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

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Incredible Barron Falls Lookout Installs Enduroplank™ Platform

North Queensland is home to many beautiful sceneries, and is home to a lookout that has visitors coming from far and wide. Barron Falls Lookout in Kuranda is now home to a recycled plastic lookout made from Replas Enduroplank™. In such a remote area, it was important for the builders to have easy to use materials that were not bulky or heavy. The low maintenance and durable material that is Replas boardwalk, Enduroplank™, gave Dorahy Builders that perfect product to use. Now for many years to come, this incredible lookout will withstand thousands of guests to see the amazing Barrom Falls in Barron Gorge National Park.

Barron Gorge National Park

Barron Falls Lookout, which is possibly the most famous waterfall lookout in North Queensland, is visited by thousands of people each year. The lookout offers a full frontal aspect of the falls, which are at their most spectacular during the wet season when the Barron River is in full flood. Rugged peaks, steep gorges, tumbling waterfalls, lush rainforest, varied wildlife, easy access, a colourful history and a range of recreational opportunities make this one of Queensland’s most popular national parks.”

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New Trex Decking Display in Derrimut VIC For Home Owners

“An award winning Stratco distributor for many years and with a strong reputation for providing the best quality products and services, Designer Pergolas and Carports is based in Melbourne.”

A new display of Trex® Decking has been installed at the Designer Pergolas and Carports showroom in Derrimut, Victoria. This showroom allows customers to see the decking first hand and get their questions and concerns answered. For further information please contact the Replas Sales Office at sales@replas.com.au OR 1800REPLAS.

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Bond University in QLD Installs Replas Bollards and Wheelstops

On the Gold Coast in Queensland lies Bond University, Australia’s first private non-profit university. Recently they have installed 150mm round green recycled plastic bollards from Replas. These bollards have a chain barrier between the pedestrian walkway and the car park for student and faculty vehicles. Along side these new recycled plastic bollards are hundreds of Replas wheel stops, installed many years ago at Bond University. This initiative by the college to encourage and partake in the Circular Economy of being the true recyclers, buying back the recycled plastic products, is a great way to show other universities all around Australia that it can be done!

“Bond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.”

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Replas Heads To Frankston Business Networking Night 2017

On Tuesday December 11th, Director Mark Jacobsen and VIC Customer Service Rep Chris Smith went to the 2017 Frankston Business Networking Night at Sages Cottage Farm Baxter. At this event, our Replas staff can go and meet like-minded business people, establish relationships, grow the business, and network with people in the Greater Frankston area. On Tuesday Mark and Chris took the opportunity to discuss the ‘Circular Economy’ with both Chris Crewther, Federal Member for Dunkley, and Colin Hampton, Frankston City Councillor – North East Ward.

 

Chris Crewther – “Chris is passionate about making a difference to build the local economy, community and environment. Being involved with community organisations, including one helping young mums re-engage in education and work, Chris understands the challenges facing young people and families.”

Colin Hampton – Cr Hampton pledged to bring councillors together during his mayoral term. He said the coming 12 months will be vital for Frankston since there will be a state election next year. It will be the second time for Cr Hampton in the mayor’s chair. He was previously mayor in 2008-09.

 

A Wise Man’s Choice at Wiseman Park Tennis Club in Wollongong

Wiseman Park Tennis Club in Wolloongong, have purchased their first piece of Replas furniture – a Kimberley seat with their name routed into the top slat. Colin Marshman, President of the tennis club said, “thank you for all your help with our purchase from your company. We are really pleased with our new seat, I have had a lot of positive feedback from the members.” Colin
and the club are looking to include more recycled plastic seats around their club. With minimal maintenance and durability, this recycled-plastic seat will stand the test of time in New South Wales.

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Bangerang Park In NSW Filled With Recycled Plastic Products

Bangerang Park in Corowa, New South Wales, is a hive of activity with many sporting facilities and the main attraction is the Apex Miniature Steam Train. The Apex Miniature Steam Train runs around Bangerang Park Corowa on the first Sunday of the month, weather permitting. Replas recycled plastic seats, benches and picnic settings along with bollards are all throughout the park. The long lasting attributes of the recycled plastic products makes for little to no maintenance. Replas products still look great even many years after the installation. It’s wonderful for visitors and residents in the area to see where their soft plastics are going to, added to this well known park covered in Replas recycled plastic products.

 

 

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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.