Brisbane drum exchange

Brisbane Drum Exchange is a family owned and operated business with 40 years experience in Drum Reconditioning.  We strive to recover, recycle and re-use to provide minimal impact on Resources and the Environment.

Brisbane Drum Exchange is an approved facility by the Queensland Department of Environment & Heritage Protection (DEHP) for the reconditioning of drums, waste transport and waste storage.

Our History & Staff

Barry Cairns started B.R Cairns Drum Reconditioning in 1972 after many years of working in the industry.  Together with his wife Anne they established a reputable business that serviced their customers from the Colmslie Road Site.  In 1995 B.R Cairns bought Brisbane Drum Exchange and took over the business at Murarrie.  Sadly Barry passed away on 19th May 2012 after a long battle with Cancer, the family continue to Manage the business that Barry tirelessly worked to build.

Glenn Cairns:  Glenn can assist you in all your drum and container needs and ensure all customers receive a speedy service.  Glenn can help you with your waste/drum disposal needs on site. 

Lisa Crisp:  Lisa’s role is in the office, she takes care of all sales, orders, accounts, licensing, staff payrolls & Office Management. 

Layne Cairns:  Layne is the first point of contact.  The most intregral part of the office, Layne assists in all day to day running of the business, invoicing, DERM reporting and admin needs.