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  • A ChemClear collection is on the way for New South Wales agvet chemical users.

    Oct 13 2021
    Agsafe’s ChemClear program is holding a collection in New South Wales in March 2022. Agvet chemical users can now register their unwanted or obsolete agvet chemicals for collection. Registrations close on 28 January 2022. All successful registrations are acknowledged by email or post.  A reference number relatin...
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  • Dookie Lions club muster the troops for record drum collection

    Aug 25 2021
    The Dookie Lions Club drumMUSTER collection saw almost 4,000 drums brought in for recycling On Wednesday 18th August, the Dookie Lions Club held a drumMUSTER collection for the local farming and growing community. It was a big day for the community group run container collection with almost 4,000 agvet containers being broug...
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  • drumMUSTER operations not impacted by new Victorian EPA Regulations

    Aug 10 2021
    New Victorian EPA regulations came into effect from 1 July 2021. Agsafe has received advice from EPA Victoria that any agricultural chemical containers that are eligible for collection by the drumMUSTER program (cleaned and free of chemical residues & carry the drumMUSTER logo) are not classified as Reportable P...
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  • Bega Valley Council sets up new drumMUSTER collection point in Bermagui

    May 26 2021
    The new drumMUSTER cage at Bermagui Farmers and agricultural and veterinary chemical users now have a local drumMUSTER collection site in Bermagui. With the new cage now in operation, locals can drop off their used eligible chemical drums to the site at the Bermagui Waste and Recycling Depot during weekdays. The new cage ...
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  • QLD ChemClear collection coming in July

    Apr 15 2021
    Farmers and chemical holders will need to register their agvet chemicals by 13 June Queensland agvet chemicals holders will have an opportunity to safely dispose of their unwanted or obsolete chemicals with a ChemClear collection scheduled for July and August this year. With the recent floods through much of the eastern...
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  • Community groups collect 5 millionth container through the drumMUSTER program.

    Mar 27 2021
    drumMUSTER has helped Clare State School purchase laptops, iPads and 3D printers. Australia’s longest running agricultural waste management program recently celebrated a significant milestone.  The 5 millionth agvet chemical container was collected for recycling by community groups through their local collectio...
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  • Agsafe committed to helping farmers clean-up after natural disaster

    Mar 25 2021
    With the recent floods across New South Wales and Queensland, many farmers that store agvet chemicals will have been impacted. During flooding chemical containers can be damaged and become unidentifiable. CropLife Australia’s agricultural stewardship subsidiary, Agsafe, provides a service to safely collect and dispose of ...
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  • Agsafe welcomes Spraytec and CropSure to the drumMUSTER container recycling program.

    Jan 27 2021
    Agsafe would like to welcome the participation of Spraytec® and CropSure to the drumMUSTER agricultural and veterinary (AgVet) container recycling program. By participating in our product stewardship program, Spraytec® and CropSure have demonstrated their commitment to the environment as well as sustainable farming pr...
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  • Five ways to cool your chemicals

    Dec 14 2020
    This summer, ensure your chemicals are kept cool. With soaring temperatures expected over the summer period, drumMUSTER recommends chemical users and suppliers perform some simple safety checks on their stored products.  The effect of heat can reduce the effectiveness of a product and UV radiation can degrade plastics, ...
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  • NT Farmers embracing drumMUSTER's new mobile baler

    Dec 2 2020
    Photo: Simone Cameron of NT Farmers and drumMUSTER speaking at the Waste Symposium. In October, the annual Local Government Association of the NT (LGANT) held its annual Waste Symposium in Darwin. This year’s theme was ‘Exposing the sexy in waste management’. NT Farmers Association hold the current contract ...
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