Since the program began in 1999 drumMUSTER has:
- Held 65,959 collections nationwide
- Resulting in the collection of 36,010,314 chemical containers
- Equating to 40,414 tons of material diverted from landfill
- At 828 collection sites nationwide
The Program Has:
- Signed up 479 collection agencies including 356 councils conducting collections
- 113 active community groups nationwide
- That have inspected and collected 4,874,608 chemical containers
- This equals to $1,157,015.42 put back into the community
- 25 approved processors that remove the collected material and recycle it.
- collected 3,603,350 chemical containers from on-farm collections
- Farmers can contact their local Regional Consultant for more details.
drumMUSTER Regional Consultants Have:
- Trained 1,581 people to become drumMUSTER inspectors in the past three years,
- This is an average of 1.9 trained inspectors per site
- All inspectors must have a refresher course every three years.
Figures updated on 15 September 2020