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Replas Attends the AIP ‘Future of Soft Plastics’ Seminar in New South Wales

In July 2019, Replas attended the New South Wales Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) 'Future of Soft Plastics' technical seminar series. With over 100 people at the event, Sales and Marketing Director Mark Jacobsen, took the time to discuss the possibilities that are in front of Replas and the ability to take in soft plastics. [...]

Electrical Bollards Perfect Fit For New Estate Grammar Park Gardens in Shepparton VIC

Landform Surveys have installed recycled plastic electrical bollards, 125 mm recycled plastic bollards from Replas, at the new Grammar Park Gardens Estate in Shepparton, Victoria. Using recycled plastic bollards means low maintenance and a durable solution for new electrical areas in new estates, parks, gardens and more. The 125 mm bollard from Replas is robust, [...]

Historical Site in Koonoomoo Install Kookaburra Benches For Visitors in Moira Shire Council

Moira Shire Council are avid recycled plastic product customers for Replas, purchasing furniture, bollards and more for around their municipality. Installed in Koonoomoo are more Kookaburra Benches at a historical site in the town. Kookaburra Benches are designed for maximum comfort, a fit for purpose product for Moira Shire Council. Like all recycled plastic products [...]

Yarroweyah Soldier Settlers Monument Install Kookaburra Bench and Bollards with Reflectors

A recycled plastic Kookaburra Bench and 125 mm bollards are installed at Yarroweyah Soldier Settlers Monument in Yarroweyah, Victoria. The Replas bench allows visitors to rest while visiting the public/memorial hall. Kookaburra Benches are designed for maximum comfort while the 125 mm bollards are enhanced with reflectors to define the entrance to the hall. Recycled [...]

Premier and Kookaburra Settings Installed At Jerilderie Bakery in Murrumbidgee Council

Jerilderie Bakery in Murrumbidgee Council, New South Wales, have installed Premier Settings and a Kookaburra Setting in their outside eating area. Recycled plastic furniture from Replas will never rust, rot, split or crack like alternative materials. Having these settings outside gives Jerilderie Bakery a low maintenance, and safe picnic area for their customers. Premier Settings [...]

Murray River Hot Spot ‘The Shack Cafe’ Installs 150 mm Round Bollards from Replas

150 mm round bollards from Replas surround 'The Shack Cafe' at Thompsons Beach in Cobram, Victoria. The Murray River hot spot now has durable, long lasting bollards that will deter vehicles and defines the boundaries for pedestrian access. The finish of these bollards are clean and smooth,they are the environmentally friendly alternative to timber bollards. [...]

FieldTech Solutions Use Recycled Plastic Bollards for Ground Water Monitoring Pipe Covers

FieldTech Solutions have installed standpipe covers in Congupna, Victoria for ground water monitoring. "FieldTech Solutions is a company formed by eco-conscious people who have been supplying environmental equipment for the last 25 years to the groundwater, and contaminated land related industries." Using recycled plastic bollards from Replas, these pipes are safe, surrounded by a durable, [...]

Brolga Bollard Fencing Lines Conway Beach in The Beautiful Whitsundays, Queensland

Plants Whitsunday, a preferred Replas Pro, have installed a Brolga Bollard Fence at Conway Beach in the Whitsundays of Queensland. This stainless cabling fence provides a long term, durable solution to protect pedestrians from the new rock wall that was replaced after damage from Cycle Debbie in 2017. Matt Stokes, Manager at Plants Whitsunday, explains [...]

City of Canada Bay Install Custom Modular Benches, Planter Boxes and Sandwich Sheeting

"The City of Canada Bay was looking for an Australian product that was sustainable and reflected a colourful urban look that could be adopted into various elements in the design," explained Wendy Wright, Landscape Architect for City of Canada Bay in New South Wales. Recycled plastic Modular Benches were turned into storage boxes, planter boxes [...]

