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  • Small town making a big effort

    Mar 14 2019
    About 270km north of Perth, in the Mid-West region of Western Australia, is a small town that punches well above its weight when it comes to community engagement and looking out for the environment. Coorow has a population that sits at around 180 residents (161 according to the 2011 Census) and it seems like every one of them i...
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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Future sustainability of drumMUSTER program enhanced

    Jan 21 2019
    The drumMUSTER and ChemClear programs have been extremely successful stewardship programs in Australia for AgVet chemical containers and chemicals. The programs are supported across the AgVet and primary producer industry, and have operated through strong partnerships between manufacturers, distributors, primary producers a...
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  • Industry Master Code released. FREE Chain of Responsibility online training with Agsafe

    Dec 11 2018
    The Heavy Vehicle National Law’s Industry Master Code has now been finalised and released It has been developed by the ATA and Australian Logistics Council to assist all businesses in the chain of responsibility to manage common risks and improve safety. This is a code developed by the industry, for the indu...
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  • A successful opening day for new drumMUSTER collection site in the Barossa Valley

    Nov 16 2018
    Photo: Local farmers and chemical holders lined up to dispose of their chemical drums the right way. The drumMUSTER program has welcomed the addition of a new container collection site at Kuchels Contractors in Tanunda, South Australia. Barossa Valley farmers, viticulturists and agvet chemical holders now have a pathway for the...
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  • MEDIA RELEASE - New drumMUSTER site for Barossa Valley farmers

    Oct 30 2018
    Barossa Valley farmers now have access to a drumMUSTER collection site in Tanunda. Located at Kuchel Contractors at 52 Siegersdorf Rd, farmers will be able to dispose of their eligible, clean agvet chemical containers responsibly. There is an open day on 14 November for people to bring in the agvet containers to the new drumMUST...
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  • MEDIA RELEASE - drumMUSTER has now collected over 32 million drums

    Jul 24 2018
    Australia’s longest running agricultural waste management program has reached another milestone, with the collection of its 32-millionth chemical container. Agsafe’s drumMUSTER program, which began in Gunnedah (NSW) in 1999, is an end-of-life product stewardship program that has already saved councils an impressive $32 milli...
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  • On Farm Cages for collection of chemical containers

    Jun 12 2018
    drumMUSTER provides an easy, environmentally-friendly way of disposing of empty farming chemical containers across rural Australia. With the approval of drumMUSTER, TP Jones have developed a unique service & to increase the collection of empty containers from their clients, they have manufactured cages specif...
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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Western Downs hits the drumMUSTER jackpot

    May 10 2018
    Western Downs Regional Council is leading the way in agricultural waste management as Queensland’s first council to collect 1 million drumMUSTER containers for recycling. Farmers and other chemical users in the Western Downs region are proving their commitment to excellent land management practices, having delivered...
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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Final week for ChemClear bookings in SA

    Apr 23 2018
    Time is running out for South Australians to register their unwanted chemicals with ChemClear. Waste holders keen to clear their properties of agricultural and veterinary chemicals have until this Friday, 27 April, to book unwanted products with Agsafe’s industry-led chemical waste disposal service. People can also deliver unw...
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  • drumMUSTER recycling to continue despite threats to council programs

    Apr 19 2018
    Agsafe’s drumMUSTER program will continue its collaborative operations with local governments nationwide, despite threats to close Queensland’s council waste recycling services. Following reports of Ipswich City Council’s scrapping of its recycling program, drumMUSTER’s national agricultural container collection services...
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