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Since the program began in 1999 drumMUSTER has:

  •  Held 76,207 collections nationwide
  •  Resulting in the collection of 40,574,564 chemical containers
  •  Equating to 44,545 tonnes of material diverted from landfill
  •  At 830 collection sites nationwide

The Program Has:

  •  Signed up 487 collection agencies including 353 councils conducting collections
  •  107 active community groups nationwide
    •  That have inspected and collected 5,718,076 chemical containers
    •  This equates to $1,391,284.91 being put back into the community
  •  26 approved processors that remove the collected material and recycle it
  •  collected 4,059,489 chemical containers from on-farm collections

drumMUSTER Regional Consultants Have:

  • Trained 2,108 people to become drumMUSTER inspectors in the past three years
  •  This is an average of 2.53 trained inspectors per site
  •  All inspectors must have a refresher course every three years

Figures updated on 2 Dec 2022