Media Releases

Keep chemicals safe during disasters

February 20, 2017

Devastating climate events have resulted in renewed calls for agvet chemical users to dispose of their waste safely, as landowners face a massive cleanup.

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NSW farmers smashing agvet chemical waste safety records

January 27, 2017.

Property owners in New South Wales earned their stripes as environmental warriors, when they contributed to record volumes of unused agricultural chemicals during Agsafe’s ChemClear collection last month.

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Accreditation & Training - Expression of Interest

Agsafe invites members to register for Agsafe Internal Auditor Training. The role of the internal auditor is to systematically review systems and operations, especially where those systems or operation's impact on the success of a business.

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Agsafe - Wins International Award

Agsafe and DOW AgroSciences wins international Agrow award for best stewardship initiative. Agsafe General Manger, Alison Carmichael says, “Agsafe is very proud to be a recipient, alongside DOW AgroSciences, for the ‘Best Stewardship Programme’ award for our Manufacturers and Supplier Course.” The ninth Agrow Awards ceremony took place on September 21st at London’s Banking Hall. A total of 14 awards were presented to winners from around the globe.

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drumMUSTER - New site in GinGin Shire

New sites have been established in the Gingin Shire Council region at the Lancelin & Seabird Waste Management Facilities to help service the agriculture and pest industries in the shire. Both sites are open for acceptance of containers during normal opening hours. These sites compliment the current Gingin Waste Management Facility site which has seen over 17,000 containers accepted for recycling which is on top of over 10,000 containers accepted at councils previous site at the Frogmore Council depot.

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drumMUSTER - New sites

drumMUSTER is pleased to advise that a number of new sites in the WA horticulture regions have been identified and are now available for AgVet chemical users to deliver their clean eligible containers for recycling.

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drumMUSTER - Superb achievement for South Australia

Farmers and other agvet chemical users across South Australia have continued to support the drumMUSTER program which has resulted in the 4 millionth chemical drum recently being delivered to the Kapunda collection site.

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ChemClear - What's in your shed

Keeping old or unwanted agricultural and veterinary chemicals stored in your shed presents an unnecessary risk to staff, family, livestock, pets and the environment.

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drumMUSTER - Taking care of empty farm chemicals

Now is a great time of year to clean out the shed and clear up any old piles of drums that may be laying around. The best way of disposing of empty farm chemical drums is to rinse them out and take them to the drumMUSTER collection point at the Blayney Waste Facility on Mid Western Highway which is open seven days a week.

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drumMUSTER - It's time to clean up

Campaspe Shire Council residents looking to clean up their properties can take advantage of the upcoming drumMUSTER collection at the Colbinabbin Transfer Station, Cemetery Road in Colbinabbin on Friday 9th September from 9am to 12pm.

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