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Five minutes with James Tarrant

Five minutes with James Tarrant

Thu 23 March 2017
We sat down with our new Chief Financial Officer, James Tarrant, as he tells us about his cat, David Attenborough and rhino poachers.

New plastics survey shows steady growth in recycling rate

New plastics survey shows steady growth in recycling rate

Tue 21 March 2017
The latest National Recycling and Recovery Survey (NRRS) for plastics packaging shows an increased recycling rate of 31.1%

APC staff and members pick up Sydney’s marine litter at the source

APC staff and members pick up Sydney’s marine litter at the source

Tue 21 March 2017
On the 28th of February, the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) organised a Business Clean Up Day along the banks of the Cooks River in Canterbury, NSW.

Five minutes with Dr Leyla Acaroglu

Five minutes with Dr Leyla Acaroglu

Tue 7 March 2017
We took five minutes to chat with design disruptor, creative boundary pusher and cultural provocateur Dr Leyla Acaroglu and hear her thoughts about the first APC think tank.

25 tonnes of landfill a year to be diverted from Victoria’s ski regions

25 tonnes of landfill a year to be diverted from Victoria’s ski regions

Thu 23 February 2017
Supported by the Australian Packaging Covenant, north-east Victoria’s councils and ski resorts are diverting 77% of recyclable materials from landfill.

Myer optimises recycling across Australian stores

Myer optimises recycling across Australian stores

Thu 23 February 2017
With the support of the APC, retail giant Myer has rolled out a nation-wide recycling system across all 65 Australian stores.

Competition - win tickets to exclusive sustainable design workshop

Competition - win tickets to exclusive sustainable design workshop

Tue 24 January 2017
Are you an APC member with an interest in sustainable design? Would you like to participate in an exclusive workshop with internationally renowned designer, sustainability expert and change maker?

Sustainable packaging think tank

Sustainable packaging think tank

Mon 23 January 2017
We are delighted to bring together subject matter experts for an inspirational and outcomes focused one-day think tank on sustainable design and circular economies.

A small community’s big effort towards less waste

A small community’s big effort towards less waste

Sun 22 January 2017
The APC has been working with the remote Shire of Cocos (Keeling) Islands to build a specialised community recycling facility.

APCO welcomes six new directors

APCO welcomes six new directors

Tue 20 December 2016
At the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) Annual General Meeting on 13 December, we were delighted to welcome six new directors to the APCO Board.

Cerebos Australia – Outstanding Achievement in Design

Cerebos Australia – Outstanding Achievement in Design

Thu 15 December 2016
Cerebos Australia won the APC’s 2016 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Design. Learn more about about their achievements.

Sustainability in action – Blackmores site visit

Sustainability in action – Blackmores site visit

Thu 24 November 2016
APC staff recently had the opportunity to visit the Blackmores site at Warriewood and see how they have entrenched the concept of sustainability - not just in their packaging, but across the entire business.

Coffee cup recycling project

Coffee cup recycling project

Tue 22 November 2016
The APC has been working with Closed Loop Environmental Solutions to more effectively recycle coffee cups in the waste stream through a simple system of source segregation.

Unilever - Outstanding Achievement in Recycling

 Unilever - Outstanding Achievement in Recycling

Mon 21 November 2016
Unilever won the APC’s 2016 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Recycling. Learn more about about their achievements.

Five minutes with Benjamin Reay

Five minutes with Benjamin Reay

Wed 16 November 2016
Ben Reay recently joined the Australian Packaging Covenant in the role of 'Manager - Projects'. We take five minutes to chat to him about his new role.

New office – new drop-in hours

New office – new drop-in hours

Thu 20 October 2016
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has relocated to a larger office, and we will now host drop-in hours every Thursday afternoon.

APC funds new glass recycling plant

APC funds new glass recycling plant

Wed 19 October 2016
Brisbane Cullet, a new glass recycling plant co-funded by the APC in partnership with O-I glass, closes the loop for glass packaging in south east Queensland.

Australia Post - Outstanding Achievement in Packaging Stewardship

Australia Post - Outstanding Achievement in Packaging Stewardship

Mon 17 October 2016
Australia Post won the APC’s 2016 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Packaging Stewardship. Learn more about about their achievements.

APC membership fee due

APC membership fee due

Mon 17 October 2016
The Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) annual APC membership fee is now due.

Call for Board nominations

Call for Board nominations

Tue 11 October 2016
We are now calling for nominations for the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation Board of Directors.

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