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Maine Goodwill Tells Residents to Stop Donating Broken Items

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A Goodwill store in Portland, Maine is telling people to stop "wishcycling" by donating broken items.

The issue is not a new problem for stores in the New England area. Waste removal has cost the stores $1.2 million. 13.2 million pounds of used car batteries, broken furniture, single shoes and more have been donated.

Workers say they are spending more time of sorting through trash instead of helping the community.

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