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Waste and recycling on the Gold Coast

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drumMUSTER - chemical container recycling

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drumMUSTER chemical container recycling program is available at Stapylton Landfill on a permanent basis.

drumMUSTER is the national program for the collection and recycling of empty, cleaned, non-returnable crop production and on-farm animal health chemical containers stamped with the drumMUSTER eligible container logo (pictured at right).

Disposal of empty, clean plastic and steel chemical containers is available by appointment at the Stapylton Landfill.

Since its inception in 1999, drumMUSTER has collected and recycled more than 33 million containers Australia wide! City of Gold Coast is proud to be associated with the drumMUSTER program.

Disposal procedure

  • Customers must make an appointment by contacting the Stapylton Weighbridge on 07 3287 1238.
  • Steel drums are to be punctured at the top, middle and bottom along their height in two rows on opposite sides. The punctures must be at least 30 millimetres by 30 millimetres.
  • All drums must be residue free, with all lids removed.

More information

For further enquiries, please visit the drumMUSTER website or contact Colin Hoey, drumMUSTER Southern Queensland Representative on 0428 964 576.

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