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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.

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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.

ARL, 2025 Targets

Federal Government Commits $3 Million to Support Planet Ark and APCO Recycling Projects

The Federal Government has today committed $3m to support four new recycling education and resource recovery projects in Australia.

PREP, ARL, 2025 Targets

Business and Government Unite to Tackle Waste Challenge

The Australian Government joined business leaders today to support industry leadership in reducing packaging waste and improving recycling in Australia.

PREP, ARL

APCO and Planet Ark Launch National Recycling Label to Combat Waste

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), alongside Planet Ark and PREP Design, have launched a nation-wide labelling scheme that will help consumers better understand how to recycle products effectively.