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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APCO Cuts The Red Tape For SMEs Completing Annual Reporting With an 80% Reduction in Completion Time

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is pleased to announce the introduction of a streamlined reporting process for small-to-medium-enterprises (SMEs).


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.


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.


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.

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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

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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.

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APCO Releases August Sustainability Webinar Topics

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