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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 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.

APC scopes sustainable waste management project in regional NSW

In March, the APC’s Litter Projects Officer Cayley travelled to Bourke in regional NSW along with 10 other agencies and organisations to undertake a scoping visit regarding a project proposal from Waste Aid.

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PUBLICATION: March 2014 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