APS Drainage and Civil Install First Polyrok Footpath for Frankston City Council in Seaford, VIC

APS Drainage and Civil have installed the first Polyrok concrete footpath for Frankston City Council in Seaford, VIC. Working closely with Frankston Sand and Soil, General Manager for APS, Amy Ridgway, looks forward to providing sustainable outcomes in construction and concrete footpaths. "We are really excited to be able to pour a sustainable aggregate in [...]

Frankston Sand & Soil Mix and Supply Australia’s First Council Installation of Polyrok in Seaford, VIC

Frankston Sand and Soil have mixed and supplied the first Polyrok concrete footpath installation for Frankston City Council in Seaford, VIC. Working closely with APS Civil, Sales Manager for Frankston Sand and Soil, Ben Dabaco, was excited to use a recycled product. "We have been able to use recycled water in our concrete, and now [...]

Coles Horsham Install First Commercial Polyrok Kerb and Footpath in Australia

Coles Horsham in regional Victoria have become an Australia first for installing a kerb and footpath made using Polyrok from Replas. Polyrok concrete is the latest innovation from Replas, a sustainable alternative to mineral aggregate in concrete that finds a home for the most problematic waste stream, soft plastic. State of the art technology allows [...]

Mainbrace Construction Collaborate With Local Contractors To Install Polyrok At Coles in Horsham, VIC

“It's been a great product. Easy to work with, lightweight, and small aggregate that suits the kerbing channel really well,” said Craig Dunlop, Construction Manager for Mainbrace Constructions, where the first commercial installation of Polyrok was completed at the local Coles. “The key factor was we have a good relationship with Mainbrace and they had [...]

Willmore Contractors Partner With Coles, Replas, and More To Install First Polyrok Kerb and Footpath

“It was great to work with the product today and be part of an Australian first with all involved, ” said Pat Willmore of Willmore Contractors in Horsham, Victoria, where the first commercial installation of Polyrok was completed at the local Coles. Pat and his team were contracted by Horsham Concrete to bring this project [...]

Horsham Concrete And Team Install First Commercial Polyrok Kerb and Footpath at Coles in Horsham, VIC

"I will forever admire that piece of kerbing as I wander past with my shopping trolley, knowing we were part of creating a little bit of local history," said Pauline Schmidt, Director of Horsham Concrete in Horsham, Victoria, where the first commercial installation of Polyrok was completed at the local Coles. The Coles refresh includes [...]

Cardboard Box Holders From Replas Soon To Be A Standard Product for Coles

Coles supermarkets are leading the way by rolling out cardboard box holders made by Replas from 100% recycled plastic. So far its supermarkets in Armstrong Creek, Campbellfield, Croydon, Glenferrie, Melton West and Tooronga in Victoria have the box holders with seven more being delivered to South Australian stores. The holders will soon be listed as [...]

South Australia’s First Recycled Plastic Cardboard Box Holder Installed In St Clair Coles

The first Cardboard Box Holder from Replas has been installed in South Australia at the St. Clair Coles. Replas has fabricated a 100% post consumer cardboard box holder made from 70% coloured bottles collected through household kerbside recycling and 30% soft plastics collected from Coles supermarkets through the REDcycle program. Customers are encouraged to take [...]

SunRice Installs Recycled Plastic Beachcomber from Replas Outside Leeton NSW Facility

At the SunRice facility in Leeton, New South Wales, a new recycled plastic SunRice Beachcomber seat has been installed, dedicated to the Site Services Employee David "Leggy" Legge "who always took pride in this site." Lynette Ryan, Head of Sustainability, said "we are really happy with the result and this small step towards Closing the [...]

100% Post Consumer Cardboard Box Holders Fabricated by Replas Showcased at Coles

"Have a box on us. This unit is made from 100% post-consumer plastics." Replas has fabricated a new, 100% post consumer cardboard box holder for the new Coles Local Supermarket in Glenferrie, Victoria. This new sheeting is made from 70% coloured bottles collected through household kerbside recycling and 30% soft plastics collected from Coles supermarkets [...]

Replas Invests Heavily to Make an Impact on The Current Soft Plastic Waste Crisis

On Monday, February 17th 2020, Sustainability Victoria met at the Replas Ballarat Facility to inspect equipment as part of the final stages of the Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund grant they have awarded to Replas. Nick Bailey, Dale Beckham and Emily Newton of Sustainability Victoria were shown around the Replas facility by Managing Directors Mark Jacobsen [...]

