Since the program began in 1999 drumMUSTER has:
- Held 68,623 collections nationwide
- Resulting in the collection of 37,063,584 chemical containers
- Equating to 41,345 tons of material diverted from landfill
- At 840 collection sites nationwide
The Program Has:
- Signed up 481 collection agencies including 356 councils conducting collections
- 107 active community groups nationwide
- That have inspected and collected 5,060,699 chemical containers
- This equals to $1,208,250.30 put back into the community
- 25 approved processors that remove the collected material and recycle it.
- collected 3,706,987 chemical containers from on-farm collections
- Farmers can contact their local Regional Consultant for more details.
drumMUSTER Regional Consultants Have:
- Trained 1,801 people to become drumMUSTER inspectors in the past three years,
- This is an average of 2.1 trained inspectors per site
- All inspectors must have a refresher course every three years.
Figures updated on 16 April 2021