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If you wouldn’t buy it, don’t donate it, say charities struggling under piles of junk donations – ABC News

Tasmanians are being urged to only donate to charity shops what they would buy themselves, as the stores are again being inundated with trash.

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Susan Clarke has worked at a Tasmanian opportunity shop for 16 years and has never seen so many donations but it’s not all good news.
Key points:

  • Charities across Tasmania are being inundated with rubbish post the COVID-19 lockdown
  • The Hobart City Council has scrapped its free disposal of landfill waste for charities this financial year
  • Tasmanians are being encouraged to only donate what they would they would buy

Op shops across Tasmania are once again being inundated with trash, mostly from COVID-19…

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