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.

ARL, Compostable

APCO UnPacked June 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.

Projects

APCO Announces June Sustainability Webinar Topics

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

Compostable

New Guidance to Address Confusion Over Compostable Plastic Packaging

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), the Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA) and the Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) unite behind common approach to compostable plastic packaging.

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

Reporting 101 - Report Review Process, Editing Details and Resources

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

PREP, APCO Action Plan, Compostable

APCO Launches New Sustainability Webinar Series

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has launched a new sustainability webinar series to help industry professionals stay connected.

Recycled Content, Collective Impact, ANZPAC

APCO UnPacked April 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.

Collective Impact, 2025 Targets

Our Packaging Future Report Launches to Outline Critical Steps Required to Deliver Australia’s 2025 National Packaging Targets

Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environment Management, The Hon Trevor Evans MP, and the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), today launched ‘Our Packaging Future’, the new strategic framework outlining how Australia will deliver the 2025 National Packaging Targets

Our response to COVID-19

Due to the rapid developments regarding the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus (COVID-19), APCO wishes to advise that we have implemented the APCO Coronavirus Policy.

ANZPAC

ANZPAC Plastics Pact to Tackle Plastic Waste Crisis in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has today announced at the Federal Government’s National Plastics Summit in Canberra that APCO will lead the development of the ANZPAC Plastic Pact, the latest to join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global Plastics Pact network.

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.

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

Reporting 101 - Sign-off for Reports & APCO and Packaging Resources

In this Reporting 101 edition, we will cover the following topics: Action Timeline, Ensuring your CEO/equivalent content is aware of the sign-off process for APCO Annual Report submission, Resources, Workshop and webinar links.

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

Reporting 101 - Resources, Workshops & how to be Audit Ready

In this Reporting 101 edition, we will cover the following topics: Action Timeline, Being audit ready, Report resources, Workshop & webinar registration links and ARL reporting requirements