Simplot Contributes To The Circular Economy By Buying Back Recycled Plastic Products

"Simplot visited Replas and saw the great work turning plastic material that traditionally went to landfill but are now recycled into reusable and practical products," explains Anthony Mee, Safety, Health, Environment and Well-being Manager at Simplot Australia. "Our factory saw an opportunity to buy back some of the plastic that may very well may have [...]

Replas Celebrates Being A Semi-Finalist At The Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards

On Friday, 11th of October, Territory Manager - Victoria Kelvin Agg attended the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards where Replas was a Semi Finalist nominated for Parks Victoria, Environmental Sustainability Award. With more than 400 guests in attendance, it was a fantastic event celebrating the achievements and community contributions of regional Victorians. "The Victorian [...]

Big Benches Make A Big Statement In Maribyrnong City Council at Yarraville Reserve

Big benches have made a big statement at Yarraville Reserve in Maribyrnong City Council. Three recycled plastic Big Benches were installed at the park for seating near the playground, perfect for kids, parents and residents to use in this public, social space. With extra slats on the side for a contemporary finish, these recycled plastic [...]

West Wimmera Shire Council Install Recycled Plastic Products Around Lake Wallace

At Lake Wallace in Edenhope, Victoria, West Wimmera Shire Council has installed recycled plastic signage, bollards and trackmarkers along the shore and car parks. The plank sign explains the perimeter track around Lake Wallace, the track length, fishing jetty and overflow. Recycled plastic signage from Replas is supported by sturdy 125 mm square bollards, the [...]

Glen Eira City Council Install Dog Agility Track At Paw-field Park In Caulfield East

Glen Eira City Council has one dog park, and it's filled with recycled plastic dog agility! Paw-field Park located at 'The Wedge' in Caulfield East, is a puppy play space featuring turfed areas for exercise, socialisation and obedience training, as well as natural elements like rocks and plantings for 'sniffing investigations' and recycled plastic dog [...]

Townsville City Council Rebuild Wes Barrett Park With Recycled Plastic Fence and Retaining Wall

"Once engaged to complete the work, Replas were able to prioritise and deliver the works within a short time frame," said Shannon Reynolds, Technical Officer - Parks and Open Space at Townsville City Council. Replas Pro, Lifestyled Landscapes, have installed a 130 metre double post and rail fencing and a 10 metre retaining wall for [...]

Floating Deck Remains Sturdy With No Corrosion 3 Years On At Shellharbour North Beach

Alan Dekker, Building Maintenance Supervisor for Shellharbour City Council in NSW, talks about the floating Enduroplank™ deck at Shellharbour North Beach installation completed 3 years ago, "the floating boardwalk was easy to put in as the recycled plastic was easy to work with and the components weren't too heavy." Recycled plastic decking from Replas, Enduroplank™, [...]

Recycled Plastic Brolga Bollard Fencing Installed At New Residential Estate In Thurgoona NSW

More recycled plastic products from Replas are being installed in the new residential development in Thurgoona, New South Wales "for their low maintenance and good looks," explains Julianne Edwards, Landscape Projects & Administration for Enviro Culture Services. "Brooklyn Fields Estate is nestled amongst Bush Reserves and has a number of specially designed constructed wetlands weaving [...]

Snowy Monaro Regional Council Donates Buddy Bench In Local School Competition

In 2018, Snowy Monaro Regional Council in New South Wales asked primary students in the Bombala and Delegate areas to produce artwork which would encourage the community to reduce waste and increase recycling. Students could either draw or paint a design that would help to spread the message of reduce, reuse and recycle. "The successful [...]

lululemon Visits The Replas Environmental Centre To Discuss Re-Fit Buy Back

On the 10th of September, lululemon came to the Replas Environmental Centre to discuss future plans of purchasing back recycled plastic products from their waste. Back in 2013, lululemon purchased a Daintree Seat to showcase out the front of their Chapel Street store. Now, lululemon is looking to expand their sustainability and create a home [...]

