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Custom Seating From Recycled Plastic Profiles Installed Alongside Lake Mulwala

Alongside Lake Mulwala and the main street of Yarrawonga are custom seats made from Replas recycled plastic profiles. Moira Shire Council have created a new, creative design to incorporate recycled plastic products through their municipality. Profiles from Replas comes in a range of colours, widths and lengths and are available in either rectangular or square. [...]

Sturdy and Stylish; Replas Picket Fence Installed Around Rockville Oval in Queensland

Recycled plastic Picket Fencing from Replas is the new installation at Rockville Oval, part of Toowoomba Regional Council in south east Queensland. The council required a strong, sturdy alternative to the existing PVC fence which had recently been vandalised. After the vandalism and showing signs of wear after only 5 years, Rockville Oval needed a [...]

Recycled Plastic Bollards Surround Car Park at Dromana Foreshore in VIC

The Dromana Foreshore carp park down the Morning Peninsula in Victoria is home to several 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 vehicles and pedestrians like at Dromana Foreshore. For easy handling, the [...]

Toowoomba Regional Council Continue Recycled Plastic Product Installation at Cooby Dam Wall

Toowoomba Regional Council have recently installed several Premier Settings and Kakadu Seats at the Cooby Dam Wall day use area. The recycled plastic furniture from Replas is in addition to the several hundred Brolga Bollards that have been installed over the past two years. Replas Premier Settings offer greater legroom thanks to the clever design [...]

Holy Cross Primary School Builds Trex® Deck With Recycled Plastic Kick Rail in QLD

North Queensland primary school, Holy Cross, has recently installed a Trex® Deck with recycled plastic kick rails from Replas. The installation was complete by Replas Pro WIP Construction using a composite fibre structure. Recycled plastic and Trex® material is the perfect fit for the northern Queensland environment as the material will not split, rot or [...]

Recycled Plastic Bollards Surround Historic Warwick Railway Station Honorary Park

Southern Downs Regional Council in South East Queensland built a new park outside the Warwick Railway station in honour of Billy Hughes (PM of Australia). Surrounding the park are recycled plastic 100 mm Bollards from Replas. The robust 100 mm bollards have a pyramid shaped top, a routed collar and four holes in the base [...]

The Tide Is Turning: Entrepreneur Turning Post-Consumer Plastic Waste Into Sustainable Surf Products

The recipe? ⅓ Australian beach plastics and ⅔ Australian kerbside-collected plastics. 29 April 2019, Sydney: Rikki Gilbey of WAW handplanes - an ethical bodysurfing brand, has launched a first-of-its kind bodysurfing hand-plane made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastics including items commonly found on the beach, such as bottle caps, single-use cutlery and trays. Turning a [...]

Brolga Bollards Line Portland Boat Ramps and Car Parks in Glenelg Shire Council

Glenelg Shire Council, in Victoria, have installed recycled plastic Brolga Bollards in Portland at the boat ramp and car park area. Named after the official bird emblem of Queensland, the Brolga Bollard is tall and slender. With an elegant profile and is equally at home in coastal or wetland areas. The unique double wall construction [...]

Premier Benches Surround Kiewa Sandy Creek FNC at Tangambalanga Grounds in VIC

"Kiewa Sandy Creek Football and Netball Clubs have recently upgraded their facilities for spectators and players at the Tangambalanga grounds," said Julianne Edwards, Landscape Projects & Administration for Enviro Culture Services. Kiewa Sandy Creek Football and Netball Club is a family orientated club that takes pride in their upcoming junior players and the facilities they [...]

Enviro Culture Services Include Recycled Plastic Products At New Estate In NSW

"A brand new residential development in Thurgoona, NSW features Replas products for their low maintenance and good looks," said Julianne Edwards, Landscape Projects & Administration for Enviro Culture Services. Brooklyn Fields Estate is nestled amongst bush reserves and has a number or specially designed constructed wetlands weaving through the estate. "The Community Park area adjacent [...]

Recycled Plastic Kimberley Seats Surround Bannockburn Recreation Centre in Golden Plains Shire Council

Golden Plains Shire Council have implemented recycled plastic seating at Bannockburn Recreation Centre in Bannockburn, Victoria. The 3.6 metre Kimberley Seat from Replas gives visitors a durable, long lasting seat made from recycled plastic. The Kimberley Seat features an ergonomic design with a smooth curved back for extra comfort - available in a sturdy in-ground [...]

Parkdale Benches and 100mm Bollards Installed at Weeden Heights Primary School in VIC

Weeden Heights Primary School in Vermont Heights, Victoria is now home to Parkdale Benches and 100mm grey Bollards from Replas. The Replas bollards and furniture are the perfect fit for the primary school as recycled plastic products do not rot, split or crack - making it safe for students and staff. Parkdale Benches are a [...]

