Open University

Students at Federation University in Ballarat, Victoria now have access to two innovative structures made from recycled plastic and composite fibre. Officially opened by Dr Paul Fleming the structures incorporate an access bridge and a disability ramp. Dale Boucher, Sustainability Officer, Federation University, said, ‘The new pedestrian bridge and walkway is a good example of product lifecycle. We [...]

The lunch break just got better for NSK staff

For their premises in Melbourne, Victoria, NSK Australia was looking for furniture that employees could use during their work breaks. The company was looking for something comfortable, long lasting and aesthetically pleasing. Replas staff delivered and installed a recycled plastic Flinders Setting on a Friday lunchtime, and right away it was claimed by eager and [...]

PGM has recycling in the box

Electronic waste from televisions, computers, phones and other electronic devices is the fastest growing waste stream in Australia, putting pressure on waste management infrastructure and the environment. Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Lisa Neville visited PGM Refiners in South-East Melbourne in January to launch Australia’s first automated electronic waste processing system, which will significantly improve Victoria’s e-waste [...]

Clear Blue Water with Matching Recycled Plastic Seating

In setting out to improve facilities at Portland Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Glenelg Shire Council decided to install Replas seating. Two years on this popular venue, which attracts some large events and is supported by a considerable membership base, has several recycled-plastic Kimberley and Kingfisher seats and benches For aquatic centre operators, key considerations when [...]

Seaport

Built in 2002 from Tasmanian Ironbark, the waterfront boardwalk at Seaport in Launceston, Tasmania had reached the end of its practical life after only 10 years. Even with regular maintenance, the Ironbark could not stand up to the tough climatic conditions of the area. After a very thorough and lengthy selection process, Enduroplank™ decking from [...]

Tour de force

EnviroCom Australia provides education, training and research services to the public and private sectors. Their Environmental Consultant, Toni Hew, is a regular visitor at the Replas Environmental Centre (REC), leading community groups on tours of the facility. Toni says it is a great opportunity for residents, ‘to find out for themselves the products that can [...]