Recycling plant opened at Leimakhong

17 July 2017

IMPHAL | July 16

A Tetra Pak compacting plant was inaugurated at Leimakhong military station by Brigadier SKS Chauhan, deputy general officer commanding, Red Shield Division yesterday.

A release said that the ceremony was attended by army officials and environment director of Tetra Pak South Asia Markets, Pravin Mallick.

It said with setting up of this Baling machine plant, Red Shield Division has taken another step towards its efforts to promote conservation and environment protection and recycle the cartons and added that the plant can also be used to compress other subsequent recycling waste materials like plastic bottles, cardboard cartons, newspapers etc, with support from Tetra Pak India Private Limited,

Pravin Mallick said that Tetra Pak cartons are fully recyclable and can be recycled into various useful products like desks, benches, roof sheets and notebooks and added that Tetra Pak Limited has invested ahead of the curve to build a sustainable recycling eco-system for used cartons across the country, it concluded.


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