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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.

LATEST NEWS

Illawarra picks up litter, finds valuable data

Illawarra picks up litter, finds valuable data

More than 140,000 items of litter have been collected by volunteers over the past six months thanks to a new kit being championed by councils in the Illawarra region, on NSW’s south coast.

APC leads supply chain collaboration to reduce coffee cup impact

APC leads supply chain collaboration to reduce coffee cup impact

We are leading a Polymer Coated Paperboard Working Group (PCPBWG) to help improve recyclability of multi-material products such as disposable coffee cups.

APC visits Australia’s largest materials recovery facility, Visy’s ‘Super MRF’

APC visits Australia’s largest materials recovery facility, Visy’s ‘Super MRF’

On the 4th of April, we visited APC members Visy at their Smithfield, NSW materials recovery facility (MRF), the largest of its kind in Australia.

Recent Updates

MEDIA RELEASE: APCO appoints Brooke Donnelly as interim CEO

APCO appoints Brooke Donnelly as interim CEO

Update on Issues Paper

Following the release of our first Issues Paper on the potential for the recycling of takeaway coffee cups in Australia, we acknowledge this has generated some good conversations among those of you in the industry, which enables us to advance the discussion.

April Newsletter

Catch up on all the latest news from the APC in the April edition of our newsletter.

APC collaborating with PAC.NZ

MEDIA RELEASE: APCO and PAC.NZ announce cooperative Trans-Tasman agreement