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.

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.

ARL

Australasian Recycling Label Program goes from strength-to-strength, welcoming 500th Member and a range of iconic household brands

The Australasian Recycling Label Program (ARL Program) is continuing to soar in 2021, passing the 500th Member mark and welcoming a variety of new household brands.

ARL

Australasian Recycling Label named as Banksia Sustainability Award finalist

The APCO team is delighted to announce the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) Program has been named as a finalist in this year’s Banksia Sustainability Awards - Australia’s longest running and most prestigious sustainability awards.

Members Only
ARL, Projects, Member Basics

Member Monthly Update October 2020

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

ARL, Recycling

New campaign encourages Australians to Check It! Before You Chuck It

Australia suffers a crisis of confidence when it comes to recycling, recent study reveals - New campaign encourages Australians to Check It! Before You Chuck It to improve recycling behaviours

PREP, ARL

ARL Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

APCO, Planet Ark and PREP Design, the organisations behind the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL), the labelling scheme that helps consumers to correctly recycle their packaging, this week celebrated the Program’s second anniversary and are now on the hunt for the Program’s 500th member!

ARL, Collective Impact, Single Use Problematic Unnecessary, Reusable

APCO UnPacked August 2020

Welcome to APCO Unpacked, a bi-monthly update from the world of sustainable packaging. We'll be sharing updates on progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets, the latest packaging innovations, success, news and updates as we build a circular economy for packaging in Australia.

PREP, ARL, Labelling

ACOR Report on Packaging Labelling

The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) has today published a report discussing the standard of environmental labelling on packaging in Australia.

Recycled Content, ARL, Reusable

APCO Releases August Sustainability Webinar Topics

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

ARL, Compostable

APCO UnPacked June 2020

Welcome to APCO Unpacked, a bi-monthly update from the world of sustainable packaging. We'll be sharing updates on progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets, the latest packaging innovations, success, news and updates as we build a circular economy for packaging in Australia.

ARL, Awards, Single Use Problematic Unnecessary, 2025 Targets

APCO UnPacked October 2019

Welcome to APCO Unpacked, a bi-monthly update from the world of sustainable packaging. We'll be sharing updates on progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets, the latest packaging innovations, success, news and updates as we build a circular economy for packaging in Australia.

PREP, ARL

APCO UnPacked August 2019

Welcome to APCO Unpacked, a bi-monthly update from the world of sustainable packaging. We'll be sharing updates on progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets, the latest packaging innovations, success, news and updates as we build a circular economy for packaging in Australia.