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Results

Since the program began in 1999 drumMUSTER has:

  •  Held 74,599 collections nationwide
  •  Resulting in the collection of 39,798,545 chemical containers
  •  Equating to 43,842 tonnes of material diverted from landfill
  •  At 831 collection sites nationwide

The Program Has:

  •  Signed up 488 collection agencies including 355 councils conducting collections
  •  107 active community groups nationwide
    •  That have inspected and collected 5,613,473 chemical containers
    •  This equates to $1,361,996.07 being put back into the community
  •  26 approved processors that remove the collected material and recycle it
  •  collected 3,983,836 chemical containers from on-farm collections

drumMUSTER Regional Consultants Have:

  • Trained 1,891 people to become drumMUSTER inspectors in the past three years
  •  This is an average of 2.27 trained inspectors per site
  •  All inspectors must have a refresher course every three years

Figures updated on 3 August 2022