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.

Single Use Problematic Unnecessary

Government Update

Supply Chain Support, Single Use Problematic Unnecessary

Government Update

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.

Single Use Problematic Unnecessary

APCO launches Action Plan for Problematic and Unnecessary Single-Use Plastic Packaging

New resource will help Australian businesses eliminate approximately 50,700 tonnes of problem plastics every year.

Single Use Problematic Unnecessary

Government Update

The Commonwealth Government has introduced legislation into Parliament to give effect to the waste export bans and update the national product stewardship legislation.

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.

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.

Recycled Content, PREP, Single Use Problematic Unnecessary

APCO UnPacked February 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.

Single Use Problematic Unnecessary

APCO Hosts Inaugural National Single Use Plastic Workshop

Australia’s first national workshop dedicated to phasing out problematic and unnecessary single use plastic packaging.

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.