The 2025 National Packaging Targets apply to all packaging that is made, used, and sold in Australia, and the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is charged by the Australian government to facilitate the delivery of the 2025 targets.

The Sustainable Packaging Guidelines document includes the National Packaging Targets information and advice on packaging. We highly recommend referring to this document when sourcing or preparing any new packaging formats.

The National Packaging Targets comprise four targets, including:

You can contact the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) directly. APCO members are provided assistance and resources to navigate packaging and it is worth noting that under the NEPM Act, there may be requirements for you to report to State and Territory Governments or APCO on your packaging formats. Please see the attached link to understand if you may have any requirements.

The best contact for APCO is and for Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) inquiries, the best email address is