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2020 Annual Awards Application Form
Our Packaging Future Award for Packaging
Sustainability Education
This year's APCO Awards will include several new categories designed to showcase APCO
Members who have implemented an initiative within their organisation that supports progress
toward the 2025 National Packaging Targets. The Our Packaging Future Awards are open to all
Covenant Supporter and Brand Owner Members.
Has your organisation implemented an initiative between 2018 2020, that supports the
strategies of Our Packaging Future?
To be considered for this Award, please complete the below application form and return
to by Friday, 2 October 2020.
Applications will be reviewed by the APCO team and successful applicants will be notified by 4
November 2020. Please be available for the online Annual Awards on 18 November 2020 at 3pm
AEST. Finalists will be registered separately.
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact the APCO Member Services team via or on 02 8318 3720.
To nominate your organisation for this Award, please:
1. Download the application form
2. Submit the application form along with evidence
3. Submit your organisation's logo in .jpeg or .png
4. Read and sign the 2020 APCO Awards Declaration
5. Return all of the above to by Friday 2 October
Our Packaging Future Award for Packaging Sustainability Education
For this Award, APCO is looking for education campaigns on packaging sustainability, setup by
our Member organisations. This could include such things as marketing campaigns for the
Australasian Recycling Label, running workshops or webinars on packaging sustainability etc.
These programs can be internal within your organisation, or external with customers and
suppliers. If your organisation has run an education campaign between 2018 2020, please
provide details below:
1. What was the purpose of your education campaign?
2. Who was the audience for the campaign?
3. If available, how many people did the campaign reach?
4. What were the outcomes and/or benefits of the campaign?
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Company Name
APCO Membership
Contact Name Contact Email Contact Phone
What is your initiative?
In 200 words or less, please provide a summary of your organisation’s initiative.
Entry Criteria
Your application can be about a large or small initiative, but most importantly you will need to
show how your organisations initiative is impactful, accessible and innovative. In assessing
entries, APCO would like to see information for each of the following criteria.
Criteria 1. Impact
Who in the community benefits from your initiative on packaging sustainability education?
Was the engagement meaningful and genuine?
Does your initiative create a long term impact?
Covenant Supporter Member - Waste Management Organisations and Recyclers
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Criteria 2. Accessibility
Is your initiative accessible to people outside your organisation?
Is there opportunity to expand?
Criteria 3. Innovation
Is your initiative innovative?
Why is your initiative unique?
Were there any barriers to overcome?
Have you collaborated with another organisation?
Note: While we have created this template to guide concise responses, if you feel you have not
had enough space to support your application and would like to write more, please do so in the
body of your email when submitting this form.
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Please provide supporting evidence to show how this initiative has been implemented. Evidence
should demonstrate what you have achieved and how have you measured your success.
Evidence may be in the form of data analysis, testimonials, webpages, news articles, images,
reports etc. Hint: Have you communicated your success?
By submitting this application form I acknowledge and understand:
APCO may use our Member name and logo in communications
information provided in this entry may be used for the purpose of promoting the
APCO Annual Awards
our organisation may be required to participate in media, social media and other
publicity requests (such as the APCO Monthly Member Update, UnPacked and on
the APCO website)
all Award categories may not be included in the Annual Awards if the minimum
applications are not met
I will be notified by phone and email if my application is selected as a finalist
APCO is the data controller and will store and process my data in line with our
privacy policy.
I, ___________________ (name), declare that the above information is true and correct.
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