Coles Head Office Take Replas Environmental Centre Tour To Discuss Recycled Plastic Products

On Wednesday, February 12th, Coles Head Office took a tour through the Replas Environmental Centre with Managing Director Mark Jacobsen. Coles and Replas aim to implement recycled plastic products throughout their stores, creating a home for soft plastic packaging from the REDcycle program. Tara Hogarth, Fiona Llyod and associates saw Replas products up close, between [...]

Replas Increases The Amount Of Soft Plastic Packaging Going Into Products

From December 2019, Replas will be adding more of the most problematic waste stream, soft plastic packaging collected at Coles and Woolworths, into our products. A greater percentage can be added to black products, which includes our bollards, profiles and furniture supports. Small particles of material will be slightly visible on the surface (see images [...]

Recycled Plastic 100 mm Bollards and Drinking Fountain Installed at New Coles in Brisbane

The new Coles Supermarket in Rochedale, South East Queensland, have installed 100 mm recycled plastic bollards from Replas around the perimetre of the site, as well as a 125 mm bollard used for a drinking fountain. The robust 100 mm bollard comprises a recycled plastic profile with a pyramid shaped top, an ideal solution wherever [...]

Floating Pathway at Kyeemagh Beach NSW Installed With Recycled Plastic Decking

From hot sand to recycled plastic decking, Kyeemagh Beach in New South Wales now has a floating pathway to the beautiful beach front made from Replas decking, Enduroplank™. Installed by Replas Pro Enterprise Landscapes, the Soil Conservation Services of NSW had this floating pathway installed for Bayside Council. "Due to its longevity, Replas products hold [...]

North Shore Eco Warriors Install Custom Recycled Plastic Beachcomber

"We were over the moon when told our project could not only meet our budget, but that it ticked all the environmental boxes we had hoped for," explains Jacque Dalrymple, a member of the North Shore Eco Warriors in New South Wales. In December 2017, the Eco Warriors were successful in obtaining a $5,000 Community [...]

Cawdor Primary School taking a hands-on approach

Cawdor Primary is a small school, close to Camden NSW, situated at the foot of Razorback. They were fortunate to be awarded a Landcare grant to restore habitat and create a native/bush tucker garden behind two classrooms. The students, (particularly the Enviro-power team) have been actively involved in creating this sustainable space. “Our teaching programs [...]

Seahaven Park in Queensland Installs Brolga Bollards in New Development

Located less than 2 kilometres from the the beautiful Lammermoor Beach is Seahaven, is a new development in Livingstone Shire Council, QLD. Since they pride themselves on being idyllic, nature-enveloped lifestyle, they have recently installed Replas recycled plastic products in their Seahaven Park. New Brolga Bollards have been installed in this area, adding to the [...]

The Univresity of Sydney in Canberra Installs New Bollards Out Front

The University of Sydney is one of Australia's largest uni's situated in Canberra ACT. The Building Manager for Raine & Horne, Brian Sheather, stated, "these bollards look great and will no maintenance for years." One of the biggest perks of a Replas product is the low maintenance, especially for a busy university! The 145 mm [...]

Efficiency Meet Sustainability – Pre-Fabricated Bridge System Installed in Altona, VIC

The first instalment of Replas Pre-Fabricated Bridge System has taken place at Cherry Creek in Altona, Victoria. This bridge was built off site at the Replas factory and relocated on the same day, making it a one-day removal process compared to building on site. Leading to no pedestrian traffic delays and a huge cost saving [...]

Frankston Bowls making the move to recycled plastic products

Frankston Bowls Club in Victoria came back to Replas after the success with previously purchased furniture, decking, and signage. They wanted a unique custom seat to replicate the existing furniture. With this request, Replas has provided a Daintree seat with green supports and grey slats, sleak and modern while still keeping the look of the [...]

War on Waste explained, ‘The Guardian’ gives insight on Replas

Posted Monday, 22 May, 'The Guardian' has published the facts and information about the behind the scenes of Replas, REDcycle, and all things recyclable. In the article you learn how each corporation is doing their part, and what needs to be done. With loop holes in the plastic world, this article is a great way [...]

Rye Probus Club in Victoria learns the importance of Replas and how they can make a difference

Rye Probus Club in Victoria has been presented what Replas as a company is doing to prevent plastic from entering the ground in a landfill or being shipped offshore. Ben McCulloch from the Replas Sales Team has shown “the smart way to better the environment.” Rye Probus Club, made up of roughly 50-60 members, were [...]

