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.


Empowering Australian Businesses to Meet their Sustainable Packaging Obligations

A Brand Audit conducted by the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation will this week provide businesses with decisive actions to meet their sustainable packaging obligations.

2025 Targets

Australia’s Environment Ministers Commit to Eliminating All Packaging Going to Landfill by 2025

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) endorsed to lead historic target of achieving 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025.


China Recycling Ban: APCO releases Market Impact Assessment Report

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has today released the Market Impact Assessment Report, a new study defining the impact of China’s National Sword policy.

Recycling, Recoverability

APCO Responds to the China Issue

China’s decision to limit 24 categories of solid waste to protect its environment and public health, which has now come into effect, will undoubtedly have a real and long-term impact on Australia’s recycling and waste systems.


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.