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

Collective Impact, 2025 Targets

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.

Collective Impact, 2025 Targets

New APCO report maps the state of packaging in Australia and progress on Australia’s 2025 National Packaging Targets

APCO 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

Awards, 2025 Targets

APCO Announces 2020 Award Finalists

APCO is delighted to announce the successful finalists for its 2020 Annual Awards.

2025 Targets

Industry and government launch new Monitoring Program to track progress towards 2025

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has today released the program that maps the framework for measuring Australia’s progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets (2025 Targets).

2025 Targets

Developments in research: Clean Australia CRC proposal

APCO works with universities to support research which will contribute to the 2025 National Packaging Targets.

Awards, 2025 Targets

APCO Announces 2020 Awards Date and New Awards Categories

The 2020 APCO Awards ceremony will return on 18 November with a new digital format and three new categories celebrating progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.

Single Use Problematic Unnecessary, 2025 Targets, SPGs

APCO Media Response: Plastic Wars

On Monday 10th August at 8.30pm, ABC’s Four Corners will be airing ‘Plastic Wars’, a documentary presented by Craig Reucassel.

Recoverability, 2025 Targets

APCO Releases July Sustainability Webinar Topics and Plastic Free July Resource Toolkit

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has today released the July schedule for its successful Weekly Community Webinar series.

Collective Impact, 2025 Targets

APCO Unveils Priority Projects Schedule

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has today announced its schedule of priority projects for the 2020/21 financial year.

Collective Impact, 2025 Targets

Our Packaging Future Report Launches to Outline Critical Steps Required to Deliver Australia’s 2025 National Packaging Targets

Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environment Management, The Hon Trevor Evans MP, and the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), today launched ‘Our Packaging Future’, the new strategic framework outlining how Australia will deliver the 2025 National Packaging Targets

Recoverability, 2025 Targets

New Report Maps Packaging Waste Ecosystem and Progress on Australia’s 2025 National Packaging Targets

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has today released Australian Packaging Consumption and Resource Recovery Data, a new report outlining the flow of packaging in the Australian resource recovery system.