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 [...]

Coles and Replas Recycling Together

Next time you're doing your shopping at Coles Mitcham Vic, take some time out from your busy day for a rest on the Replas Daintree Seat and admire the view. The low maintenance, environmentally sustainable chair is a magnificent addition to the supermarket and has been made from some of the material collected through the REDcycle program, which encourages community [...]

Milton turns RED

The Hon Dr Steven Miles MP, Minister for the Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, visited Milton State School in Brisbane, Qld to unwrap a very special seat. The students have embraced the REDcycle program which allows consumers to recycle flexible plastic packaging through supermarkets. The seat [...]

Kraft Foods commitment to a sustainable future

Kraft Foods recently donated some much needed Replas furniture to Westgate Park. Westgate Park is located under the iconic Westgate Bridge when entering into Melbourne, Victoria. The industry-led REDcycle initiative has provided benches and settings for park visitors to rest and enjoy the beautiful Melbourne environment. Kraft food is taking responsibility for recycling plastic packaging, [...]

Kraft Foods commitment to a sustainable future

Kraft Foods recently donated some much needed Replas furniture to Westgate Park. Westgate Park is located under the iconic Westgate Bridge when entering into Melbourne, Victoria. The industry-led REDcycle initiative has provided benches and settings for park visitors to rest and enjoy the beautiful Melbourne environment. Kraft food is taking responsibility for recycling plastic packaging, [...]

The Brolga takes flight

Replas has just released its most advanced bollard ever produced from recycled plastic packaging. The “Brolga” bollard is manufactured using material diverted from landfill which has been largely collected through the Coles REDcycle Program. Production of the Brolga Bollard is supported by the Australian Packaging Covenant and Queensland Government through the Department of Environment and [...]

Replas wins at Civenex

At Civenex 2014, Replas was awarded winner of the Best Environmental Product for the latest innovation in bollards. The Brolga is the most advanced bollard ever produced from recycled plastic packaging and is manufactured using material diverted from landfill which has largely been collected through the Coles REDcycle Program. Affordable and easy to install at under 14 [...]

Plastic adds spice to Pepper’s Paddock

Pepper’s Paddock in Wattle Glen, Victoria, is dotted with restful recycled-plastic furniture for parents to relax comfortably and keep an eye on their children playing in the playground. Kindly donated by Bendigo Bank, these Lyrebird Settings and Kimberley Seats have created a long-lasting legacy for future generations to enjoy. Nillumbik Shire Council, who manage the [...]

Coles is committed

Not only is Coles committed to helping Australia collect its soft plastic waste for recycling,  but they also realise that to fully support the program they need to the products that are made from this material. This clever use of Replas profiles has created the perfect trolley bay which is sturdy enough to handle the [...]

Coles walk the talk

Coles continue to demonstrate their commitment to the environment with a recent visit to the Replas Environmental Centre. Staff were keen to investigate opportunities for incorporating Replas products into their stores and were interested in learning more about what can be achieved through recycling. Coles have already purchased recycled-plastic seats made from plastic collected through [...]

Take a seat

Woodville Primary School were the first winners of a seat in the South Australian Woodville Primary School Coles REDcycle program. Robbie Westley from Replas South Australia recently visited the school to see how their seat had settled in to its new home.

The soft option

Coles are not only doing their part by collecting plastic waste, but they are also purchasing the products made from the plastic to truly demonstrate their commitment to the environment. The team at Coles, Claremont, WA celebrate the arrival of a special seat for customers to rest their weary feet.

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Coles’ customers are now able to participate in a world-class recycling program which turns plastic products into recycled furniture for schools and kindergartens. In an Australian-first, Coles has partnered with the RED Group to develop the REDcycle Program, whereby Coles’ shoppers can hand their plastic bags and soft plastic packaging into dedicated bins in-store so [...]

Coles rewards recycling

With overwhelming community support for the REDcycle plastic recycling program, Coles is rewarding customers with practical seats made from the plastic collected in the bins. Shoppers at Coles Cranbourne North in Victoria can now rest easy on this comfortable seat knowing that as a community they have saved a considerable amount of plastic from landfill.

Coles turns green

Congratulations, you’ve cut down on your use of plastic bags by buying ‘green’ bags to use instead. But have you found that lately you’re drowning in ‘green’ bags? If you have visited your local Coles store lately you will know they are trying to do something about this problem. In partnership with Replas, and the [...]

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