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Carbon Cutters

In early June, Replas Peter Patterson and Cheryl Stevens showed the 'Carbon Cutters' around the Carrum Downs showroom and gave them a tour through the 'Bag Cave.' This group classifies themselves as 'Neighbours seeking and sharing ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our everyday lives.' The residents in Princess Hill VIC, meet at the [...]

By | 2017-06-22T01:24:58+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Carbon Cutters

Nossal High School visits Carrum Downs Showroom

On June 1st, Nossal High School students took a tour through our Carrum Downs showroom and educational tour through our 'Bag Cave' that explains all things recycled plastic and Replas. Ben McCulloch, a Replas Sales Consultant, took the students around and explained a bit of the background on Replas. While explaining, Ben gave the students [...]

By | 2017-06-22T00:59:25+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Nossal High School visits Carrum Downs Showroom

Open Day at Replas

Replas held an 'Open Day' at there showroom in Carrum Downs, where visitors had a tour of Replas products. Along with the process of production and what they can do to better this sustainable future. Peter Patterson, National Business Development Manager, was the tour guide for the day. The visitors also caught up on the latest [...]

By | 2017-06-20T06:31:53+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Open Day at Replas

Breathtaking sunset alongside Wellington Harbour in New Zealand

A number of years ago, Hutt City Council in Wellington New Zealand, installed Civic seats and Picnic settings alongside the junction of Hutt River and Wellington Harbour. These seats were gifted to the community by Replas NZ (Metal Art Ltd), the Civic Seat with 90x40 profiles and Civic Picnic Seating with 90x40 and 200x40 profiles. [...]

By | 2017-06-19T01:49:34+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Breathtaking sunset alongside Wellington Harbour in New Zealand

Jude Perera takes a closer look at Replas

The State Member for Cranbourne, Jude Perera, has come to the showroom at Replas in Carrum Downs to catch up on the latest developments in recycled plastic. Jude is a long standing supporter of Replas and all the work we do to better the communities around Australia. Being the State Member for Cranbourne, Jude is [...]

By | 2017-06-19T00:25:37+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Jude Perera takes a closer look at Replas

Newly designed tree guards

Life is hard for a city tree. Between the pollution, pedestrian and vehicular traffic, vandalism, and much more, street trees need to be cared for and protected in order to survive and thrive. The production team at Replas has designed a new and improved Tree Guard for a Heritage city tree. By using Replas Bollards, [...]

By | 2017-06-15T02:25:08+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Newly designed tree guards

Bollard upgrade at Bulleen Park

Replas Pro Melbourne Chain Wire Fencing have replaced old timber bollards and rail fencing that have become very worn at Bulleen Park. As recycled-plastic bollards are lighter than timber bollards, a noticeable amount of time was saved during the installation process. Drew Smith of Melbourne Chain Wire Fencing explains, "We were impressed at how good [...]

By | 2017-06-14T00:14:56+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Bollard upgrade at Bulleen Park

Beaming for the Brolga

Mount Alexander Shire Council in Central Victoria have recently installed new Brolga Bollard and Trackmarker signs for their trails. With a community that is passionate and knowledgeable about sustainability and the environment, they took action. "Knowing we have reduced our impact on the environment is in line with Mount Alexander Shire Councils goals," explains Capital [...]

By | 2017-06-14T00:03:08+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Beaming for the Brolga

A Serene Setting in Lysterfield South

Paul and Lisa Margate have assembled and put into place their new, brown and black, 1.8 m free standing Premier Setting at their home in Lysterfield South. "We are particularly pleased that we were able to find an attractive outdoor setting that is made entirely from recycled plastic, therefore doing the environment a big favour [...]

By | 2017-06-13T23:45:55+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on A Serene Setting in Lysterfield South

Frankston Bowls making the move to recycled plastic products

Frankston Bowls Club in Victoria came back to Replas after the success with previously purchased furniture, decking, and signage. They wanted a unique custom seat to replicate the existing furniture. With this request, Replas has provided a Daintree seat with green supports and grey slats, sleak and modern while still keeping the look of the [...]

