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.

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APCO Action Plan, Member Basics, APCO Annual Report, Data Collection

Reporting 101 - Collecting Data and Operations Criteria

In this Reporting 101 edition, we will cover the following topics: Action Timeline, Ensuring you have data for the 2020 APCO Annual Report, Packaging Metrics resources and Packaging Sustainability Framework Operations criteria.

Packaging Manufacturing

APCO Launches New Guidelines to Improve Sustainable Food Service Packaging

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has today launched the Food Services Packaging Sustainability Guidelines, a new resource to help Australian food service businesses to achieve the best sustainability outcomes for their packaging.

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.

Members Only
APCO Action Plan, Member Basics, APCO Annual Report

Reporting 101 - Determining Your Reporting Team and the Outcomes Criteria

In this Reporting 101 edition, we will cover the following topics: Action Timeline, Determining who needs to be involved in reporting and action planning obligations and Packaging Sustainability Framework Outcomes criteria

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.

Members Only
APCO Action Plan, Member Basics, APCO Annual Report

Reporting 101 - Reviewing you Action Plan and the Leadership Criteria

In this Reporting 101 edition, we will cover the following topics: Action Timeline, Detail on the report review process, Tips of logging in and editing details, Resources and Webinar links.

2025 Targets

Leading Industry & Government Representatives Announced as Part of Collective Action Group to Drive 2025 National Packaging Targets

The Hon Trevor Evans MP, Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management will today officially open the first meeting of the Collective Action Group (CAG).

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.

Recoverability, 2025 Targets

New Report Identifies Challenges and Opportunities for the Australian Packaging Ecosystem

APCO has today launched Packaging Materials Flow Analysis (MFA), a new report developed in partnership with the Institute of Sustainable Futures (ISF) mapping the current state of post-consumer packaging 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.