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Replas Cleans Up With Bellarine Catchment Network On Geelong Peninsula

Replas was proud to be involved at today's community event organised by Bellarine Catchment Network in Geelong, Victoria. Organiser Angie Poole and many volunteers actively participated in a group waste/litter collection session along the Eastern Beach foreshore. Urban Upcycle also made an appearance after recently running a Buddy Bench competition for schools, winning school being [...]

Recycled Plastic Wheel Stops Make A Statement at Boroondara Tennis Centre

"The Boroondara Tennis Centre is one of Melbourne's premier public access tennis facilities owned by Booroondara City Council." With such a high prestige for tennis in Melbourne, it is quite the installation for recycled plastic wheel stops from Replas. As one of the largest tennis venues in Victoria, Booroondara City Council have created a Circular [...]

Podium Signage and Beachcomber Surround Gordon Jackson Lookout in SEQ

Several years ago, Moreton Bay Regional Council, in south east Queensland, installed recycled plastic podium signs and Beachcomber seats at the Gordon Jackson Lookout. The Replas products are still in as new condition all these years later, giving locals and visitors information on Gordon Jackson and a spot to rest on the North Pine Heritage [...]

Floating Pathway at Kyeemagh Beach NSW Installed With Recycled Plastic Decking

From hot sand to recycled plastic decking, Kyeemagh Beach in New South Wales now has a floating pathway to the beautiful beach front made from Replas decking, Enduroplank™. Installed by Replas Pro Enterprise Landscapes, the Soil Conservation Services of NSW had this floating pathway installed for Bayside Council. "Due to its longevity, Replas products hold [...]

Replace It With Replas! Nunyara Aboriginal Health Services Install Recycled Plastic Furniture

Nunyara Aboriginal Health Services had slated wood benches that were continually being repaired outside of their Health Services office in Whyalla, South Australia. Looking to replace their old, tired timber benches, the team decided to choose Replas, "because of the fact that it is a recycled product and it's sturdy and attractive," explained Jane Baulderstone, [...]

North Shore Eco Warriors Install Custom Recycled Plastic Beachcomber

"We were over the moon when told our project could not only meet our budget, but that it ticked all the environmental boxes we had hoped for," explains Jacque Dalrymple, a member of the North Shore Eco Warriors in New South Wales. In December 2017, the Eco Warriors were successful in obtaining a $5,000 Community [...]

NT Park and Recreation Facilities Upgraded With Recycled Plastic Furniture and Bollards

"All of the towns now have Bollards in place to protect drivers and park and recreation facilities, while Barunga has also invested in Parkdale Benches for Culture Park in the centre of town and outside the council building," said Prudence Long, Communication Coordinator for Roper Gulf Regional Council in Katherine, Northern Territory. The new installation [...]

New Daintree Seats Installed At Frankston Bowls Club in Victoria

Frankston City Council in Victoria expand their recycled plastic product community by installing new Daintree Seats at Frankson Bowling Club. The Daintree Seat has a relaxed slanted back and is  available in a choice of three sizes or can be custom-made to almost any length, making it a popular choice for parks, gardens, offices and pool areas. [...]

Brolga Bollards Surround New Villa World Development In SEQ

'Augustus' is a new development by Villa World and is situated at Hervey Bay in the Fraser Coast Regional Council in South East Queensland. New Brolga Bollards from Replas have been used around the edge of the Bioretension basin. Named after the official bird emblem of Queensland, the Brolga Bollard is tall and slender with an [...]

Charlton Skate Park Filled With Long Lasting Replas Furniture

Located in Buloke Shire Council, Charlton Skate Park is home to Replas Premier Setttings, Kimberley Seats, Bollards and more. Buying back recycled plastic products from Replas gives Buloke Shire Council residents the chance to see first hand where their soft plastic recycling goes. With long lasting, durable products made from recycled plastic, Charlton Skate Park [...]

Lake Samsonvale In SEQ Install Recycled Plastic Post and Rail Fencing

"Initial contact to get a quote was such an easy process, really accommodating with the changes and additions," explains Adam Mongan, Project Manager of the new canoe launching facility on Lake Samsonvale at Forgan Cove, Cashmere Queensland for SEQ Water. Over 200 metres of recycled plastic post and rail fencing from Replas has been used [...]

Whitsunday Regional Council Distribute Over 70 ‘Whitsunday Blue’ Premier Settings

Having been a regular purchaser of Replas recycled plastic products for years, Whitsunday Regional Council have now purchased more than 70 Premier Settings to be distributed throughout their council area. The vibrant blue colour is similar to the ‘Whitsunday Blue’, and the sturdy nature of the material makes this furniture perfect for the harsher conditions [...]