By | 2017-06-09T05:01:55+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Frankston Bowls making the move to recycled plastic products

Circular Head RSL purchases Kingfisher seats to honor the four services on ANZAC day

Recently the Circular Head RSL Centenary Committee in Smithton Tasmania, purchased 2 Kingfisher seats in an unusual colour combo, black on black. They then had custom seat backs fabricated and designed by a local workshop, Pro Art Signs – Darren Gorringe, to capture an ANZAC remembrance them. These were installed on ANZAC day between the [...]

By | 2017-06-06T04:54:21+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Circular Head RSL purchases Kingfisher seats to honor the four services on ANZAC day

Yamba Point has added Enduroplank™ to the beautiful Convent Beach scenery

At the tip of New South Wales lays Convent Beach in Yamba Point, a narrow 100 m long beach backed by vegetated bluffs. It is very popular to swimmers and surfers and anyone who loves a great wave while keeping between the flags. Recently, Gary Bolton from Clarence Valley Council has installed an 80 m [...]

By | 2017-06-05T05:05:57+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Yamba Point has added Enduroplank™ to the beautiful Convent Beach scenery

Sydney Olympic Park trials Replas Enduroplank™ for an improved boardwalk

In New South Wales, Sydney Olympic Park, an authority known as SOPA have been testing the Enduroplank™ for the possible replacement of the existing timber, colors coming in grey and brown. The Badu Mangrove Boardwalk is approximately 1.5 km in length by 1200 mm wide. It has numerous large platforms and is used by the [...]

By | 2017-06-02T04:41:28+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Sydney Olympic Park trials Replas Enduroplank™ for an improved boardwalk

Blacktown Council keeps Nurragingy Reserve beautiful with new black bollards

In the Western Sydney CBD lies Nurragingy Reserve, a very large recreational reserve within Blacktown council. In the earlier days of building the city of Sydney, Nurragingy Reserve formed part of the Cumberland Timber Forest. This was a major supplier of timber for the making and construction of new houses and fences going up in [...]

By | 2017-06-01T03:13:22+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Blacktown Council keeps Nurragingy Reserve beautiful with new black bollards

Cooyar Swinging Bridge Park maintains safe and organised area with black bollards

The “Cooyar Swinging Bridge Park” is located in sunny Cooyar Queensland and is an ideal free camp site for anyone travelling through Toowoomba Regional Council. Burrowed on the bank high above Cooyar Creek, there is a suspension bridge that crosses the Cooyar Creek. Locals say if you are lucky you may see Platypus and Turtles happily [...]

By | 2017-05-30T23:38:19+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Cooyar Swinging Bridge Park maintains safe and organised area with black bollards

Anzac Park Jetty installs plastic benches to hold up in harsh conditions

In Northern New South Wales in Nambucca Heads, the beautiful scenery of the Anzac Park Jetty is dedicated to the ex-service men and women of the Nambucca Valley. To withstand the harsh coastal environment, Tim Woodward, the Greenspace Coordinator for Nambucca Shire Council, recently purchased a number of Kimberley Seat's and Kookaburra Bench's to replace old [...]

By | 2017-05-30T02:27:47+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Anzac Park Jetty installs plastic benches to hold up in harsh conditions

Point Wolstoncroft Sport and Rec Centre Installs New Black Bollards

Ninety minutes north of Sydney in Gwandalan, NSW you will find Point Wolstoncroft Sport and Recreation Centre. Set on the edge of Lake Macquarie and surrounded by state forest lies state of the art facilities aimed at providing team building activities and outdoor activities. The centre hosts school camps, corporate team building, family groups and kids' camps to name a few. [...]

By | 2017-05-29T00:08:29+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Point Wolstoncroft Sport and Rec Centre Installs New Black Bollards

Marourbra Bollards stand the test of time

8 years after being installed, the Replas recycled plastic 145 mm square bollards have survived all types of weather conditions. Randwick Council, in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, decided to have a unique style of bollard. A stainless steel cap was designed and placed on top of the bollard. Collar routs have been placed on [...]

By | 2017-05-26T01:19:39+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Marourbra Bollards stand the test of time

War on Waste explained, ‘The Guardian’ gives insight on Replas

Posted Monday, 22 May, 'The Guardian' has published the facts and information about the behind the scenes of Replas, REDcycle, and all things recyclable. In the article you learn how each corporation is doing their part, and what needs to be done. With loop holes in the plastic world, this article is a great way [...]

