Applications open for the 2024 APCO Annual Awards


Friday, 17 May, 2024

Applications open for the 2024 APCO Annual Awards

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has announced that entries for the 2024 APCO Annual Awards are now open until 19 July 2024.

The awards are open to all of industry to apply. They celebrate the businesses and individuals across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands that are leading progress towards a circular economy for packaging.

The winners will be celebrated at the awards ceremony on 21 November 2024 at Doltone House in Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney.

Award categories include:

  • NEW: Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) Excellence Award (APCO Members only)
  • Best of the Best Reporting Excellence Award (APCO Members only)
  • Consumer Education Award
  • Improved Recycling Systems Award
  • Industry Education Award
  • Recycled Content Award
  • Reuse Award
  • Sustainable Packaging Guidelines (SPGs) Implementation Award
  • Sustainability Champion Award

APCO will also have a series of awards dedicated to celebrating outstanding member reporting. These awards are not open for submissions; instead, APCO selects the nominees based on the quality and merit of their reports to be celebrated on the night.

Chris Foley, CEO of APCO, said: “The last 12 months have seen some of the most impressive efforts yet across the industry to improve packaging circularity. Everyone in the industry knows now that business-as-usual isn’t going to cut it and the way many businesses across the sector have risen to this challenge has set a fantastic example for the rest of the industry.”

For further information and to apply or book tickets, visit: awards.apco.org.au.

Image credit: iStock.com/Nikita Burdenkov

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