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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.


Five minutes with Kane and Katie

Five minutes with Kane and Katie

We would like to welcome our two newest staff members to the Australian Packaging Covenant - Kane Glanville and Katie McSweeney.

APC workshops

APC workshops

We are now calling for expressions of interest to attend a workshop to identify reoccurring challenges with consumer-facing packaging and help create solutions.

Join us at the 2016 APC Awards

Join us at the 2016 APC Awards

This year we are inviting all signatories to join high performers at the APC Awards on 24 August in Sydney. The Awards will include a networking lunch, panel conversation and awards presentation.

Recent Updates

July Newsletter

Catch up on all the latest APC news in the July issue of our newsletter

Members vote in favour of governance change for the Australian Packaging Covenant

Members have successfully voted for the NPCIA to convert to a public company limited by guarantee and regulated by the Australian Securities Investment Commission.

New public place recycling for South Gippsland

Through a project partially funded by the APC, the South Gippsland Shire Council has replaced public litter bins with public place recycling bins in the Leongatha CBD.

Minister Hunt confirms Covenant’s future

We are pleased to announce that the Australian Packaging Covenant will be enhanced, with a relaunched agreement commencing January 2017.