By | 2017-05-22T05:52:39+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on War on Waste explained, ‘The Guardian’ gives insight on Replas

New Age Superhero Sees Affects of Plastic Bags

Seven-year-old Cameron may not have super powers, but his actions help change the future. As part of his scout promise challenge, Cameron committed to collect plastic bags and divert them from landfill. In total, he has collected 15 large boxes of plastic bags. Not content with just collecting, Cameron started investigating why and how plastic [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:51:58+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on New Age Superhero Sees Affects of Plastic Bags

Green Pavlova 2017 Kicks Off

The New Zealand Recreation Association Green Pavlova 2017 has kicked off yesterday at the iconic Westpac Stadium in Wellington, NZ. This event is New Zealand’s flagship Parks and Open Spaces conference, “the event promotes and encourages best practice by presenting and showcasing developments from within and outside the industry.” Associate Conservation Minister Scott Simpson opened [...]

By | 2017-05-17T23:22:23+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Green Pavlova 2017 Kicks Off

Maud Kehoe Park sign of the times

A sign in Maud Kehoe Park in Queensland's Atherton Tablelands that was replaced with Replas recycled material has received the thumbs up from the supplier of the original timber sign. With a history of using Replas products, the quality and performance of the new sign came as no surprise to Tablelands Regional Council. ‘The original [...]

By | 2017-05-17T04:00:21+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Maud Kehoe Park sign of the times

Woolworths Store Ferntree Gully Victoria installs Replas bench

Partnering with a national retailer to close the circle on plastic recycling is a proud accomplishment for the team at Replas. Woolworths already participates in the REDcycle Program, but now the supermarket chain is installing recycled-plastic seats to be used in stores all around the country. Each seat includes a plaque that states, ‘Take a [...]

By | 2017-05-16T01:19:18+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Woolworths Store Ferntree Gully Victoria installs Replas bench

Enjoy the Recreational Benefits of SE Queensland’s water grid

Water supply provider Seqwater has recently opened a network of new trails in the Lake Samsonvale recreation area for horse riding, mountain biking & bushwalking. Lake Samsonvale was created in 1976 with construction of a dam to secure south east Queensland’s drinking water supply, and is just a short drive from Brisbane’s northern suburbs. The [...]

By | 2017-05-15T01:21:49+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Enjoy the Recreational Benefits of SE Queensland’s water grid

Glen Industries Supervisor Learns the Ins and Outs of Replas Products

On Friday Replas informed the Supervisor of Glen Industries in Glen Innes, Queensland, a not for profit organisation offering supported employment to people with disabilities, all about where some of their recycling products go toward.  The Supervisor, Phillip Doye, thought it would be a good idea to organise a trip to Replas showroom to be [...]

By | 2017-05-14T23:00:17+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Glen Industries Supervisor Learns the Ins and Outs of Replas Products

Rye Probus Club in Victoria learns the importance of Replas and how they can make a difference

Rye Probus Club in Victoria has been presented what Replas as a company is doing to prevent plastic from entering the ground in a landfill or being shipped offshore. Ben McCulloch from the Replas Sales Team has shown “the smart way to better the environment.” Rye Probus Club, made up of roughly 50-60 members, were [...]

By | 2017-05-11T01:56:44+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Rye Probus Club in Victoria learns the importance of Replas and how they can make a difference

Bribie Beach Stress-Free Enduroplank

With an enchanting scenery and beautiful beaches, along with natural beauty of local flora and fauna, Bribie Island in Queensland, located just forty-five minutes north of Brisbane Airport, have chosen Enduroplank for several beach access pathways. Moreton Bay Regional Council have chosen this product for an easy installation and to ensure that the transition from [...]

By | 2017-05-11T01:11:58+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Bribie Beach Stress-Free Enduroplank

Second Instalment of Dog Agility Equipment Lands in Sydney CBD

  The Cumberland Council (formally known as Auburn Council) situated just south of the busy CBD of Sydney, has incorporated the happiness of playing pups and Eco-friendly Replas Recycled Dog Agility Equipment. Being the second agility equipment installed in the city of Sydney, dog owners are able to give their dogs a multi-purpose park, making [...]

By | 2017-05-10T05:57:54+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Second Instalment of Dog Agility Equipment Lands in Sydney CBD

Old Timber, Old News; Brolga Bollards Take On Weyba

An installation to prevent 7,000kg of plastic waste from entering oceans, waterways, and landfill, has made its way to the Sunshine Coast Council in Weyba Downs, Queensland, who have recently replaced their old timber log fences with Replas Recycled Plastic Bollards. The beautiful Lake Weyba plays a major role within Southeast Queensland and is recognised [...]