Brown Picket Fencing Installed for Frankston City Council at Seaford North Reserve

Urban Development Landscapes Group, known as UDL Group, have recently installed a new recycled plastic picket fence around Seaford North Reserve for Frankston City Council in Victoria. Project Manager, Brendan Lyons, was pleasantly "surprised by the weight of the panels and how sturdy and durable they feel." Brendan went on to say, "the end result [...]

Recycled Plastic Furniture Surrounds St Laurence O’Toole Primary School in Victoria

In Leongatha, VIC, St Laurence O'Toole Primary School have installed multiple pieces of recycled plastic furniture around their school. Replas Premier Benches, Kookaburra Settings and a Beachcomber seat allow students and faculty to sit and enjoy the playground, basketball courts and to remember Patrick 'Mr Pat' Allaway. Premier Benches offer greater legroom due to the [...]

Glen Eira Spots and Aquatic Centre Install Kookaburra Benches in Their Caulfield South Facility

Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC) have installed recycled plastic Kookaburra Benches inside their facilities. Located in Caulfield South, Victoria, this installation is ideal for an aquatic centre as recycled plastic products do not rust in the wet environment, and they will not split, rot or crack, making them safe for visitors and staff. [...]

Sustainability Team at Style Craft Takes a Tour of the Replas Environmental Centre

"A big thank you for taking the time to show us around the Replas showroom and factory yesterday," explained Jacqui Wagar, Sustainability Leader for Style Craft. Jacqui, Tony and Daniel took a tour of the Replas Environmental Centre with Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, during National Recycling Week 2019. The Style Craft team and [...]

Sorrento Benches And Recycled Plastic Sheeting Installed At Altona Beach In Hobsons Bay CC

Hobsons Bay City Council have installed recycled plastic sheeting and Replas Sorrento Benches in their Altona Beach toilets and shower area. The sheeting is used as a barrier for the shower stalls just outside of the toilet rooms, and recycled plastic furniture, Sorrento Benches, are installed inside the changing rooms. Recycled plastic products are ideal [...]

Brolga Bollard Fencing Stands Strong 4 Years On At Griffith Park Sports Facility in Collaroy, NSW

For over 4 years, Northern Beach Council have had recycled plastic bollard fencing installed at Griffith Park Sports Facility in Collaroy, New South Wales. Looking like new, these Brolga Bollards have been through multiple seasons and look as good as new. Recycled plastic products do not rot, split or crack and require little maintenance, allowing [...]

Replas Increases The Amount Of Soft Plastic Packaging Going Into Products

From December 2019, Replas will be adding more of the most problematic waste stream, soft plastic packaging collected at Coles and Woolworths, into our products. A greater percentage can be added to black products, which includes our bollards, profiles and furniture supports. Small particles of material will be slightly visible on the surface (see images [...]

Bond University Add More Recycled Plastic Products Around Campus On Gold Coast

Long time supporters of recycled plastic products, Bond University on the Gold Coast, Queensland, have recently installed a Oval Bench at the main entry sign to the institution. In addition to the many settings and hundreds of bollards and wheelstops throughout the campus, Bond Uni have saved hundreds of thousandths of soft plastic packaging from [...]

Recycled Plastic Post and Rail Fencing Helps Nesting Turtles at Oaks Beach in Bundaberg Regional Council

Bundaberg Regional Council needed to extend a section of the recycled plastic post and rail fence at Oaks Beach in Burnett Heads. Because Oaks Beach is a turtle nesting area, Bundaberg RC had to make sure the fence did not allow car headlights to impact the beach. Replas standard post and rail fencing was the [...]

Viewing Platform and Pathway Edging Made With Replas Products At New Wreck Point Lookout

Recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ has been used on the new viewing platform at Wreck Point Scenic Lookout in Yeppoon, part of Livingstone Shire Council in Queensland. In addition to the Enduroplank™ platform, recycled plastic profiles were used along the pathway edging to separate the gravel pathway from the garden beds. Speaking to 7 News, Central [...]

Brolga Bollards Create Neater Installation Over Timber At Crestwood Estate in Rockhampton QLD

In the latest stage at Crestwood Estate, in Norman Gardens, Rockhampton QLD, over 200 recycled plastic Brolga bollards have been installed. This is one of several sites where Keppel Developments have installed recycled plastic bollards from Replas. Timber bollards used in previous stages had the concrete sloping away, this is done to prevent water building [...]

