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  • National Recycling Week

    Nov 11 2019
    National Recycling Week is a great opportunity to get your workplace involved in new or existing recycling programs and other sustainability initiatives. Having recycling programs in place is not only good for the environment but research shows that it is also good for staff morale with three in four employees agreeing that hav...
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  • Drought takes its toll on 2019 sugarcane season

    Oct 14 2019
    CANEGROWERSMedia Release A lack of rain is making a dent in Queensland’s 2019 sugarcane harvest and the peak group for growers, CANEGROWERS, says a new report indicates the state economy will feel the impacts. CANEGROWERS CEO Dan Galligan said figures for January to September 2019 revealed the southern sugarca...
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  • 5 millionth agvet container collected in WA

    Sep 26 2019
    Photo: Dominique Doyle (Agsafe), Tanya Beinhauer ( EMRC) and Stephen Fitzpatrick (EMRC) at the presentation. On Wednesday 25 September drumMUSTER presented the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) with a certificate recognising their outstanding contribution toward Australia’s most successful stewardship ...
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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Imtrade Australia rejoins the drumMUSTER Program

    Sep 10 2019
    Agsafe is pleased to advise that Imtrade Australia, has decided to rejoin the drumMUSTER & ChemClear programs effective immediately. As such Imtrade containers are eligible and can be accepted at all drumMUSTER collection sites effective immediately. Please notify all your Council’s drumMUSTER Inspectors that Imtra...
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  • drumMUSTER reaches 34 million recycled containers

    Aug 9 2019
    Australia’s longest running agricultural waste management program has today reached another milestone, with the collection of its 34-millionth chemical container. This equates to over 38,000 tonnes of waste that would otherwise have been sent to landfill or have been burnt or buried on farms. Agsafe’s drumMUSTER program,...
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  • drumMUSTER recognises outstanding contributions to the program at Agsafe Awards

    Jul 31 2019
    At the recent Agsafe Stewardship Conference and Awards in Brisbane, the drumMUSTER program came together from all parts of the country to recognise outstanding contributions to agricultural stewardship. Awards presented for the program were for the Community Group of the Year, Council Collection Facility of the Year, and the...
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  • DrumMUSTER celebrates 20 years of clean, green farms

    May 30 2019
    drumMUSTER is the national program for the collection and recycling of empty, cleaned, non-returnable crop protection and on-farm animal health chemical containers; known as AgVet products.  drumMUSTER’s belief is that the responsible use of AgVet chemicals, and waste management initiatives mean a cleaner environment...
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  • EPA fines basil farmer $2500 for misuse of pesticides

    May 19 2019
    The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is reminding horticultural growers to use and store pesticides correctly and ensure pesticide qualifications are valid after issuing fines totaling $2500 to a basil grower for unlawfully using pesticides on produce, operating without the correct qualifications, not storing pest...
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  • Seawin Biotech joins drumMUSTER program

    May 8 2019
    Welcome to the drumMUSTER & ChemClear family Seawin Biotech. We’re thrilled to have you on board! Seawin’s biologically enhanced fertilisers provide outstanding nourishment and stimulants for your plants and improves the health and performance of the soil. Seawin’s biologically enhanced fertil...
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  • Bundaberg farmers proving their environmental credentials through the drumMUSTER program.

    Apr 30 2019
    Over 700,000 containers have been recycled through the drumMUSTER program in the Bundaberg region since 1999. Since November 1999 farmers and agvet chemical users in the Bundaberg region have utilised the drumMUSTER container recycling program to recycle over 700,000 ag and vet chemical containers. This equates to over 740 t...
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