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  • drumMUSTER collects 20 millionth drum

    Sep 19 2012
    When Coolamon farmer Malcolm McKenzie delivered drumMUSTER’s 20 millionth drum he had no idea what it meant for the thousands of people involved with the program in the past 13 years. For children’s charity Country Hope in Wagga, it meant Malcolm’s drums would go towards supporting families with children suffering from ca...
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  • MEDIA ALERT: drumMUSTER celebrates 20 million drum milestone at Henty Field Days

    Sep 14 2012
    drumMUSTER, the national program for the recycling of empty agvet chemical containers, will hold a special presentation at the Henty Machinery Field Days next week to celebrate collecting its 20 millionth container in the program’s 13 year history. ABC’s Landline host Pip Courtney will kick off proceedings before introducing...
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  • Bundaberg breaks records and smashes expectations

    Sep 12 2012
    Chemical drum recycling is booming in Bundaberg after the region collected its biggest haul of containers through drumMUSTER this financial year. Latest drumMUSTER results show sites in the Bundaberg Regional Council collected 71,797 drums through the national agvet chemical container recycling program. That’s more than 18,...
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  • Volunteer firies teach drumMUSTER lessons on open day

    Sep 12 2012
    Local farmers will get a lesson or two about recycling their chemical containersand fire safety during the Mangrove MountainRural Fire Brigade’s Open Day. The band of volunteer firies will host a drumMUSTER collectionin line with an open day at their headquarters on Bloodtree Road, on the 22th September. Mangrove Mountain R...
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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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