Replas Resource Centre Sets Up New Outdoor Break Area For Staff

The Replas Resource Centre, RRC, have recently installed a new break away area for the factory staff with their very own recycled plastic furniture. The new area has been set up just in time for summer, to relax during breaks in the shaded area just outside the factory. The new furniture includes a Beachcomber seat, [...]

Recycled Plastic Enduroplank™ Ramp Installed at Moorebank Sports Club in Liverpool City Council

In Hammondville NSW, Replas Pro BMI Contracting have recently installed a ramp platform for Moorebank Sports Club in Liverpool City Council, using recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ with a composite fibre structure. Enduroplank™ decking from Replas is a sturdy, long lasting and virtually maintenance free decking product that provides an ethical alternative to timber. Ideal for [...]

Replas Speaks To Honorary Trevor Evans MP at SPE Plastics and Waste Conference 2019

At the 2019 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Plastics and Waste Conference, Replas had the opportunity to chat to the Honorary Trevor Evans MP, Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management in Brisbane. Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director at Replas, spoke with Trevor at the conference aptly named ‘The Future of Plastics and [...]

Minister for Recycling and Waste Reduction in ACT Chris Steel Tours the Replas Environmental Centre

On Thursday, the 21st of November, Sales and Marketing Director of Replas, Mark Jacobsen, had the pleasure of welcoming the Minister for Recycling and Waste Reduction in ACT, Chris Steel to the Replas Environmental Centre. Mark and Chris spoke about recycling in Australia, the importance of government procurement of recycled plastic products and creating a [...]

Replas Recycled Plastic Modular Benches Installed at Peranbin Primary College in Victoria

"We picked them because they are durable and stay looking good even with a bit of weather," explains Angela Holleran, Principal at Peranbin Primary College in Victoria about their newly installed recycled plastic Modular Benches from Replas. The Modular Bench is a versatile solution for any area that can be fixed to a surface and [...]

Surfing SA Use Recycled Plastic Sheeting To Create Handplanes For Kids Cleaning Up The Beach

On Sunday 17th November 2019, as part of a local Christmas Pageant, Surfing South Australia encouraged young people to help clean up local beaches by picking up rubbish and trading it in for a ‘handplane’ made from Post Consumer Recycled Sheeting. A ‘handplane’ is a small surfboard used for body surfing and is a great [...]

Replas Talks Recycled Plastic Products with MP at Buy Recycled Conference and Expo 2019

On the 28th October, Sustainability Victoria held their 2019 Buy Recycled Conference and Expo in Melbourne, Victoria. More than 300 industry professionals, including Replas, attended the event for an exclusive look at the latest products and materials with recycled content. The topic of the day was the new Post-Consumer Recycled sheeting from Replas. Made from [...]

Waste and Energy Efficiency Business Breakfast During National Recycling Week 2019

On Thursday, November 14th during National Recycling Week 2019, the Victorian Waste Management Association held a Waste and Energy Efficiency Business Breakfast in Frankston, Victoria. Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director at Replas, joined other members of the waste and energy sector on stage to answer attendees questions. The aim of the event was to [...]

Rockhampton Regional Council Installs New Viewing Platform From Recycled Plastic Decking

The new fishing and viewing platform installed at Springers Lagoon, part of Rockhampton Regional Council, includes recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ from Replas. Recycled plastic decking platforms are a great fit for purpose product for the Queensland marine environments as it will not rot, split or crack like alternative materials. Even when submerged in salt water, [...]

Shoal Point Installs Recycled Plastic Decking Platform, Furniture and Signage For Beach Goers

At Denman Avenue in Shoal Point, the Mackay region in Queensland, Replas Pro Plants Whitsunday have installed an Enduroplank™ deck platform with two Kimberley Seats, made from a composite fibre structure with profiles lined as kick rails. This recycled plastic platform and staircase can withstand the harsh Queensland marine environment as it will not rot, [...]

