by the team and the offenders were booked on the spot. The team issued strict instructions to the defaulters to desist from illegal storage and sale of banned polythene material.

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