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: REPACKED February 2021

The Member Monthly Update keeps Members informed of APCO News, new Resources and upcoming events.

Members Only

APCO: REPACKED January 2021

The Member Monthly Update keeps Members informed of APCO News, new Resources and upcoming events.

Government Update

APCO has welcomed the commencement of a review of the co-regulatory framework underpinning the Australian Packaging Covenant. The review is being led by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment on behalf of the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments

APCO UNPACKED February 2021

Welcome to APCO UNPACKED, a bi-monthly update from the world of sustainable packaging.
- ANZPAC Plastics Pact
- Australian Packaging Consumption & Recycling Data
- Government Update
- National Consumer Education Campaign
- New Zealand Soft Plastics Recycling Program
- APCO Annual Reporting

Member Opportunity

Bookings are now open for the first virtual AIP Training Course ‘Fundamentals of Plastic in Packaging’ which will be held on the 25th of March 2021.

APCO UnPacked October 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.

APCO UnPacked December 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.

Member Opportunity

Opportunity for NSW organisations.

Member Opportunity

Looking to understand more about salaries within the industry? Simply complete the Annual Salary Survey and receive the final report in your in-box.

Member Opportunity

Join the APCO and GS1 Australia to workshop an opportunity to leverage the National Product Catalogue (NPC) to manage and share information on packaging sustainability achievements

Soft Plastics

APCO partners with Packaging Forum to improve soft plastic recycling in New Zealand.

The Packaging Forum’s Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme recognised as approved alternative destination under the ARL Program.

Government Update

On 10 December, Commonwealth Environment Minister Sussan Ley announced that a Sustainable Communities and Waste Hub will be established by a research consortium led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW). A total of $17 million in grant funding will be provided for the hub over the next 7 years under the Commonwealth Government’s National Environmental Science Program.