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  • Supporting World Environment Day

    Jun 5 2013
    As the country celebrates World Environment Day today, it’s important to remember that protecting your environment starts in your backyard. World Environment Day is a global day for positive environmental action. Since 1972, the day has grown to become one of the biggest days which promotes worldwide awareness of the environme...
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  • drumMUSTER is back in Cardinia Shire

    Apr 17 2013
    Cardinia Shire Council will once again hold a drumMUSTER collection as part of their annual program. From 10am-12pm on Saturday 4 May, agvet chemical users can drop off their clean drumMUSTER-eligible chemical containers at the Cardinia Council Depot, 18 Purton Road, Pakenham. Over 7,500 drums have been delivered and recycled ou...
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  • drumMUSTER back in Campaspe for 2013

    Mar 27 2013
    The national program for collecting and recycling empty agvet chemical containers is back in the Campaspe region for another collection day. Chemical users and farmers are urged to bring in their clean and eligible agvet drumMUSTER containers to Lockington Recreation Reserve on Burns Street, Wednesday 17th April from 9am to 12pm...
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  • Small town calls on farmers’ drums

    Mar 22 2013
    Mansfield Shire Council has joined up with drumMUSTER and the local CFA to let farmers know there is a way to get rid of their empty agvet chemical containers. In the past five years, the Maindample CFA has been holding drumMUSTER collection days at the Mansfield Works Depot on behalf of the council. Twice a year the CFA puts ou...
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  • Win for farmers in drumMUSTER year-round service

    Mar 18 2013
    A local tip will now provide a regular drumMUSTER service for local farmers looking to get rid of their empty agvet chemical containers. For more than 10 years, Narrogin Refuse Site in WA has held two collection days per year to service local farmers who want to recycle their eligible and clean containers through the national p...
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  • drumMUSTER: supporting local communities

    Mar 8 2013
    Every year more and more community groups across Western Australia are joining drumMUSTER to help improve the quality of life and environment in their local towns. More than 20 groups across the state hold drumMUSTER collections for farmers and waste holders who are looking to get rid of their empty and clean agvet chemical cont...
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  • Agsafe education bursary winners announced

    Feb 24 2013
    A student and an agronomist have taken out Agsafe’s 2012 Education Bursary. Brett Barker from Nulawill, Victoria and Steven Serafin from Griffith, NSW, each received $2500 to go towards their studies in agriculture. Brett Barker Brett, who’s half way through his Bachelor degree in Agriculture at Latrobe University, said the ...
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  • School gets drumMUSTER cash bonus

    Feb 12 2013
    A cash bonus to local Primary schools is just one of the advantages to the district community of chemical containers being recycled through drumMUSTER. Support for the program continues to be encouraged, with the message that the more drums collected the greater the benefits on farm, to the environment and to local children. (L-...
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  • drumMUSTER and ChemClear lend a hand in bushfire clean-up

    Jan 25 2013
    Australia’s two on-farm chemical waste programs are lending a hand to those affected in the bushfires by assisting the clean-up of any agvet chemicals or containers damaged in the devastation. So far more than 200 homes and about as many sheds across the country have been destroyed by raging fires in Victoria and NSW. In Coona...
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  • Dundeoo farmer returns NSW's 6 millionth drum

    Dec 20 2012
    An award winning Merino stud owner has earned another worthy trophy after returning drumMUSTER’s six millionth drum in NSW earlier this month. Lou Armstrong, who runs and owns the 120-year-old Pemcaw Merino Stud east of Dunedoo, brought in 237 drums to the drumMUSTER Dunedoo site run by the local Lions Club. Lou said the d...
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