Barmaryee Sports Precinct in Queensland Upgrades With Recycled Plastic 100 mm Bollards

In early 2019, Livingstone Shire Council in Queensland completed upgrades to the Barmaryee Sports Precinct. The council have installed over 750 recycled plastic bollards from Replas to deter vehicles and pedestrians in the sports complex. The 100 mm bollards comprises a recycled plastic profile with a pyramid shaped top and is partially hollowed to reduce [...]

Anzac Avenue in Yeppoon Receives Upgrade of Recycled Plastic Brolga Bollards from Replas

Facility upgrades on Anzac Avenue in Yeppoon, Queensland, included replacing old timber bollards with recycled plastic Brolga Bollards from Replas. Livingstone Shire Council are avid users of recycled plastic products including bollards, furniture and more. The termite resistant products make the long lasting, low maintenance aspects stand out from alternative material. Like all Replas products, [...]

Beachcombers Line The Coast in Queensland’s Livingstone Shire Council Coastal Pathway

Along the Capricorn Coast in Queensland, Livingstone Shire Council is continuing to develop the coastal path network. Part of this new development has seen the installation of 10 recycled plastic Beachcomber sets along the pathway for tourists, cyclists and local residents to use and enjoy. Each Beachcomber from Replas is made with a marine design [...]

Brolga Bollards Included in New Upgrade for Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Sunshine Coast Regional Council in south east Queensland have recently installed brown Brolga Bollards around the edge of the car park next to Beerburrum State School. Recycled plastic bollards from Replas are a great fit for purpose where barriers are needed to deter vehicles and pedestrians. The Brolga Bollard is tall and slender with an [...]

Replas Environmental Centre Held a Free Tour During National Recycling Week 2019

On Thursday, November 14th, Replas held a free Replas Environmental Centre tour apart of National Recycling Week. Companies, business men and women, along with parents, kids and teachers all attended the free tour to learn more about recycling and recycled plastic products from Replas. The REC starts with a tour through 'The Tunnel' to educate [...]

Mackay Regional Council Rely On Recycled Plastic Products For Quality, Long Lasting Results

Blacks Beach in the Mackay region of Queensland is no stranger to recycled plastic products from Replas. At Barber Drive Park, Replas Pro Plants Whitsunday have installed a plank sign, Brolga Bollards with a galvanised steel frame for a fence and Enduromesh for a stairway. Recycled plastic products are great fit for purpose products in [...]

Replas Pro Plants Whitsunday Continue Installing Beach Access Staircases Throughout Northern Queensland

At Blacks Beach in Mackay, Queensland, preferred Replas Pro Plants Whitsunday have installed another beach access staircase. The composite fibre structure is accompanied with Enduromesh steps leading directly into the sand from the car park. The sturdy composite fibre structure can be used in a variety of boardwalk and decking applications. The innovative design allows [...]

Blue Recycled Plastic Furniture Withstand Whitsunday Weather and Termites at Bowen Beach

At Bowen Beachfront in far north Queensland, Whitsunday Regional Council have installed blue recycled plastic furniture along the foreshore and at the Holiday Park. Recycled plastic material from Replas is ideal for marine environments as the material will not rot, split, rust or crack like alternative materials. The smooth finish allows visitors to rest and [...]

Premier Benches and Enduromesh Create Frankston Reserve Platform for Parks Victoria

Replas Pro, SR Engineering, have recently installed a canoe launching platform for Parks Victoria at Frankston Reservoir with recycled plastic Premier Benches and Enduromesh decking. Premier Benches are created with a galvanised steel frame and are available in either two or three supports options. Because the benches are made from recycled plastic, they will not [...]

Woolworths Takes A Replas Environmental Centre Tour To Discuss Products and Circular Economy

On the 12th of November, Peter Bruce, General Manager Woolies 360, visited the Replas Environmental Centre. During the tour, Peter discussed with Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director, and Des Benjamin, Chairman, about the Circular Economy and creating a demand for recycled plastic products. "The tide is turning" explains Mark, more and more corporate companies [...]

