Since the program began in 1999 drumMUSTER has:
- Held 63,114 collections nationwide
- Resulting in the collection of 34,984,068 chemical containers
- Equating to 39,485 tons of material diverted from landfill
- At 823 collection sites nationwide
The Program Has:
- Signed up 484 collection agencies including 358 councils conducting collections
- 111 active community groups nationwide
- That have inspected and collected 4,684,877 chemical containers
- This equals to $1,108,117.93 put back into the community
- 24 approved processors that remove the collected material and recycle it.
- collected 3,521,370 chemical containers from on-farm collections
- Farmers can contact their local Regional Consultant for more details.
drumMUSTER Regional Consultants Have:
- Trained 1,614 people to become drumMUSTER inspectors in the past three years,
- This is an average of 1.9 trained inspectors per site
- All inspectors must have a refresher course every three years.
Figures updated on 28 February 2020