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  • drumMUSTER heads to Henty Field Days

    Sep 11 2012
    drumMUSTER is dusting off the boots in preparation for this year’s Henty Field Days where it’ll celebrate collecting its 20 millionth chemical container. The three day farm machinery exhibition will mark the start of a new era for the national recycling program which has kept 25,000 tonnes of plastic and metal out of landfi...
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  • drumMUSTER 2: Return of the drums

    Aug 24 2012
    The Campaspe Shire Council will hold another drumMUSTER Collection Day this year on the back of a widely successful collection in March. Chemical users are urged to bring in their clean eligible agvet drumMUSTER containers to the Colbinabbin Transfer Station on Cemetery Road, Wednesday 29th August from 9am to 12pm. More than ...
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  • Changes to annual Warren drumMUSTER run

    Aug 10 2012
    The Warren Shire’s July drumMUSTER run has been delayed until August after recent rain has slowed bookings in the region. Drums will now be collected from Tuesday 14th to Thursday 16thAugust. OnFarm processing will be available to collect stockpiles direct from farms, subject to volumes. Locals will be able to drop-off smal...
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  • 20 millionth drum milestone in sight

    Aug 7 2012
    Records are made to be broken and drumMUSTER is well on its way to smashing a milestone by getting ready to collect its 20 millionth container in a few months time. So far the industry led waste reduction initiative to recycle non-returnable agvet chemical containers has collected and recycled 19.7 million containers since it ...
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  • Best tip in Australia back drumMUSTER

    Jul 5 2012
    When Wynyard Waste Transfer station in North West Tasmania was named the best tip in the country it was no surprise they were big supporters of drumMUSTER. The station was recently awarded the Australian Tidy Town’s Resource Recovery and Waste Management Award. Robert Sheedy, who has run the station for nine years, said their...
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  • Time to clean up your agvet chemical containers

    Jun 29 2012
    Cardinia Shire Council residents looking to clean up their properties can take advantage of the upcoming drumMUSTERcollection at the Tynong Shire Depot, 47 Nar Nar Goon-Longwarry Road in Tynong on Thursday 12 July, from 10am to 12pm midday. With a lull in activity through the winter period, now is a good time to gather up used ...
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  • drumMUSTER's silent hero

    Jun 13 2012
    Throughout the country, hundreds of gifted and passionate people are helping to keep their land safe and clean through drumMUSTER. Perry Ruffels from Veolia Environmental Services is one of those talented people. Three years ago, Perry moved into logistics after driving collection trucks for drumMUSTER. After making the switc...
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  • Making more time for drumMUSTER collections

    Jun 1 2012
    Kempsey locals can now dispose of their drumMUSTER labelled containers for free any day of the week after making a quick appointment with the Waste Management Centre. For years farmers and other commercial chemical users in the region have wanted a more convenient way to properly dispose of their empty product containers. drum...
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  • Million Drum Milestone for Central Murray

    May 29 2012
    More than one million drums will avoid landfills thanks to the efforts of some passionate locals doing their bit for thedrumMUSTER program. The Central Murray Regional Waste Management Group has processed nearly a third of all drums recycled through the program in Victoria, preventing 1234 tonnes of waste from clogging up landf...
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  • Huonville's Environmental Growers

    May 7 2012
    BW Griggs & Sons takes cleaning up the farm very seriously indeed. As the longstanding Huonville apple-growing business continues to gain traction in the competitive fruit and vegetable industry, it has enlisted the help of the drumMUSTER program to safely dispose of its empty agvet chemical containers.  Led by third-gen...
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