AIP Heads To Replas Environmental Centre Alongside 2019 Melbourne Waste Expo Industry Events

The Australian Institute of Packaging came to the Replas Environmental Centre in late October to discover recycled plastic products alongside the 2019 Waste Expo. 15 members of AIP discussed the Circular Economy and what needs to be done in government and local council to create a demand for recycled plastic products. This tour comes alongside [...]

Kellogg’s Head Office Tour The Replas Environmental Centre For Circular Economy Discussion

On the 7th of November, members of Kellogg's head office flew down from Sydney to tour the Replas Environmental Centre with Sales and Marketing Director of Replas, Mark Jacobsen and Director of REDgroup, Liz Kasell. During this tour, the Kellogg's team discussed the Circular Economy and how they can help drive demand through their Nutri-Grain [...]

Round 150 mm Bollards Installed at Wangaratta Magpies Football & Netball Club in Victoria

A new installation of recycled plastic 150 mm round bollards surround Wangaratta Magpies Football & Netball Club in Wangaratta Rural City Council, Victoria. Replas bollards are an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional material bollards. The 150 mm round bollards are clean, smooth and an ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required, a fit for purpose [...]

Frankston RSL Donate Recycled Plastic Seats At The Frankston War Memorial in Beauty Park

The Frankston RSL have donated two recycled plastic Kimberley Select Seats to Frankston City Council, Victoria, at Beauty Park in front of the Frankston War Memorial. "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM" and "LEST WE FORGET" have been routed into the two seats that look onto the waving flags. Kimberley Select Seats offer a modern twist on [...]

Mooloolaba State School Install Kingfisher Seats and Bollards in Their Anzac Memorial Space

"The Mooloolaba State School community were so happy with our "Buddy Bench" that we were lucky enough to receive as a competition winner in 2017, so we decided we would love to support Replas again and purchase some furniture for our Anzac Memorial Space," explains Melanie Taylor of Mooloolaba State School. The new addition to [...]

Replas Brolga Bollards Line St. Andrew’s Lutheran College Grounds in Tallebudgera, Queensland

"At St. Andrew's Lutheran College, we are always looking at ways to reduce our environmental footprint," says Stephen Cooke, Business Manager at St. Andrew's Lutheran College in Tallebudgera, Queensland. The Brolga Bollard installation completed at St. Andrew's Lutheran College has created a safe and durable boundary to deter vehicles, students and College staff. "The installation [...]

Settings and Benches Will Withstand Weather and Children at Cranbrook State School in Townsville

Cranbrook State School in Townsville, Queensland, has updated their outside after school care area with recycled plastic settings from Replas. Outside School Hours Care Coordinator, Nicole Powell, was looking for products that would "withstand time, weather and 80 children - we found this in the Replas furniture." The 3-support Premier Slimline Settings with Lyrebird Benches, [...]

Replas Creates New ‘Mud Kitchen’ For Allambie Heights Public School in New South Wales

"The Student Parliament at Allambie Heights Public School voted to replace our school mud kitchen which had decayed and needed to be removed," explains Sarah Swift, Deputy Principal at Allambie Heights Public School. "Students and teachers undertook research to look for a suitable replacement. All the mud kitchens we saw were wooden and we were [...]

Student Led Project Installs Recycled Plastic Buddy Bench For Thornleigh West Public School

"Replas was extremely easy to deal with and their product selection was fantastic. An added bonus was that one of their designs for our Buddy Bench aligned with our school logo! The fact that this was a student led project and the students were engaged from the beginning of the process was fantastic," said Vanessa [...]

Allambie Heights Public School, NSW, Creates Stunning Floating Enduroplank™ Boardwalk

Allambie Heights Public School in New South Wales have recently installed a new floating deck boardwalk for their "Discovery Trail" within the school grounds with recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ from Replas. Principal at Allambie Heights PS, Angela Helsloot, said they wanted a product that was "environmentally friendly and would not require any maintenance." The Enduroplank™ [...]