Recycled Plastic Plank Signs Are Scattered Across Cairns Regional Council

Cairns Regional Council have started replacing all of their Park Signage throughout the area with Replas Plank Signs over the last couple of years. The termite resistant recycled plastic products make it the perfect fit for Northern Queensland. Replas signs are extremely hard wearing with a high resistance to graffiti, offering an economic and ethical alternative [...]

City of Greater Bendigo Install Eco Pod Seats at Heathcote Skate Park

Heathcote Skate Park in City of Greater Bendigo have installed recycled plastic Eco Pods from Replas. The grey and blue products are a great way to brighten up the skate park while supplying  sustainable seating for the skaters and visitors. The Eco Pod combines comfort with affordability in an innovative way. Ideal as an individual seat [...]

All Ability Accessible Canoe/Kayak Platform Launches in Mathoura, NSW

On Monday December 3rd, International Day for People with a Disability, Edward River in Mathoura NSW celebrated their All Ability Accessible Canoe Platform Launch. "Innovation and recycling from the Moama community have coalesced for a game-changing new facility that brings kayaking to people with limited mobility," explained the Riverine Herald in NSW.  Installed back in July [...]

War On Waste Event In Ballarat Creates Buzz For Recycled Plastic Products

On December 4th, Replas was a guest at the 'War on Waste Movement, educating for a sustainable future' at the Ballarat Tech School in Ballarat, Victoria. Craig Reucassel, War on Waste Documentary host, was the guest speaker who referenced Replas as a positive change and small solution to a big problem. "The message was focused [...]

Frankston City Council Enjoys New Sustainable Dog Agility Park

"I was pleasantly surprised Replas had the range of equipment when I initially enquired, the [Replas] product is ideal for the project," said Craig Miller, Project Manager for Frankston City Council on the newly installed Dog Agility equipment at Ballam Park in Frankston VIC. Replas' recycled plastic Dog Agility Tracks builds trust and confidence between [...]

Blue 125 mm Bollards Stand Tall in Towong Shire Council in Victoria

At Tangambalanga Community Centre in Towong Shire Council VIC are rows of Replas recycled plastic bollards. The 125 mm blue bollards are an excellent alternative to timber, providing a rigid, resistant barrier to define the boundary and deter vehicles or pedestrians. These Towong Shire Council bollards are blue, however Replas bollards are available in a [...]

Christchurch City Council Installs Custom Table Settings On The Peninsula

"We are really happy with the peninsula table settings we have recently put in. They look really good and the colour works really well with the environment around them," says Marcy McCallum, Parks Project Manager for Christchurch City Council in New Zealand. Using Replas recycled plastic profiles, Marcy and her team have created table setting [...]

Replas Bollards Hold Up In Alice Springs Ingkerreke Outstation Resource Centre

The Ingkerreke Outstation Resource Centre in Alice Springs, Northern Territory have recently purchased Replas recycled plastic bollards in multiple sizes to be distributed throughout the Aboriginal Town Camps. Darren Moulds, Infrastructure Officer said, "the local town council have installed existing bollards, and we are very happy with this product as it holds up to our harsh [...]

Long Plain Hut Campground NSW Filled With Replas Premier Settings

Located in Kosciusko National Park, Long Plain Hut Campground is filled with recycled plastic Premier Settings from Replas. The area is open and grassy with evidence or early settlement throughout the area, with the hut built in 1916, there is also remnants of old sluice miners. It’s a great spot for the active camper, with [...]

Replas New Zealand Presents at Plastic Ocean Screening

On the 12th of November, Carl Longstaff from Replas New Zealand presented at a Wellington screening of Plastic Oceans. Carl spoke about the soft plastics recycling scheme and how Replas is helping New Zealanders work towards a Circular Economy. Derek Lander from Flight Plastics also presented and focused on the Circular Economy as well. The [...]

Recycled Plastic Furniture from Replas Installed at Yarrangobilly Caves NSW

A highlight of the northern Kosciuszko National Park are the Yarrangobilly Caves - jaw dropping caves on a guided tour and a swim in the thermal pool. Just outside of the caves are installations of Replas recycled plastic furniture. National Parks and Wildlife Service in New South Wales understands the importance of low maintenance and [...]

Kowan Pine Forest Use Recycled Plastic Bollards For Reserve Boundary

A short 15 minute drive from the CBD, Molonglo Gorge Recreation Area is a quiet place to have a picnic, for the kids to play at the park, and a 6km walk along the Molonglo River. With over 15 million years of history, it was important for the Canberra Region to implement products that are [...]

