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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Chemical safety a must in summer

    Nov 23 2017
    Agricultural and veterinary chemical store owners are urged to conduct safety checks on their premises in preparation for fire and cyclone season. They can also do their farmer clients a favour by encouraging them to do the same back on their properties. Agsafe has developed a simple five-point Summer Safety Checklist to help bo...
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  • Inspiring success for farming women

    Oct 20 2017
    Agsafe proudly sponsored three Australian Women in Agriculture conference delegates last month, where our visitors heard from some inspirational keynote speakers and shared their experiences with others in the ag industry. “Don’t let the pursuit of perfection stop you”. That was just one of many messages Agsafe’s d...
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  • Qld farmers commended for chemical waste safety

    Oct 10 2017
    Property owners throughout Queensland proved their worth as land heroes when they surrendered a whopping 28 tonnes of unwanted farm chemicals for safe destruction in the recent six-week state wide collection. Agsafe’s ChemClear program collects and disposes of unwanted products that display the drumMUSTER logo on the chemical ...
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  • Tasmanian farmers saving waste from landfill

    Aug 31 2017
    MEDIA RELEASE Tasmanian landholders have been lauded for their commitment to environmental safety following the collection of the 500,000th drumMUSTER agvet chemical container. Agsafe’s drumMUSTER program is Australia’s longest running agricultural waste management scheme, which has diverted 30 million eligible, empty contai...
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  • Community group collects 30-millionth drumMUSTER container

    Aug 17 2017
    Agsafe’s drumMUSTER program upheld its reputation as Australia’s most successful agricultural waste management operation, when the 30-millionth empty farm chemical container was collected on Tuesday. The occasion was marked at a community event in the tiny town of Dookie near Shepparton, Victoria, where volunteers at the Doo...
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  • drumMUSTER celebrating 30-million milestone

    Aug 10 2017
    Australia’s longest running agricultural waste management program will record a landmark achievement on Tuesday, with the collection of its 30-millionth chemical container. Agsafe’s drumMUSTER program, which began in 1999, is an end-of-life product stewardship program that has already saved councils an impressive $31 million...
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  • Sponsorship opportunities for women

    Jul 31 2017
    Are you an Australian woman involved in the agriculture industry? Or perhaps you’re a domestic ag student seeking mentoring opportunities. Agsafe’s ChemClear and drumMUSTER programs are sponsoring three people to attend the AWiA annual conference this September in Brisbane, where this year’s theme is Securing Australian Ag...
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  • Farm chems getting the right treatment

    Jul 18 2017
    Ever wondered what happens to farm chemicals when they’re collected by ChemClear? When landholders commit to safe disposal of unwanted agvet chemicals, they start the ball rolling by taking an inventory and booking unwanted product, which they deliver to the ChemClear truck at a council waste depot. Once those registered c...
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  • Get connected on Instagram

    Jul 10 2017
    Have you checked out our new Instagram account?  Follow us on @agsafeaustralia as we celebrate the achievements of the nation’s ag industry. ...
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  • Plastic waste is everyone's problem

    May 10 2017
    Images of plastic waste littering a beautiful view is the only reality check most people need to prompt thoughtful disposal of recyclables. However, what happens to used agvet chemical containers? Since drumMUSTER started operations in 1998, the national recycling collection program has saved more than 29 million agvet chemical ...
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