Replas Attends Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards 2019

On Friday the 6th of September, Keep Victoria Beautiful held their 2019 Sustainable Cities Awards. Replas Marketing Team were there to support Frankston City Council, who were up for an award on their newly installed dog park made from recycled plastic products. CEO Dick Gross explains the awards as,"a much-loved awards program in Victoria showcasing [...]

Officer South Installs Electrical Recycled Plastic Bollards For New Estate

125  and 100 mm recycled plastic bollard from Replas have been installed throughout the new Kaduna Estate in Officer South, Victoria. As the south eastern suburbs grow in Victoria, more and more councils are relying on durable, long lasting recycled plastic products. These bollards are also modified with red reflectors, used as electrical bollards. Both [...]

An Enduroplank™ Skid Ramp and Brolga Bollard Fencing Installed in Northern Beaches Council

At Berry Reserve Dinghy Storage facilities in Northern Beaches Council, NSW, Replas Pro PC Landscapes have installed a  4 metre long skid ramp using recycled plastic Enduroplank™ decking from Replas on a composite fibre structure. The storage facility is also surrounded by 20 Brolga Bollards fencing with a galvanised rail 30 metre in length. Enduroplank™ is [...]

SunRice Team Tours The Replas Environmental Centre And Recycled Plastic Products

On Monday, September 2nd, the SunRice team came to the Replas Environmental Centre to tour the Replas facility and products. Dave Hansen, Global Head of Quality R&D, Lynette Ryan, Head of Sustainability and Andrew Condell, Head of Operations, took the tour with Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director, and Red Group Founder Elizabeth Kasell. On [...]

Hornsby Shire Council Community Recycling Centre Educates With Recycled Plastic Products

Hornsby Shire Council in New South Wales has taken educating into their own hands by having a recycled plastic CLEAR Bollard and Kingfisher seat from Replas at their Recycling Centre in Thornleigh. Located in the drop off area for soft plastics, this is an excellent initiative by the council that encourages people to ask questions [...]

Leader Of The Opposition, Michael O’Brien, Visits The Replas Environmental Centre

On Sunday, August 25th, the Leader of the Opposition, Michael O'Brien, came to the Replas Environmental Centre to learn more about Replas and recycled plastic products. Taken around the facility by Replas Chairman Des Benjamin and Sales and Marketing Director Mark Jacobsen, the three spoke about the importance of creating the Circular Economy and finding [...]

Kookaburra Setting ‘Unanimous Decision’ To Create Outdoor Classes at Ararat Primary School

"The seating was chosen as part of a grant for our kitchen garden and achieved through our sustainability group, the Earthlings. One of our school council members knew of Replas and as soon as we had mentioned it to the team, they were keen to go with recycled and sustainable products. After they had seen [...]

Kakadu Seats Look Brand New 5 Years Later at Hastings Tennis Club in Victoria

Hastings Tennis Club in Victoria is home to recycled plastic Kakadu Seats, installed over 5 years ago and looking brand new. Kakadu Seats from Replas are straight back seats with graceful sculptured supports. In free-standing form at Hastings Tennis Club, the club can move these seats around the facility where they are needed. Unlike alternative [...]

Tablelands Regional Council Continue To Install Recycled Plastic Products Across The Shire

"In the photo is our Maintenance Fitter - Macca," says Jacobus Grundling, Coordinator of Parks and Gardens in Tablelands Regional Council in Queensland. "Macca installed all your products be it benches, signs or bollards and he really enjoys working with the Replas gear as it is easy to put together, light and robust." Tablelands Regional [...]

13 Recycled Plastic Wheel Stops Installed At Tathra Surf Lifesaving Club NSW

"The fact that the wheel stops are made from recycled plastic makes it a great choice for council," said John Turville from Eurobodalla Shire Council in New South Wales. Wheel stops from Replas are a tough, light weight alternative to concrete stops. Recycled plastic wheel stops can be used in car parks to prevent damage [...]