By | 2017-05-09T06:14:09+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Old Timber, Old News; Brolga Bollards Take On Weyba

Fit for purpose and looking good

In all respects, Sydney’s Yarranabbe Park is the perfect spot to exercise the body and clear the mind. Located right on the shore of Sydney Harbour with Rushcutters Bay marina as the backdrop  and the city’s famous bridge in the distance, it’s a place that makes the active Sydney-sider really feel alive. Especially now with [...]

By | 2017-05-09T02:06:38+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Fit for purpose and looking good

A development fit for bursting into song

The new Yarrabilba development in Logan, South-East Queensland includes an impressive pedestrian and cycling bridge, decked in recycled plastic Enduroplank™. The bridge is 3.6 metres wide and approx 45 metres long and provides a vital link between local areas of the growing community. With its renowned durability and recycled plastic properties that reflect an increasing [...]

By | 2017-05-08T06:24:31+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on A development fit for bursting into song

Amenity furniture for the exposed airport environment

Many years ago Banana Shire Council, QLD. used a variety of recycled plastic products to landscape the entrance to Thangool Aerodrome. To house the airport’s main entrance sign, a garden bed was created using Replas Garden Panel, while 125 mm Replas bollards with high-visibility insert discs were installed on both sides of the entrance. Now, [...]

By | 2017-05-05T03:03:36+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Amenity furniture for the exposed airport environment

Roadside furniture so easy to install for contract crews

Contractor Cremasco Civil has installed literally hundreds of 125 mm black Replas bollards around Yarrawonga, NT. Company administrator Juanita Long has told us that staff find the recycled plastic bollards very easy to install due to their moulded construction and the below-ground-level retaining holes for secure fixing. The local council has also passed on comments [...]

By | 2017-05-04T01:07:53+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Roadside furniture so easy to install for contract crews

A fantastic outcome

'The NSW Soil Conservation Service designed and built a fully accessible 150 m elevated boardwalk for the community of Urunga. I originally considered using conventional hardwood decking but noticed similar boardwalks in the area were degrading and beginning to rot. I had seen some plastic decks around but was not impressed until I saw Replas [...]

By | 2017-06-22T02:22:13+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on A fantastic outcome

A smart choice in street-side furniture

The Highgrove residential development in Clyde North, Victoria is the newest venture for Brown Property Group, an estate designed with family and community living in mind. Responding to society’s increasing expectations in sustainable resource use, Brown Property Group chose recycled plastic bollards to enhance the estate’s main entrance. With its long-lasting qualities, the Replas black [...]

By | 2017-05-03T06:23:52+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on A smart choice in street-side furniture

Bridge to better golf course management

At Settlers Run Golf & Country Club southeast of Melbourne, Victoria, an Enduroplank™ bridge takes golfers across a water hazard on the 8th fairway. The waterway is prone to flooding, which meant the previous timber structure was under constant repairs and maintenance. While attending a green keepers’ seminar held at Settlers Run recently, Replas’ Ben [...]

By | 2017-04-19T01:19:52+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Bridge to better golf course management

Sporting pursuits for all seasons

The $8 million Walker Rd Sporting and Recreation Precinct is a large development in Edmonton, Qld. that provides a hub for formal sport in the southern corridor of Cairns. The facilities will eventually cater for a total of nine competitive field sports, from cricket to vigoro, athletics to oztag. There is also a considerable recreational [...]

By | 2017-04-18T06:55:00+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Sporting pursuits for all seasons

A smooth ride on the river cycle way

City of Parramatta Council, NSW recently had to replace the old and weathered timber decking on Bill Brewer Bridge, which crosses a creek on the Parramatta river cycle way. The council chose to use brown Enduroplank™ recycled plastic decking, the non-slip, earth-friendly, sustainable option that blends in with the natural environment of its surroundings. The [...]

By | 2017-04-11T23:40:17+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on A smooth ride on the river cycle way

A modern cricket oval boundary for purists

At the Mark Taylor Oval in Waitara, NSW, Hornsby Shire Council has replaced the old, dented, rusted and weathered metal picket fence with a structure using environmentally sustainable recycled plastic pickets. And it looks a picture, the sparkling  white picket fence forming the perfect cricket oval boundary. The maintenance-free and durable nature or recycled plastic [...]

