Analysis report for 2025 National Packaging Targets released by APCO

Analysis report for 2025 National Packaging Targets released by APCO

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has today launched the Collective Impact report, an analysis of Australia’s current progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets and the need for alternative interventions to support the transition to a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Read more

Recycling Victoria, waste levy

Bid to block waste levy questioned

Waste industry leaders and politicians have hit out at a bid to block a proposed Tasmanian waste levy and delay the introduction of a Container Refund Scheme (CRS) with a new inquiry. Read more

single-use plastics

Fork in the road for single-use plastics

The end is near for single-use plastics, including bags, straws, cotton buds, plates, bowls and cutlery, after the Plastic Reduction and Circular Economy Act 2021 passed NSW Parliament on Tuesday. Read more

Queensland waste levy under microscope

The Queensland government’s approach to waste levy administration is contributing to the state’s poor performance in waste and recycling, according to a report by Waste Recycling Industry Association, Queensland (WRIQ). Read more