Laidley Sports Complex Continues To Install Recycled Plastic Bollards

Lockyer Valley Regional Council in South East Queensland have recently completed the latest stage of fencing upgrades at Laidley Sports Complex. The multi-purpose facility have installed 125 mm recycled plastic bollards from Replas. The robust 125 mm bollard has a pyramid-shaped top, an ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required to define boundaries or deter [...]

Replas Pro Indigenous Design Installs Products at Laurimar Primary School

Recently installed at Laurimar Primary School in Doreen are Premier Settings and custom Planter Boxes from trusted Replas Pro Indigenous Design. Premier Settings offer greater legroom from an upgraded design for the benches and table supports. The use of a galvanised steel frames means only two posts are required to support the benches and table, [...]

RSPCA Urban Office Includes Recycled Plastic Furniture in Outdoor Enclosures

RSPCA Victoria's Animal Care Centre in Burwood East, VIC, have installed recycled plastic furniture in their outdoor dog enclosures. The Kimberley Seats were purchased prior to 2011 and used for the volunteer dog handlers to rest whilst the dogs, up for adoption, get a chance to roam freely in their own exercise yard. In 2016, [...]

Kookaburra Slimline Benches Installed At Elders Killara Feedlot in NSW

Elders Killara Feedlot in Quirindi, NSW have received plenty of admiration from visitors after only a fortnight of the recycled plastic benches from Replas being installed! Kim Brett from EKF said, "we have extreme weather and dust conditions and did not want anything requiring high maintenance. We also thought the design and colours were attractive." [...]

Mount Lilydale Mercy College Continue Their Sustainability Journey With Replas

"In 2017, the College successfully applied for a grant from the Woori Yallock Community Bendigo Bank to purchase and install some equipment to help us on our sustainability journey," said Cathy Pole, Assistant Business Manager at Mount Lilydale Mercy College in Victoria. The installation of Premier Benches and a Daintree Seat really pops around the college! [...]

Bushland Beach Becomes Termite Free With Installation Of Recycled Plastic Bollards

The harsh climate and weather conditions in Queensland make it difficult for many products to stand the test of time. Because the white ants and termites eat the wooden bollards, Andrina Miller from Townsville City Council explains the advantage of recycled plastic bollards from Replas at Bushland Beach. "It [bollards] doesn't rot or get white [...]

Surprised Students Take The REC Tour To Learn The Impact Of Plastic Waste

Friday 21st September saw 12 VCE students from Marist-Sion College in Warragul visit the Replas Environmental Centre (REC). Students travelled through the tunnel, surprised to learn about how much plastic ends up in our oceans and the amount of plastic consumed by sea creatures every year. The students discovered the scale of the global plastic [...]

Replas Environmental Centre Welcomes Aspendale Primary School For Tour

On Thursday the 11th of October, Grade 2 students from Aspendale Primary school came to visit the Replas Environmental Centre and thoroughly enjoyed how interactive and visual the exhibits are. The children learnt about what can be recycled and what products can be made out of their waste. They were surprised to learn about how [...]

New Replas Pro Signline Professionals Install in Regional Victoria

After multiple installations, Signline Professionals have been a trusted installer of Replas products within the East Gippsland area have recently been added on as a Replas Pro due to the high level of pride placed on installing Replas sustainable products and the environmental values that align with both companies. Many project have been completed for [...]

Orange City Council in NSW Install Recycled Plastic Seating In Rest Areas

Orange City Council in New South Wales have been part of Closing the Loop, installing recycled plastic seating around their council and sporting fields. Nigel Hobden, Council Presentation Manager, sits comfortably on a Replas Kimberley seat along a mesh boardwalk. Many local residents use the boardwalk and rest on the Replas seating to take in [...]

Seating and Custom Trolleys For Jacob Wells Environmental Education Centre

Jacob Wells Environmental Education Centre (EEC) in Norwell Queensland were looking for a custom mobile serving trolley for their outdoor dining area. Replas custom made a narrow and tall table with castors that is perfect to be left outdoors and can be wheeled out of the way when not in use. The table perfectly compliments [...]

Violet Town Showcases Premier Benches At Local Library In Strathbogie Council

Located at the entrance of Violet Town Library in Strathbogie Shire Council are multiple Replas Premier Benches made from recycled plastic. Violet Town is no stranger to recycled plastic products, Premier Benches are also scattered around the town centre along the main road. The recycled plastic Premier Bench offers greater legroom thanks to the use [...]

