Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation
Our vision is a packaging value chain that collaborates to keep packaging materials out of landfill and retains the maximum value of the materials, energy and labour within the local economy.
2020 APCO Awards
More than 20 awards were presented during the 2020 APCO Awards. Check out the full list of winners here..
ANZPAC Plastic Pact
In 2020 APCO is leading the development of the ANZPAC Plastics Pact, a regional pact within the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Global Plastics Pact Network.
2025 National Packaging Targets
Established in 2018, the 2025 National Packaging Targets define the sustainable pathway for how Australia will manage its packaging waste.
The Australasian Recycling Label Program
The Australasian Recycling Label Program is an on-pack labelling scheme that is helping consumers to recycle correctly and supporting brand owners to design packaging that is recyclable at end-of-life.
Sustainable packaging: what we've achieved and where we are heading next.Packaging sustainability has come a long way in the last four years. In this time, APCO has worked with the wider supply chain to build a new and holistic approach to product stewardship that creates shared value for business and reduces its environmental impact.
New APCO report maps the state of packaging in Australia and progress on Australia’s 2025 National Packaging TargetsAPCO has today published ‘Australian packaging consumption and recycling data 2018–19, he second in a series of annual publications mapping the state of packaging in Australia, the report’s findings demonstrate that overall trends are positive, and Australia is making progress towards the 2025 Targets year-on-year. However, significant action from stakeholders across the supply chain is still required in order for Australia to meet the 2025 Target
Join the ANZPAC team to discuss how the Pact will impact Australia
Join the APCO team for a special webinar to help you understand your obligations and next steps.