News

Keep up to date with the latest APCO news, including Member achievements, updates from our sustainable packaging programs and progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.

Recycled Content, Projects, 2025 Targets

New report outlines challenges and opportunities for government procurement of recycled material

APCO has today published ‘Supporting government procurement of recycled materials’ a new report to help increase government procurement of recycled content

Supply Chain Support, Single Use Problematic Unnecessary

Government Update

Recycled Content, Recoverability, ANZPAC

ANZPAC Plastics Pact Update

ARL

New report reveals packaging labels key to consumers recycling right

A new report into consumer insights has today revealed that 76% of Australians think that recycling is the most positive thing they can do for the environment.

Members Only

APCO: REPACKED APRIL 2021

The Member Monthly Update keeps Members informed of APCO News, new Resources and upcoming events.

Members Only

APCO: REPACKED MAY 2021

The Member Monthly Update keeps Members informed of APCO News, new Resources and upcoming events.

ANZPAC

APCO UNPACKED APRIL 2021

Welcome to APCO UNPACKED, a bi-monthly update from the world of sustainable packaging.
- National Plastics Plan
- ANZPAC Plastics Pact
- Government Update
- Case study: Unpackaged Eco
- KitKat Recycled Wrapper

ANZPAC

Australia, New Zealand And Pacific Islands Plastics Pact Launches To Tackle Plastics Pollution With Innovative Solutions

Leading businesses, NGOs and governments from across the plastic supply chain and the region unite behind 2025 Targets to eliminate plastic packaging waste.

Single Use Problematic Unnecessary

Government Update

The review of the National Environment Protection (Used Packaging Materials) Measure 2011 (NEPM) and the Australian Packaging Covenant is continuing. The Commonwealth has also published its Recycling and Clean Energy National Manufacturing Priority Roadmap and announced funding for recycling and clean energy manufacturing projects. Funding is available in two streams, the Manufacturing Translation Stream and the Manufacturing Integration Stream, with applications closing on 5 May.