Since the program began in 1999 drumMUSTER has:
- Held 67,838 collections nationwide
- Resulting in the collection of 36,733,267 chemical containers
- Equating to 41,053 tons of material diverted from landfill
- At 837 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 5,018,460 chemical containers
- This equals to $1,196,545.39 put back into the community
- 25 approved processors that remove the collected material and recycle it.
- collected 3,660,640 chemical containers from on-farm collections
- Farmers can contact their local Regional Consultant for more details.
drumMUSTER Regional Consultants Have:
- Trained 1,748 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 15 February 2021