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The Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) is a sustainable packaging initiative which aims to change the culture of business to design more sustainable packaging, increase recycling rates and reduce packaging litter.


Go public with your recycling

It’s time to go public with your recycling, as City of Gold Coast rolls out more recycling bins across more locations around the city, funded by the Australian Packaging Covenant.

APC funded project helps Burdekin businesses get busy recycling

A Burdekin Shire Council project has helped local businesses understand recycling and reduce the amount of recyclable packaging going to landfill.

New Cardboard Compactor to boost recycling at Yarra’s Clifton Hill Depot

A state-of-the-art cardboard compactor, which will boost recycling of cardboard, help to reduce the amount of cardboard litter and cut the number of cardboard collection trucks on our roads, is being commissioned on Thursday, 26 March by the Yarra City Council.

Recent Updates

PUBLICATION: April 2015 E-newsletter

Find out how to ensure you are audit ready and read the latest APC projects news

PROJECT: Achieving Packaging Recycling Excellence at Victorian Universities

This project aims to maximise recycling of industrial and consumer packaging at many of Victoria’s major university campuses

PROJECT: Model Strip Shopping Recycling Facilitation and Infrastructure

It is anticipated that the project will divert approximately 4,750 tonnes of recyclables.

VIDEO: Annual Reporting Help

A guide to completing your organisation's annual report using the APC's online annual reporting template.

NEW PROJECT: Kurrajong Recyclers MRF Upgrade

A major redesign and refurbishment of the Kurrajong Recycler’s Wagga Wagga MRF