City of Cockburn’s Sustainable Procurement Leads To Recycled Plastic Dog Agility Park

City of Cockburn in Western Australia have recently installed recycled plastic dog agility equipment at the new dog park on Briggs Street in South Lake. "This is a lovely facility for residents to safely exercise their dogs off the lead in one of two fully fenced exercise areas. The exercise areas are grassed with doggy [...]

Hon Scott Morrison PM Shares Importance Of Turning Waste Into Asphalt, Recycled Plastic Benches and More

On the 3rd of August, Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited the Downer site to discuss the recycling of plastics into asphalt for roads. In his statement, Scott Morrison explained the importance of turning waste into asphalt, plastic benches or energy. Find the full transcript here: https://www.pm.gov.au/media/doorstop-downer-rosehill-processing-facility   "For every 10,000 ton of materials that we [...]

President of Australian Local Government Association Catch Up With Replas At Roads and Works Conference

President of Australian Local Government Association, David O'Loughlin, caught up with Replas Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, and South Australia State Manager Robbie Westley at the 2019 LGA Roads and Works Conference in Renmark, South Australia. David, Mark and Robbie discussed the importance of the Circular Economy, the current waste industry challenges and creating [...]

Renmark Paringa Council CEO Shows Replas Installed Recycled Plastic Products Around Town

At the 2019 LGA Roads and Works Conference in South Australia, Replas Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, met with Tony Siviour, CEO of Renmark Paringa Council. Tony took Mark around the town to show him all of the recycled plastic products that have implemented in the councils district. "We're here at the Roads and [...]

Replas Meets With Ben Klaassen of QPWS To Discuss Circular Economy and Social Procurement

At the recent Queensland Rangers Association (QRA) Annual Muster in August 2019, Replas was fortunate enough to spend some time with Ben Klaassen, the Deputy Director/General of Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services (QPWS) at Main Range National Park. Replas Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, and SEQ Territory Manager, Darren White, discussed the Circular Economy [...]

Cadia Group Stops By The Replas Stand At LGA Roads and Works Conference

Matthew Barron, the area Sales Manager for VIC, TAS, and SA, from Cadia Group stopped by to chat with Replas at the 2019 LGA Roads and Works Conference in Renmark, South Australia. Cadia Group specialises in the utility market, including water board, council, civil contracting, plumbing and electrical sectors. Cadia Group has worked with the [...]

Berri Barmera Council Continues To Support Recycled Plastic Products from Replas

Replas attended the 2019 LGA, Local Government Association of South Australia, Conference between the 14th-16th of August. At the conference, Replas had the opportunity to network with regional councils, contacts and recycled plastic product advocate. Just a few of those recycled plastic product advocates were Margaret Evans and Rhonda Centofanti from Berri Barmera Council. Margaret [...]

Fairbairn Park Ramps Up Recycled Plastic Decking With New Swale Bridge Install

Replas Pro SR Engineering recently installed a recycled plastic decking swale bridge for Moonee Valley City Council in Victoria. The Enduroplank™ structure, with composite fibre and recycled plastic profile kick rails, gives visitors of Fairbairn Park a less muddy route from the car park to the field to the multi purpose pavilion. Recycled plastic Enduroplank™ [...]

Residents in Berrigan Shire Council Place Memorial Seats Throughout Barooga Botanical Gardens

Berrigan Shire Council, on the border of Victoria and New South Wales, is home to Barooga Botanical Gardens, where recycled plastic in-ground Kakadu Seats have been installed in memory of residents of Barooga. "In loving memory of Ruth & Les Moss" says one of the plaques, "residents of Barooga who gave generously of their time [...]

Denmark Walpole Football Club Parents Install Memorial Beachcomber Seat

The Shire of Denmark, in the southern region on Western Australia, is home to many recycled plastic products from Replas. One seat however, stands out from the rest at Denmark Walpole Football Club. The Bondini and Napier families wanted to honour their late son's by creating and installing a custom magpie seat at the footy [...]

