Blog 2017-11-09T03:33:00+00:00

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Recycled Plastic Picnic Setting Makes Appearance on Lake Mulwala

An unforgettable sight, Lake Cafe & Deck is situated on the shores of Lake Mulwala with amazing views. The picnic setting used on the grassed area adjacent the cafe is made from recycled plastic. Replas ensures it’s setting are durable and long lasting, even at times harsh weather conditions, it looks as new. This Replas setting is in the perfect spot for visitors, with a low maintenance product, the council and lake maintenance crew can insure visitors will have a great visit at this Replas setting.

Lake Cafe & Deck is fully licensed with a range of local beer and wine, and dining is available inside or outside on the covered deck. Open everyday for breakfast, lunch – morning and afternoon teas – the menu is fresh and modern with an emphasis on homemade food using local produce.

 

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Recycled Plastic Picnic Setting Makes Appearance on Lake Mulwala

Lacey Creek Walking Path Filled With Replas Enduroplank™ Decking

The 1.5K walking track at Lacey Creek in Mission Beach Queensland is a great example of harsh weather and environment conditions. Replas Enduroplank™ has been installed throughout the walking path, covered in leaves, dirt, and plenty of shoe and tire marks from pedestrians enjoying the beautiful walk. The recycled plastic products from Replas are durable enough to with stand all sorts of conditions, just like this here at Lacey Creek. Also, being a low maintenance products gives the maintenance crew a bit of relief to not head out every day to clean up the track, as the decking from Replas can hold up and provide long lasting pathways.

Also, a Replas Premier Bench is situated right out front, for after or before the walk! A great fit for purpose product in this environment, another win for the circular economy and a great addition to the community!

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Mona Valley Cemetery Installs Bollards and Benches for Visitor Use

Situated on the northern beaches of Sydney is Mona Vale Cemetery. Mona Vale has been a special and sacred place for families in this community since 1905 – with both burials and beautiful memorials. In order to keep Mona Vale Cemetery safe and prestigious for visitors, recycled plastic bollards have been installed in the car park. Also, in areas to deter cars from certain areas of the grounds. Replas bollards are long lasting products that required little maintenance, a great asset for Northern Beaches Council. Not only recycled plastic bollards, but Kakadu seats are also scattered within the cemetery for the convenience of visitors and guests. Mona Vale Cemetery will have bollards and seats that will create an easy pathway in the car park and a beautiful resting place for families.

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mona Valley Cemetery Installs Bollards and Benches for Visitor Use

Recycled Plastic Products Galore in Yarrawonga at Moira Shire

Moira Shire in Yarrawonga is proud to use recycled plastic products throughout their foreshore reserves. Bollards, wheel stops, benches, seats, and picnic settings all line up along the foreshore. Rod McMillian from the Moira Shire explained, “we have been using recycled plastic products due to the maintenance free and long lasting attributes. The products look great and stand the test over time!”

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Seating For Albury City Council With The Help From Mars Petcare

“On August 6th, Albury City Council and Mars Petcare joined forces to create a haven for dogs and their owners in East Albury,” explains Rob Sharpe, The Open Space Project Office, about Alexandra Park in New South Wales.
With the help of a financial contribution to Albury City Council, they were able to install new Replas seating across the off leash area at Alexandra Park. With the help of 40 Mars team members, this park has become extraordinary. Rob says, “This has been very positive, [it] provides great facilities for dog owners across the city.”

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Recycling Week is Every Week at Replas Resource Centre!

Here at the Replas fabrication factory, we recycle our off-cuts/shavings at the end of each day! Cut into manageable pieces, bagged, then shipped back to production to be reused in the manufacturing process. Also, the shrink-wrap used on goods received are put into the manufacturing recipe when their life use is over. We are taking this low valued scrap plastic and keeping it from landfill. By manufacturing this scrap plastic back into the Replas range, it shows what’s possible by up-streaming and creating something that has a much higher value for the plastic.

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Replas Today

For more than 28 years the plastic recycling company has produced a range of over 200 products and has grown to become Australia’s leading plastic product manufacturers. Thus, Replas has since developed world leading technologies at our plastic recycling centre to reprocess Australia’s waste into robust recycled plastic products for outdoor use. As a result, these products offer an ethical alternative to the unnecessary use of virgin materials and provide long-lasting advantages to customers.

Even more, Replas is committed to reducing the amount of plastic currently going to landfill. Because of this, we support the community’s household recycling efforts by taking plastic waste from curbside collections and utilizing it to create products which can then be enjoyed by the community within their schools, parks and towns. Also, we are proud to partner with many Australian companies; such as Coles, who have taken responsibility for the plastic waste they create. Finally, Replas assists them in reducing their environmental impact by ensuring their plastic waste is recycled and reused within Australia.

The Future of Replas Recycled Plastic

Above all, recycling plastic not only reduces the amount of waste going to landfill, but it also eliminates the need to use precious natural resources. Thus, human ingenuity has produced plastic. Replas believes the same ingenuity will produce solutions to using and reusing these products in a sustainable way. In addition, by recycling a range of plastics, Replas strongly believes it is playing its part towards creating a better environment for the future.