Victoria Street in Collingwood Showcases Custom Seating From Recycled Plastic Profiles

Yarra City Council have several installations of recycled plastic products throughout their municipality, including Victoria Street in Collingwood, VIC. Using 40 mm black rectangular profiles, Yarra City Council have created custom black benches and seats made from recycled plastic. Profiles from Replas can be made into a variety of products such as litter bins, seating, [...]

Flinders and Premier Settings and Premier Benches Installed at Wallaroo Primary School

Wallaroo Primary School in Hastings, VIC have recently installed recycled plastic furniture for their outdoor areas around the school. The blue Flinders Settings and in-ground Premier Benches are a great addition for the students and staff. The Replas recycled plastic Flinders Setting, unlike other settings, features the slats running the other way. The table is [...]

The Lost Dogs Home Install Kookaburra Settings at North Melbourne Facility

The Lost Dogs’ Home is the oldest not-for-profit animal welfare organisation in Victoria, providing pound and shelter services to almost 20,000 dogs and cats each year.  The Lost Dogs’ Home wanted to install durable, functional and attractive seating that could be used by staff or visitors at their shelter in North Melbourne.  Kookaburra Settings from [...]

Big Bench and Flinders Settings Surround St. Matthews Catholic School in QLD

St. Matthews Catholic School in Logan City Council, QLD have installed Big Benches and Flinders Settings last year in their outdoor area. The students gather around the recycled plastic furniture during breaks, while it is also used as an outdoor learning area. Big Benches from Replas are a popular furniture piece for schools as it [...]

Diamond Valley Railway Continues Sustainable Journey With Kimberley Seating Installation

The Diamond Valley Railway in Eltham, VIC have been avid Replas product supporters, using recycled plastic profiles for their sleepers that hold the rails in place. When it came time to upgrade the seating around the railway, Sam Daly, President of Diamond Valley Railway, knew he wanted to continue using reliable and durable recycled plastic [...]

Westgrove Primary School Chooses Recycled Plastic Bollards For Foot Traffic Barriers

"When I first drew up the Landscape Plan, I realised that a few areas needed barriers to steer the foot traffic towards the centre of the walkway. I came across Replas, who supplied bollards, and was very impressed that they were made from recycled plastic and very affordable," explained Lynn Noye, Director at Mowtown Gardens. [...]

Barolin Nature Reserve Becomes Home To Recycled Plastic Premier Setting

Barolin Nature Reserve is a large area of natural bush, grassy plains and wetlands right next to the coastal town of Bargara within Bundaberg Regional Council in Queensland. Recently a recycled plastic Premier Setting from Replas has been installed under a shelter, offering a nice shady place to rest while exploring the reserve. The reserve [...]

Kimberley Select Seats Surround The Main Courts At Dendy Park Tennis Club

Dendy Park Tennis Club in Brighton East, VIC is now home to multiple recycled plastic Kimberley Select Seats from Replas. The 10 seats are scattered along the sides of the main courts for players to have a rest. The Kimberley Select Seats offers a modern twist on a comfortable old favourite. The combination of extra [...]

Melbourne Cricket Club Contribute To The Circular Economy

The Environment and Sustainability team led by Vince Macolino, divert their soft plastic merchandise from landfill by ensuring it makes its way to Replas. The ‘Thunder Sticks’ that are used throughout the Big Bash season are used as a percentage of the ingredients that are processed into bollards which the MCC purchase and install around [...]

Settings And Seats Surround The Bull Paddock Sportsground In Snowy Valleys Council NSW

The Bull Paddock Sportsground received a grant from the NSW Stronger Country Communities Fund for essential upgrades to a few of their playing fields last February. Located in Snowy Valleys Council, The Bull Paddock is now home to recycled plastic furniture from Replas, Premier Settings and 1.8 m Kimberley Seats. The use of durable, long [...]

Simplot Australia Learns More About Replas And What Happens To Soft Plastic

On the 2nd of April, Simplot Australia, Replas and Red Group met at the Replas Environmental Centre for a tour and to see and understand what happens to the soft plastic Simplot produce, that gets recycled. Simplot also had a look at the different products produced through Replas to encourage their engineering teams to be [...]

Yarra City Council Bring Community Gardening Together With Replas Planter Boxes

"Yarra City Council is committed to sustainability and in the development of a Circular Economy for recovered materials. The Replas products are viewed as a practical working example of how procurement can drive a Circular Economy at the local level," said Joe Agostino, Project Manager at Yarra City Council. Installed on the walk ways in [...]

Replas Furniture Settings Installed 12 Years Ago At Melbourne Showgrounds Still Stand

Purchased over 12 years ago, 30 recycled plastic settings from Replas still stand like new at the Melbourne Showgrounds. The seats were recently used at the Meat Stock Festival held at the showgrounds, along with many other events throughout the year. Durable and long lasting years after initial installation, Replas recycled plastic furniture is fit [...]

