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  • Lucky SA farmer returns 3 millionth drum

    Last updated: 23-10-2012
    Less than 100 empty agvet chemical containers returned by a farmer have helped South Australia crack the 3 million drum record last Wednesday. The lucky deliverer, Sheldon Keller from Robertstown, had no idea he was holding the state’s 3 millionth drum when he drove in with 97 of his drums ready to be recycled and turned into ...
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  • Dookie Lions Club commits 100% to drumMUSTER

    Last updated: 22-10-2012
    The Dookie Lions Club say they will be fully committed to their new duties as drumMUSTER inspectors after members voted unanimously to start collecting empty agvet chemical containers. The newest addition to the drumMUSTER family will receive 25 cents for each drum they inspect from local farmers and chemical users around th...
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  • Struggling firies call for drumMUSTER containers

    Last updated: 19-10-2012
    A group of local fire fighters are calling on farmers, growers and other agvet chemical users to bring in their empty drums after collection numbers reached an all-time low in the shire this week. For the past four years the Maindample CFA has been collecting drums at the Mansfield Works Depot to raise money for new equipment an...
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  • drumMUSTER kicking goals for Silo Challenge

    Last updated: 12-10-2012
    As the story goes in 1992 AFL superstar Billy Brownless stopped at Mirrool in NSW on his way to a wedding and kicked a footy over the town’s 32 metre high grain silos. From that day on locals and visitors continue to gather every year for one day in October and attempt the amazing kick again at the Mirrool Silo Kick Challenge....
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  • Elmore Racing Club set to harness drum power

    Last updated: 04-10-2012
    Victorians in the Greater Bendigo region are racing to improve their drumMUSTER efforts as a number of collection days are scheduled to kick off next month. The Elmore Harness Racing Club will hold its first drumMUSTER at the course to give local growers the opportunity to get rid of their empty and clean agvet chemical conta...
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  • Dalby sets its sights on next 20 millionth milestone

    Last updated: 03-10-2012
    The Dalby region is helping drumMUSTER get a head start on collecting another 20 million drums as the local council prepares for three musters next week. Collections will be held at Bell, Ducklo and Jandowae next Thursday to give local growers the opportunity to get rid of their eligible and clean agvet chemical containers. L...
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  • drumMUSTER Song hits YouTube

    Last updated: 03-10-2012
    drumMUSTER continues to dominate social media by launching its own YouTube channel. Our debut hit is the music video to the drumMUSTER Song to share with a brand new audience. After reaching 20 million drums we decided to let our hair down and share a bit of our past with those who have been with us for more than a decade. T...
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  • drumMUSTER collects 20 millionth drum

    Last updated: 19-09-2012
    When Coolamon farmer Malcolm McKenzie delivered drumMUSTER’s 20 millionth drum he had no idea what it meant for the thousands of people involved with the program in the past 13 years. For children’s charity Country Hope in Wagga, it meant Malcolm’s drums would go towards supporting families with children suffering from ca...
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  • MEDIA ALERT: drumMUSTER celebrates 20 million drum milestone at Henty Field Days

    Last updated: 14-09-2012
    drumMUSTER, the national program for the recycling of empty agvet chemical containers, will hold a special presentation at the Henty Machinery Field Days next week to celebrate collecting its 20 millionth container in the program’s 13 year history. ABC’s Landline host Pip Courtney will kick off proceedings before introducing...
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  • Bundaberg breaks records and smashes expectations

    Last updated: 12-09-2012
    Chemical drum recycling is booming in Bundaberg after the region collected its biggest haul of containers through drumMUSTER this financial year. Latest drumMUSTER results show sites in the Bundaberg Regional Council collected 71,797 drums through the national agvet chemical container recycling program. That’s more than 18,...
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