By | 2017-04-11T05:21:07+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on A modern cricket oval boundary for purists

Double the sustainability message at Fuller Park

Fuller Park, Edmonton, Qld. is a Cairns district recreational facility with BMX track, children’s playground, sports fields and picnic areas, where Cairns Regional Council recently installed some new-look signs. For durability in the tropical climate they chose to use recycled plastic signage products. To accommodate the information they wished to convey, they selected the plank-sign [...]

By | 2017-04-05T05:02:18+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Double the sustainability message at Fuller Park

Green by colour, green by nature

Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre is one of the most impressive sports and recreation arenas in the Southern Hemisphere. MSAC is recognised for its state-of-the-art aquatic facilities, such as the world’s first 50 m swimming pool with a moveable floor. So it is no coincidence that Replas recycled plastic bollards have for many years been [...]

By | 2017-04-03T04:01:41+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Green by colour, green by nature

Reserve perimeter fencing that’s got the looks

At Belvedere Reserve in Seaford, Victoria, Frankston City Council has made use of black recycled plastic 150 mm bollards with galvanized posts to create attractive post and rail fencing along the roadside. The fence stretches hundreds of meters around the reserve, its clean lines presenting a subtle yet strong visual barrier between park land and [...]

By | 2017-03-31T04:43:39+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Reserve perimeter fencing that’s got the looks

Seated right where the heart lies

A very special job went through our factory recently, when Mr Phillip Harding commissioned a recycled plastic memorial seat in memory of his late wife Rosemary.  Phillip chose to have the seat installed at the Finke River roadside stop between Alice Springs, NT and the South Australia border. This spot was the first place Phillip [...]

By | 2017-03-29T03:56:13+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Seated right where the heart lies

Speaking about recycled plastic products

Our man in South Australia Robbie Westley recently went along to the Rotary Club of Adelaide West for a presentation on Replas products. And his talk had quite an impact. Club members were blown away by what they heard about - all the great opportunities recycled plastic provides as a substitute for traditional materials. Describing [...]

By | 2017-03-29T02:33:03+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Speaking about recycled plastic products

In step with sustainable products at the park

When a set of recycled plastic steps was installed alongside a garden bed at the Ferguson Park playground in Bracken Ridge, Qld., there was full confidence that whatever the weather and usage they would do their job for decades to come. So on their first inspection a year after completion, we didn’t expect to see [...]

By | 2017-03-28T05:40:42+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on In step with sustainable products at the park

Resilience in the face of natural disaster

The Wollondilly local government  area south west of Sydney hit the news in June 2016 when wild weather caused extensive flooding there. At the flood’s peak, the main street of Picton, NSW had over 900 mm of water rushing through it and causing significant damage as it inundated surrounding properties. Knowing there were some significant [...]

By | 2017-03-27T05:55:39+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Resilience in the face of natural disaster

Cairns’ top seaside spot looks to Enduroplank™

Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon is a 4800 sq. metre salt-water facility in the North Queensland city that offers an all-year-round, safe location free of stingers and crocodiles. With its barbeque facilities, parkland, playgrounds, and nearby coffee shops, it’s the perfect gathering–place for locals and visitors to enjoy a day in Cairns. Incorporated with the lagoon’s [...]

By | 2017-03-24T03:12:00+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Cairns’ top seaside spot looks to Enduroplank™

A building product that’s durable, sustainable, and flexible

If visiting Townsville, QLD., find time to walk or drive up Castle Hill for the view. Look out over the city below, the Ross River countryside in one direction, the sea and Magnetic island in the other. Castle Hill is particularly popular in the evening, as dusk settles, the sun sets and the city lights [...]

By | 2017-03-23T04:37:58+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on A building product that’s durable, sustainable, and flexible

The quintessential beach access pathway

Shellharbour is a coastal local government area just south of Wollongong, NSW. and approximately 120 km from Sydney. When Shellharbour City Council provided a new beach access across the sandy foreshore, the decision to go with Enduroplank™ was as straightforward as the pathway they would end up with. The new 2400 mm-wide wide recycled plastic [...]

By | 2017-03-21T01:39:55+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on The quintessential beach access pathway