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™, [...]

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 [...]

The Perfect Circular Economy at Cardwell Main Beach in QLD

When walking along the main beach in Cardwell, QLD you will spot more than just beautiful views. Cassowary Coast Regional Council have Replas bollards, exercise equipment, and beach access walkways installed all along the Cardwell Foreshore Pathway. These recycled plastic products are the forefront of creating a Circular Economy, exactly what Cassowary Coast Regional Council [...]

Mindil Beach In Darwin Is Home To A Variety Of Recycled Plastic Products

Replas recycled plastic products at the famous Mindil Beach in Darwin included a range from floating beach access, installed by local aboriginals, and Brolga bollards all around the park. Mindil Beach is famous for it's sunset markets on Thursday and Sunday evenings between April and October. To accommodate to the environment and popular area, City [...]

Mackay Council Becomes A Hub For Recycled Plastic Decking and Composite Fibre

Mackay Council in Queensland understands the importance of having durable, long lasting products to surround their prestigious beaches. Plants Whitsunday is a Replas Pro that continues to install beach access stairs in this area and are doing an incredible job. Combining recycled plastic Replas decking, Enduroplank™ with a composite fibre sub-structure produces a construction that [...]

Evans Heads Beach in NSW Filled With Recycled Plastic Products

The main beach in Evans Head, Casino NSW has recycled plastic products everywhere! “We have so much recycled plastic furniture in Evans Head because it can withstand the coastal climate,” said Shannon Wheeler, Junior Engineering Assistant for Richmond Valley Council. “The products don’t age or wither, we have seats, table settings, bike stands, Enduroplank™ viewing [...]

Point Lookout Looking Up On North Stradbroke Island in Queensland

Point Lookout Surf Club on North Stradbroke Island in Queensland needed a replacement of their timber deck for vehicle and pedestrian beach access. Due to the harsh coastal environment on the island, Redland City Council needed a decking solution that was durable and long lasting. A floating pathway using Replas Enduroplank™ and plastic profiles was [...]

Pippi Beach in Yamba Become Coastline Perfection with Replas Enduroplank™ Beach Access

Pippi Beach in Yamba, Northern New South Wales, has installed Enduroplank™ at two of Yamba's busiest beach access tracks, a major improvement in pedestrian accessibility, safety, and environmental protection. Each walkway is approx. 80 metres long, and if the boards were laid end on end, over 4 km of recycled-plastic product was used! The best [...]

Beach access made simple for all at Hat Head

Heading for the water at beautiful and tranquil Hat Head, NSW, get down to the beach on the Replas recycled plastic ramp that combines access for 4WD vehicles and beachgoers on foot. The vehicle access structure is a combination of recycled plastic Enduroplank™ decking and chain, while pedestrians walk across a floating path of Enduroplank™ [...]

Something old, something new at Hervey Bay

The Fraser Coast Regional Council in sunny Queensland recently installed some recycled plastic bollards along the Hervey Bay foreshore for use as beach access marker posts. These attractive, high-profile signposts also have a range of instructional and advisory plaques attached that serve to help keep the beach clean and users safe. Alongside one of the [...]

Access all areas

At one popular beach in New Zealand, quick and convenient access for surf lifesaving equipment has improved thanks to the addition of a floating ramp made from recycled plastic Enduroplank™. Alex Polglase, Whiritoa Lifeguard Service Patrol Captain, said, ‘When you can rely on your equipment, it means you can concentrate on what matters—people’s safety’. Despite [...]

Follow the recycled plastic down to Whiritoa Beach, New Zealand

After a series of striking blue beach access signs went in along the foreshore reserve at Whiritoa Beach on New Zealand’s North Island, Hauraki District Council officials and locals were so impressed that other ways if using recycled plastic were kept in mind. Then when the council needed to improve 4WD access alongside the surf [...]

Step up to summer

Sarina Beach in Mackay, Queensland is set for summer with the addition of five new beach access staircases. Two of the accesses are brand new and three have replaced timber staircases that suffered damage from storms and king tides. Replas Diamond Club Member Matt Stokes from Plants Whitsunday and his team installed the staircases and [...]

Floating Boardwalk improves Beach Access at Blacksmiths Beach, NSW.

At Blacksmiths Beach, Lake Macquarie City Council recently opened a new 60 metre floating boardwalk at the one of the beach’s access points. Using Enduroplank™ decking firmly secured to to 40mm x 90mm recycled plastic joists to create a solid yet adaptable structure, the boardwalk follows the undulations of the sand dunes. The project to [...]

Beach ready

Earlier in the year, Randwick City Council installed Replas 145 mm bollards at South Maroubra Beach in NSW. They have also now constructed an Enduroplank™ beach access pathway which is proving very popular with visitors. Both the bollards and walkway are helping to protect the surrounding vegetation and will outperform traditional materials by many years.

Glamorgan ‘Springs’ into recycling

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council installed Tasmania’s first beach access pathway using long-lasting Enduroplank™ decking combined with Replas profiles for the substructure. The new pathway will not corrode or deteriorate in this exposed situation and will provide a lasting addition to the beach which is one of Tasmania’s most easily accessible beaches on the beautiful East [...]

Nambucca makes tracks

The Nambucca Shire Council in NSW, is working on a project to stabilise beach access ways which are eroding from foot traffic and wind & wave action. Generation Green Environmental Services was contracted by the Council to install Replas Enduroplank as part of this project. Due to erosion, an underlay was used to stabilise the [...]

Life’s a beach

Nambucca Shire Council wanted to provide easier access to a viewing platform located up a steep slope at Shelly Beach, Northern NSW. Recycled plastic Enduroplank™ was used to create 30 m of board and chain beach access and 40 m of floating deck. Jacqui Ashby, Environmental Resource Officer at the council said they, ‘wanted a [...]

Cronulla Beach

Previously, hardwood board and chain systems were used to maintain access and offer traction to service vehicles at Cronulla beach, NSW. However, as timber is subject to breaking and splintering it created an OHS issue for users. Enduroplank™ was chosen to provide a safer, more durable solution. ‘User safety was increased as the Enduroplank™ product [...]

Recycled-plastic bollards—defining your environment, Saving ours

Recycled-plastic bollards are the affordable alternative to timber. They provide rigid, resistant barriers to define boundaries, or to deter vehicle or pedestrian access. They are also perfect where an economical and simple sign is needed. The City of Charles Sturt, in South Australia, has embraced the use of recycled plastic bollards, installing 167 Signage Bollards [...]

Easy access for beachgoers

Enduroplank™ decking is the ideal choice for beach access pathways, as salt water will not corrode the material when submerged. To create the beach access, recycled-plastic slats are used as floating bearers, sturdy Enduroplanks™ are screwed into place, and the sand does the rest. The grooved finish of the Enduroplank™ ensures a non-slip surface which [...]