Replas Attends Victorian Waste Management Association Conference 2019

On Tuesday, July 30th, Sales and Marketing Director Mark Jacobsen and Communications Assistant Amanda Mauke attended the 2019 Victorian Waste Management Association State Conference dinner, held at Yarra Valley Lodge, where they had the opportunity to meet incredible people leading the way in sustainability around Victoria. On Wednesday, July 31st, VWMA Conference hosted by Executive [...]

Hundreds of Bollards and Enduroplank™ Swale Bridge in Darvall Park NSW

Darvall Park in City of Ryde, NSW, is filled with over 200 recycled plastic bollards and a swale bridge made from the recycled plastic decking, Enduroplank™ from Replas. Running from Eastwood down to West Ryde, Darvall Park has playgrounds, sheltered picnic areas, barbecue facilities, a designated off-leash dog area and more. The Enduroplank™ swale bridge [...]

Urban Upcycle Competition Lands San Remo Primary School a Replas Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench Seat Design Competition by Nicole Urbanski at Urban Upcycle has commenced with a donated recycled plastic Buddy Bench to San Remo Primary School. The competition was run amongst schools who booked an incursion from Urban Upcycle, with the best/most appropriate design awarded with a Buddy Bench and their design scribed into the [...]

Princess Alexandra Hospital Replaces Seating With Cost Effective, Long Term Replas Furniture

"The hospital [Princess Alexandra Hospital] has a number of seats made from concrete base, with wooden panels. Outdoor seats at PAH are exposed to extreme weather and used by a high volume of people. Wooden seating requires ongoing care, which can be expensive. It was more cost-effective over the long-term to replace with Replas seating [...]

Enduroplank™ Beach Accessible Platform Remains Reliable for North Narrabeen Beach SLSC

A recycled plastic Enduroplank™ decking beach accessible platform still holds its structure outside North Narrabeen Beach Surf Club in New South Wales. This durable, long lasting decking product from Replas is used for both pedestrians and quads for surf life saving equipment access to the beach. The Enduroplank™ also assists with erosion issues and gives [...]

Frankston Foreshore Have Fit For Purpose Premier Settings For Beach Goers

Premier Settings from Replas line the entrance park on the Frankston Foreshore in Frankston, VIC. The recycled plastic Premier Settings provide a perfect spot for visitors of Frankston Beach to rest, have lunch or to enjoy the weather without being right on the beach. The clever design of the bench and table supports offer greater [...]

Central Signs Group and Replas Discuss Shared Values and Future Developments

Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director, and David Watts, New South Wales Territory Manger, met with Central Signs in Sydney earlier this week to discuss a future relationship founded on quality, experience and achieving solutions for clients. Excellence in service that exceeds client's expectations is just one of the shared values for both Central Signs [...]

Bollard Fencing Surrounds North Narrabeen Reserve in Northern Beach Council NSW

Installed over 3 years ago, recycled plastic bollard fencing stands strong with no deterioration at North Narrabeen Reserve in the Northern Beaches Council in New South Wales. 330 Brolga bollards were installed by Replas Pro Larmans (Land and Road Management Services). The installer and Managing Director of Larmans, Niroop Reddy Keesari said, "the holes in [...]

Nillumbik Shire Council Showcase Recycled Plastic Products at Community Environment Farm

Recycled plastic Lyrebird Benches line the gardens and decks at the Edendale Community Farm in Nillumbik Shire Council, Victoria. This community environment farm's mission is to provide an interactive community and education centre to support sustainable living practices for the whole community. With the installation of recycled plastic furniture around the facility, they have done just [...]

Optus Stadium In WA Installs Over 300 Recycled Plastic Bollards

Optus Stadium in Perth, Western Australia has said 'Yes' to Replas recycled plastic bollards. Over 300 black 145 mm black bollards surround the newest multi sport venue in Australia. The robust 145 mm bollard has a pyramid shaped top design, an ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required to define boundaries or deter vehicles and [...]

