drumMUSTER agvet chemical container recycling program

drumMUSTER agvet chemical container recycling program

Richmond Valley Council is working with drumMUSTER to provide agricultural chemical users with a recycling pathway for eligible empty agvet chemical containers. drumMUSTER has established collection facilities all over Australia and since its inception in 1998 the program has recycled over 33 million containers.


Clean and eligible containers which display the drumMUSTER logo (at left) can be taken to either collection points at Nammoona Waste and Resource Recovery Facility Monday – Sunday: 8.30am – 4.30pm and Evans Head Transfer Station Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 8.30am – 4.30pm

The logo can be displayed on the chemical label, embossed into the container wall or applied as a sticker to the container. Containers not displaying this logo may be from non-participating manufacturers and will not be accepted into the program


Eligible hazardous chemicals include:

·         Insecticides
·         Nematicides
·         Plant Growth Regulators
·         Fungicides
·         Miticides
·         Animal Health Products
·         Seed Dressings
·         Rodenticides
·         Paraciticides, internal & external
·         Defoliants
·         Anthelmintics
·         Herbicides
·         Lousicides and Vaccines

Eligible non-hazardous chemicals include:

·         Surfactants
·         Wetting Agents
·         Adjuvants
·         Spreaders
·         Stickers
·         Foam Markers
·         Spray Markers
·         Dye
·         Spray Oils
·         Liquid Fertilisers
·         Dairy Detergents
·         Farm Disinfectants
·         Teat dip
·         Animal Nutrition Products
·         Udder wash

For further information on the program please go to the drumMUSTER website http://www.drummuster.org.au/

For simple steps guide click here: http://www.drummuster.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/SIMPLE-STEPS-FINAL_ENGLISH.pdf

Have Your Say...

Quick Contact

"*" indicates required fields

Search Council's website

Type your search query here to find relevant pages on the Richmond Valley Council site.