Illegal plastic factories booming

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  • Saturday, 18 May 2019

Penang Housing, Town and Country Planning and Local Government Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo (left) having a discussion with Seberang Prai Municipal Council president Datuk Rozali Mohamud during the press conference at the MPSP headquarters in Bandar Perda, Bukit Mertajam./Picby:CHAN BOON KAI/The Star/17 May 2019.

BUKIT MERTAJAM: While authorities believe that there are about 400 plastic recycling factories in Seberang Prai alone, the number of illegal operators may easily outnumber the legal ones.

Penang Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said most of the illegal operators were mainly in Bukit Tengah.

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