Enduroplank™ Decking Like New 10 Years On At Bellerive Yacht Club, Hobart TAS

10 years ago, Bellerive Yacht Club in Hobart, Tasmania installed recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ and profiles for seating along their dock. The recycled plastic products from Replas, still looking as new, have not corroded, cracked or split from the marine environment. Enduroplank™ is a sturdy, low maintenance decking product that provides an ethical alternative to [...]

Furniture Surrounds Richmond Park in Snowy Valleys Council New South Wales

Big benches, Premier Settings and Kimberley Seat are installed at Richmond Park in Tumut, New South Wales in Snowy Valleys Council. The recycled plastic products from Replas have been in place for many years looking just like new. Big benches are popular in social, public areas, available in two generous sizes and the option to [...]

Blue Recycled Plastic Bollards Shine at Pembroke Park in Sorell Council Tasmania

Pembroke Park, just outside of bustling Hobart Tasmania, is home to several blue 125 mm squared recycled plastic bollards from Replas. The robust, 125 mm square bollards have a pyramid-shaped top, an ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required, like at Pembroke Park. 125 mm square bollards are hollow to reduce its weight for easier [...]

Another Year Another ‘Birth Tree’ Installed with Recycled Plastic Trackmarkers

"We love it and as this is for the children to enjoy for years to come, I think it is important for them to see how recycled items are used and made to last," said Carmen Griffiths of Rotary Peninsula 2.0, of the new 200 mm Trackmarker signs at Montague Park in Frankston, Victoria. When [...]

Premier Settings and Bollards Installed at Templestowe College, Victoria

Templestowe College have installed recycled plastic Free Standing Premier Settings and 125 mm bollards from Replas around their campus. The grey with black 3 supports Premier Setting design offers greater legroom for students. Unlike alternative outdoor furniture which may need constant maintenance, these recycled plastic tables and benches will not split, rot or crack and [...]

Furniture, Bollards and Profiles Fit In at Moira Shire Council in Victoria

"We will continue to use Replas furniture into the future as it is an easy to use product that is stylish and hard wearing - something councils love," said Allan Ralph, Leading Hand Operations at Moira Shire Council in Victoria. Moira Shire Council have recycled plastic products installed throughout the municipality including furniture, bollards and [...]

Balnarring Pre School & Sea Sheperd Community Clean Up Day

The Balnarring Pre School & Sea Sheperd Community Clean Up event was held on Saturday, 22nd of June 2019. Karen Anderson, the Educational Leader at Balnarring Pre School, organised a collective community clean up of waste from the Balnarring township and beaches which will then be sorted and decontaminated by Sea Sherperd and forwarded to [...]

Recycled Plastic Products Become The Solution for Whyalla City Council in SA

"Australian made recycled plastic products are of a high quality that give the best value for money in many instances. More often than not, they are the most desired option for our outdoor furniture, bollard and wheel stop needs," said Project Manager: Landscape at Whyalla City Council in South Australia, Sam Bourne. Whyalla City Council [...]

Golf & Resident Community on the Gold Coast Chose Enduroplank™

Last year, Halcyon Greens was looking for a low maintenance decking product, as an alternative to timber, to use on their development. The over 50's Golf & Residential community in Pimpama on the Gold Coast chose recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ from Replas. Enduroplank™ is a sturdy, long lasting and virtually maintenance free decking product that [...]

Over Two Thousand Bollards Installed at Mount Coot-tha in Brisbane QLD

Brisbane City Council have recently completed the latest stage of upgrades at Simpson Falls day use area, part of the Mt. Coot-tha Forest. A Brisbane icon, this 15 minute drive west of the CBD forms a backdrop for the city and is the area's largest natural area. Installed in and around the forest are recycled [...]