Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO)

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a co-regulatory, not for profit organisation partnering with government and industry to reduce the environmental impact of packaging in Australian communities. APCO delivers this model of shared responsibility through the promotion of sustainable packaging activities including sustainable design, recycling initiatives, waste to landfill reduction and circular economy projects. The Australian Institute of Packaging is a signatory to theAustralian Packaging Covenant Organisation.


Industry Associations

The Australian Institute of Packaging has for many years worked in collaboration with a number of kindred associations in delivering technical functions across a broad spectrum of industries. Some of these include:

APO_150x100African Packaging Organisation (APO)



APO_150x100Asian Packaging Federation (APF)



ABA_150x100Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA)



APPITA_150x100Australian and New Zealand Pulp and Paper Industry (APPITA)



AFGC_150x100Australian Food & Grocery Council (AFGC)



AIFST_150x100The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST)



APC_150x100Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO)



APPMA_150x100Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA)



FIAL_150x100Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL)



FIAL_150x100Fight Food Waste CRC (FFW-CRC)



Flexible Packaging and Label Manufacturers Association (FPLMA)



IPF_150x100Indonesian Packaging Federation (IPF)



IOPP_150x100Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP)


IOPN_150x100Institute of Packaging Nigeria (IOPN)



JPI_150x100Japan Packaging Institute (JPI)



PACNZ_150x100Packaging New Zealand (PAC.NZ)



SCAA_150x100The Surface Coatings Association of Australia (S.C.A.A.)



SPE_150x100Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)




The_Packaging_Forum_Logo_139x93pxThe Packaging Forum




WPO_150x100World Packaging Organisation (WPO)