Since the program began in 1999 drumMUSTER has:
- Held 61,867 collections nationwide
- Resulting in the collection of 34,518,345 chemical containers
- Equating to 39,140 tons of material diverted from landfill
- At 823 collection sites nationwide
The Program Has:
- Signed up 478 collection agencies including 358 councils conducting collections
- 111 active community groups nationwide
- That have inspected and collected 4,595,825 chemical containers
- This equals to $1,085,854.93 put back into the community
- 24 approved processors that remove the collected material and recycle it.
- collected 3,479,205 chemical containers from on-farm collections
- Farmers can contact their local Regional Consultant for more details.
drumMUSTER Regional Consultants Have:
- Train 1,565 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 15 November 2019