Incredible Island Mist Trex® Decking Installed In Dromana, VIC

Down Mornington Peninsula in the town of Dromana, Rien and Caroline Crooymans enjoy their new beautiful Trex® Deck surrounding their ocean front home. "Caroline and myself didn't want a big ostentatious house, we wanted something that was nice, appealing, and looked nice in the front - we wanted a big open space living area," explained [...]

Flemington Racecourse Completes State Of The Art Grand Stand Using Recycled Plastic

Victoria Racing Club's (VRC) brand new $128 million state of the art Club Stand at Flemington Racecourse has reached the finish line, and now offers a range of new features including the use of recycled plastic to build the Grandstand bench seats. Replas took on the challenge to provide the white recycled plastic seating which [...]

Wallara Australia Installs Enduroplank™ Decking At Sensory Garden

Wallara Australia, established in 1959, was created by the local council, parents and passionate volunteers to help children with disabilities in the Dandenong area, while also being an institutional congregate care facility to a community based provider of services. Recently installed at the Sensory Garden in Langwarrin, VIC is a Replas recycled plastic decking platform [...]

Recycled Plastic Benches Used At Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo in Sydney 2018

The Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo was held in Darling Harbour NSW the 29th and 30th of August 2018. At this conference, attendees got to test out first hand Replas recycled plastic benches! Andrew Lawson, Event Manager said, "the benches were very well received by the attendees who commented on the fact that they could [...]

Replas NZ Supporting The Local Community With Youth Inspire

The Replas NZ Team attended a discussion at Wainuiomata Community Centre, hosted by Youth Inspire. Youth Inspire is a council run scheme which aims to support young people into jobs, training and study. Youth inspire relies on partnerships with local business like Replas NZ to achieve their focus, to see all young people under 25 [...]

Wallsend Public School

After deciding that their old and degraded wooden picnic tables needed replacing, Wallsend Public School saw the perfect chance to practice what they preach and install 6 new recycled plastic settings. They found purchasing Replas products a good opportunity to discuss with students about recycling and products that can be made from recycled material. “We [...]

Cawdor Primary School taking a hands-on approach

Cawdor Primary is a small school, close to Camden NSW, situated at the foot of Razorback. They were fortunate to be awarded a Landcare grant to restore habitat and create a native/bush tucker garden behind two classrooms. The students, (particularly the Enviro-power team) have been actively involved in creating this sustainable space. “Our teaching programs [...]

Flinders Settings Make A Statement At Kardinia International College

Some years ago, Kardinia International College needed to refurbish their playground area with some furniture. With a bit more research and a set budget, Replas became the perfect fit for their sustainable message. “Replas provided a sustainable solution without sacrificing aesthetics and the look we required for our school,” explained Kardinia teacher Leesa. “Kids use [...]

Custom U-Shaped Benches Surround St. Margaret Mary’s College Courtyard

“To reinforce our commitment to promoting a clean and sustainable environment, the College has added some recent additions to our landscape,” explains Assistant Principle of St. Margaret Mary’s College, Michelle Kotzas. “Our new recycled plastic seating along Crowle Street highlights a commitment to reducing and reusing soft plastic waste, thanks to the environmentally friendly products [...]

Buddy Bench Makes Debut at Illawarra Christian School in New South Wales

Meet the team at Illawarra Christian School that have been working for 18 months to educate students and their families about the dangers of soft-plastic when it enters landfill or ends up in our oceans. The team is called 'plastICS' - Preventing Litter and Stormwater Trash at Illawarra Christian School and is made up of [...]

Premier Bench Greets Students and Staff At Fraser Primary in NSW

Fraser Primary School, an ACT public school, have installed a Premier Bench at the front entrance of the school. Business Manager Sharon Beaumaris said, “we are very pleased to finally have it in place, visitors and students are enjoying having a comfy place to sit.” The Premier Bench is virtually maintenance free and will not [...]

Mission Complete! Worongary State School Collects Soft Plastic for Buddy Bench

Last year, Worongary State School students were on a mission to collect 12,500 pieces of soft plastic rubbish including chip packets and muesli bar wrappers to earn a Replas Buddy Bench for their school. Just recently, the students have reached their goal and the school has completed the installation of a new junior playground where [...]

Over Forty Recycled Plastic Benches At St Anthony’s Catholic College in QLD

Located in Deeragun, Townsville is St. Anthony’s Catholic College who are the happy new owners of several Kookaburra Slimline benches placed in their courtyard. With 40+ recycled plastic benches from Replas installed throughout the school, principle Barry Homer is absolutely wrapped. “These seats are used as an eating area and outdoor classroom for the students, [...]