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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.


APC annual reporting season

Signatories must submit their annual reports by 31 March to be considered for an APC award.

APC funding provides recycling trailers in regional Victoria

Hindmarsh and West Wimmera shire councils now have recycling trailers for use at community events.

New resource: The Business Case for Packaging Sustainability

This new APC resource explores the business case for packaging sustainability by examining successful projects from eleven signatory companies and identifying the common ‘strategies for success’ in their approaches.

Recent Updates

PUBLICATION: E-news February 2015

Read the latest APC signatory and project updates

PROJECT: Achieving Packaging Recycilng 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

PUBLICATION: Annual Report 2014

Our 2014 Annual Report is now available