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AgVet chemical drums recycling 

What can be recycled? All emptied, triple rinsed and dried plastic or metal agricultural and veterinary chemical drums or containers having a drumMUSTER logo can be recycled through the program.  drumMUSTER is the national program which provides Australian agvet chemical users free collection and recycling opportunity of clean, eligible, non-returnable metal and plastic agvet chemical containers.
What do I have to do? Triple rinse the used agvet chemical drums and containers, make sure there is no residue and allow them to dry. Book prior appointments and deposit the empty drums and containers to any of the below mentioned collection points.

Group Address  Contact Number 
 Forbes Community Collection Site  105 Sam St, Forbes 

0268 521 488

0419 463 803

 Bedgerabong Warroo Community Group  North Condobolin Rd, Bedgerabong 

0424 415 390

0475 506 020

 Wirrinya Progress & Sports Association  Back Marsden Road, Wirrinya 0414 341 020 

What happens next: The drums are inspected by trained staff to ensure they are clean. They are then processed to make new items such as wheelie bins, fence posts and outdoor furniture.

AgVet chemical disposal

All unwanted or expired agricultural and veterinary chemicals which can be harmful to the environment as well as human health can be disposed through the ChemClear program. This is a national program which provides Australian agricultural and veterinary chemical users free collection and disposal of unwanted and expired agricultural and veterinary chemicals containing a drumMUSTER logo. The program also collects other non-eligible chemicals but would attract a disposal cost.

What do I have to do?

Take the inventory of all chemicals which require disposal and register your chemical online with ChemClear. Registered chemicals will be collected once the threshold of registrations for your area has reached.

What happens next?

Majority of the chemicals collected under the ChemClear program are used as an alternate fuel source through a range of disposal methods and technologies.