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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

St Thomas’ Riverview Kinder Installs New Buddy Bench in St Lucia, QLD

In St. Lucia, Queensland, St. Thomas' Riverview Kindergarten is a community kindergarten that recognises and values the unique contribution that each child brings to the centre and the cultural diversity each child and family bring also. Inline with these values, St Thomas' have installed a Replas Buddy Bench which was generously gifted by the Chao [...]

SA School Has Saved Almost 1 Million Pieces of Plastic Packaging from Landfill!

Over the years, Elizabeth Vale Primary School in South Australia have installed more than 8 different products from Replas, totalling to over 70 recycled plastic products! Elizabeth Vale PS is the first school in SA to replace all of their outdoor furniture with products made from recycled plastic. This school has truly 'walked the walk' [...]

Prospect Primary School Newly Installed Buddy Bench From Local Rotary Club

Rotary Club of Prospect in South Australia have generously donated a Replas Buddy Bench to Prospect Primary School on behalf of a late teacher. Read the full story here: "Our Buddy Bench is creating quite a bit of interest with many Fellow Rotarians. We had a request from the Prospect Primary School to fund a [...]

Rosebud Primary School Reap The Rewards of Recycling

With over 250,000 pieces of plastic packaging being saved from the ocean and landfill, Rosebud Primary School in Victoria is leading the way with ‘Closing the Loop’ on their recycling program by purchasing two Brunswick Bar Settings and a customised Kingfisher Seat. Assistant Principal, Leigh McQuillen and his colleagues are "so wrapped in how the [...]

A big day for an important recycled plastic partnership

Staff at the Replas Environmental Centre at Carrum Downs, Victoria were recently blessed with a visit by Liz Kasell from the Red Group and Kristy Green from Coles Supermarkets. The Red Group and Coles are special partners of Replas in the movement to recycle and reuse plastic packaging. Kristy was making her first visit to [...]

Civenex 2016

Replas & Trex® had plenty to show those who came to Civenex 2016, in Hawkesbury, NSW.  Many visitors were impressed with our Buddy Bench competition. The competition will run until the 30th of June. The winner will have the chance to donate the Buddy Bench to a school of their choice. The Buddy Bench is [...]