Poppy The Possum Beachcomber Seat Makes Debut In Cumberland Council NSW

"Replas was referred to us by a member of our Resource Recovery team. They had seen the War on Waste documentary and knew we were looking at an outdoor furniture company to create some specialty seats," said Christina Halligan, Children's Programs Coordinator at Cumberland Council in New South Wales. "We had wanted seats that were [...]

TerraCycle Competition Winners Install Replas Garden Products and Seating To Their Schools

"We had previously worked with Replas and had a great experience," explains Sarah Mouatt, Operations Manager at TerraCycle. "They were very knowledgeable and easy to work with. This combined with their great quality products meant that they were our first choice when choosing a manufacturer for our new project," continued Sarah. TerraCycle is an environmental [...]

Signage, Bollards and Sheeting Installed Throughout Yarra Valley Grammar

Yarra Valley Grammar has Closed the Loop with installations of recycled plastic bollards, track markers and plastic sheeting. The decaying timber bollards have been and will  continue to be replaced by Replas recycled plastic bollards. Installed by the school maintenance team and in place of the high maintenance timber bollards, recycled plastic bollards are durable, [...]

Enduroplank™ Bridge Installed at Lions Park on Bribie Island in Queensland

Moreton Bay Regional Council have been resurfacing several footbridges with recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ from Replas, due to the existing timber reaching it's end of life. Last year, the bridge at the Lions Park was replaced using brown Enduroplank™, one of the many brides and pathways Moreton Bay Regional Council have replaced with Replas decking. [...]

Australian Government Explains Microbeads And What They’re Doing About It

Australian Government:  Why is it important to stop microbeads polluting the environment? Microbeads are small, solid, manufactured plastic particles that are less than 5mm and don’t degrade or dissolve in water. They may be added to a range of products, including rinse-off cosmetics, personal care and cleaning products. Microbeads are used as ingredients in these [...]

‘Gluttony’ Adelaide Fringe Festival Showcases Sustainability With Replas Benches

At the 2019 Adelaide Fringe Festival, one of the largest festival venues 'Gluttony' contacted Replas looking for a way to showcase some sustainable products within the event venue. Not only was Replas apply to supply the venue with multiple 3.6 m Replas Premier Benches and a Beachcomber seat, but there was also a Trex® Transcend [...]

Repeat Plastics Australia (RPA) Appoints New Chairman To The Board

Replas is pleased to announce Des Benjamin has been appointed as the Chairman of the RPA Board. With a background in enterprise leadership, Des will bring a wealth of experience to the role. Des has deep expertise in Board-level Governance with a focus on performance rather than conformance. He has 50+ years of business experience, [...]

Grey Daintree Seats Surround Revesby South Public School In New South Wales

Newly installed Daintree seats from Replas have been scattered around Revesby South Public School in New South Wales. Daintree seats have a relaxed slanted back and is readily available in three different sizes and can be custom-made to almost any length, a perfect fit for a school like Revesby South. This installation was complete by [...]

Enduroplank™ Boardwalk Overcomes Wetland Environment in Port of Bundaberg, QLD

"The Wallace Creek nature trail provides public access to environmentally significant mangrove wetlands that occupy a large area of the Bundaberg Port," explains Gordon King, Training and Employment Manager at Gidarjil Development Corporation. Gidarjil Development Corporation is an indigenous owned enterprise that provides a reliable, reputable base for a variety of programs and initiatives that [...]

Botanic Gardens Viewing Platform Installed With Recycled Plastic Products

The infrastructure team for the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne VIC have recently installed a viewing platform in their Perched Swamp with recycled plastic Enduroplank™ and bollards from Replas. The Royal Botanic Gardens explains the Perched Swamp as an intriguing pocket of the Cranbourne Gardens bush-land as it holds the secrets of the past 10,000 [...]

Centenary Park Is Filled With Recycled Plastic In Buloke Shire Council VIC

Buloke Shire Council is no stranger to recycled plastic products, installed throughout their municipality. At Centenary Park in Wycheproof VIC there is recycled plastic furniture, garden panels, exercise equipment and more. Replas fitness trails are unique, outdoor, self-guided exercise systems that are user and environmentally friendly. The fitness equipment provides local government, schools, and municipal [...]

City Of Launceston Completes Pedestrian Bridge With Enduroplank™ Decking

In July 2018, the City of Launceston in Tasmania completed a pedestrian and cyclist bridge accessing Seaport to Riverbend Park spanning the North Esk River. "The City of Launceston is thrilled with the positive comments we've received about the newly constructed Seaport pedestrian bridge in Launceston," explained City of Launceston Mayor, Albert van Zetten. "The [...]

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 [...]