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 [...]

By |2018-12-17T22:39:00+00:00December 17th, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Recycled Plastic Plank Signs Are Scattered Across Cairns Regional Council

Cairns Regional Council Bring A Circular Economy To Coastwatcher Park

"Palm Cove, a unique, quiet and relaxing village by the sea where centuries old “paperbark” Melaleuca trees line the casual esplanade. Palm Cove is a tropical paradise which provides for all of your needs and ensures your holiday will be one to remember in an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication." Located in Palm Cove Qld, Coastwatcher [...]

By |2018-08-21T02:23:47+00:00August 21st, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Cairns Regional Council Bring A Circular Economy To Coastwatcher Park

Plank Sign Stands Tall at Cairns Works Depot in Queensland

Cairns Regional Council have recently installed a recycled plastic Plank Sign at the Cairns Works Depot. Using recycled plastic products in the Queensland environment means no termites will be eating away at this plank sign. The humid weather along with the harsh sun will not crack, rot, or split the sign. The text of 'Cairns [...]

By |2018-05-23T01:23:23+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Plank Sign Stands Tall at Cairns Works Depot in Queensland

Sporting pursuits for all seasons

The $8 million Walker Rd Sporting and Recreation Precinct is a large development in Edmonton, Qld. that provides a hub for formal sport in the southern corridor of Cairns. The facilities will eventually cater for a total of nine competitive field sports, from cricket to vigoro, athletics to oztag. There is also a considerable recreational [...]

By |2017-04-18T06:55:00+00:00April 18th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Sporting pursuits for all seasons

Double the sustainability message at Fuller Park

Fuller Park, Edmonton, Qld. is a Cairns district recreational facility with BMX track, children’s playground, sports fields and picnic areas, where Cairns Regional Council recently installed some new-look signs. For durability in the tropical climate they chose to use recycled plastic signage products. To accommodate the information they wished to convey, they selected the plank-sign [...]

By |2017-04-05T05:02:18+00:00April 5th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Double the sustainability message at Fuller Park

From snow to surf

From the coolest of climates to the tropical top end recycled plastic handles a variety of conditions with ease. Mt Buller is a popular winter ski destination in Victoria. Across the Resorts’ mountain bike, walking, and cross-country ski trails, timber trail signage has been replaced with recycled plastic—chosen for their durability and environmental benefits. Alison [...]

By |2016-07-23T12:50:25+00:00October 13th, 2015|Newsletter Items|Comments Off on From snow to surf

Enduroplank™ brings boardwalk alive

Cairns Regional Council replaced the timber pedestrian boardwalk at Deadman’s Gully in Clifton Beach, Queensland, was replaced with recycled-plastic Enduroplank™ decking. The new 72 metre boardwalk, which leads from Upolo Esplanade through the Deadman’s Gully environmental reserve to the beachfront, will be slightly higher to help reduce flooding events and wider to accommodate wheelchairs and [...]

By |2015-08-05T06:25:06+00:00July 11th, 2013|Blogs|Comments Off on Enduroplank™ brings boardwalk alive

The water’s edge

Replas agent Colin Van Staveren, from Far North Qld Plastics, worked with Cairns Regional Council to produce an edging solution for a local pontoon. What was needed was a material that would stop the boats getting damaged as they pulled up next to it. Colin’s design allowed for expansion and contraction and included press fit [...]

By |2015-08-07T04:51:36+00:00August 28th, 2012|Blogs|Comments Off on The water’s edge

Cairns Council

Cairns Regional Council trialled a number of alternative products to retain playground soft fall material, but chose Replas Garden Panels as they found them to be the most suitable. John Burton, Senior Project Officer at the council said, ‘The panels are quick and easy to install and allow for easy repositioning should there be any [...]

By |2016-10-20T02:20:24+00:00July 18th, 2012|Blogs|Comments Off on Cairns Council