Plea to stop dumping as Central Victorian op-shop clean-up bill soars

Allanah Sciberras
By Allanah Sciberras
Updated March 22 2022 - 6:21am, first published March 21 2022 - 7:54pm
PROBLEM: Piles of goods left outside recycling bins for a for-profit enterprise in Bendigo a few years ago. Charities experience the same issue and urge people to leave goods at op shops during business hours. Picture: DARREN HOWE

CENTRAL Victorian op shops are pleading with the community to stop illegal dumping outside local stores, with the cost of removing and disposing of unwanted items and rubbish now at record numbers.


Allanah Sciberras

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