Student Led Project Installs Recycled Plastic Buddy Bench For Thornleigh West Public School

"Replas was extremely easy to deal with and their product selection was fantastic. An added bonus was that one of their designs for our Buddy Bench aligned with our school logo! The fact that this was a student led project and the students were engaged from the beginning of the process was fantastic," said Vanessa [...]

Blue Haven Public School Install Recycled Plastic Memorial Seat For “Loved Community Member”

Principal at Blue Haven Public School in New South Wales, Paul McDermott, wanted something customisable for a Memorial Seat for a loved community member. "I had purchased from Replas before and knew that the quality was good," said Paul. Memorial Seats made from recycled plastic eliminates maintenance, outlasts alternative products, is highly durable, resistant to [...]

Recycled Plastic Setting Still Stands After Bush Fire Blazes Through East Gippsland VIC

Almost 10 years ago, East Gippsland had a bush fire that tore through at such a pace that it took out buildings, livestock and many wildlife and fauna in it's haze. However, still standing after the fire was put out was the recycled plastic setting from Replas. Michael Oxer, an active member of the East [...]

Williamson Community Leadership Program Industry Professionals Visit The Replas Environmental Centre

On Friday 18th of October, the Replas Environmental Centre had a large group of industry professionals attend a tour as part of the Williamson Community Leadership Program run by Leadership Victoria. Leadership Victoria exists to inspire, develop and connect exceptional leaders who are driven by personal development and professional excellence and share our passion for [...]

Replas Celebrates Being A Semi-Finalist At The Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards

On Friday, 11th of October, Territory Manager - Victoria Kelvin Agg attended the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards where Replas was a Semi Finalist nominated for Parks Victoria, Environmental Sustainability Award. With more than 400 guests in attendance, it was a fantastic event celebrating the achievements and community contributions of regional Victorians. "The Victorian [...]

Snowy Monaro Regional Council Donates Buddy Bench In Local School Competition

In 2018, Snowy Monaro Regional Council in New South Wales asked primary students in the Bombala and Delegate areas to produce artwork which would encourage the community to reduce waste and increase recycling. Students could either draw or paint a design that would help to spread the message of reduce, reuse and recycle. "The successful [...]

Hornsby Shire Council Community Recycling Centre Educates With Recycled Plastic Products

Hornsby Shire Council in New South Wales has taken educating into their own hands by having a recycled plastic CLEAR Bollard and Kingfisher seat from Replas at their Recycling Centre in Thornleigh. Located in the drop off area for soft plastics, this is an excellent initiative by the council that encourages people to ask questions [...]

Bollard Fencing Surrounds North Narrabeen Reserve in Northern Beach Council NSW

Installed over 3 years ago, recycled plastic bollard fencing stands strong with no deterioration at North Narrabeen Reserve in the Northern Beaches Council in New South Wales. 330 Brolga bollards were installed by Replas Pro Larmans (Land and Road Management Services). The installer and Managing Director of Larmans, Niroop Reddy Keesari said, "the holes in [...]

Nillumbik Shire Council Showcase Recycled Plastic Products at Community Environment Farm

Recycled plastic Lyrebird Benches line the gardens and decks at the Edendale Community Farm in Nillumbik Shire Council, Victoria. This community environment farm's mission is to provide an interactive community and education centre to support sustainable living practices for the whole community. With the installation of recycled plastic furniture around the facility, they have done just [...]

Balnarring Pre School & Sea Sheperd Community Clean Up Day

The Balnarring Pre School & Sea Sheperd Community Clean Up event was held on Saturday, 22nd of June 2019. Karen Anderson, the Educational Leader at Balnarring Pre School, organised a collective community clean up of waste from the Balnarring township and beaches which will then be sorted and decontaminated by Sea Sherperd and forwarded to [...]

Golf & Resident Community on the Gold Coast Chose Enduroplank™

Last year, Halcyon Greens was looking for a low maintenance decking product, as an alternative to timber, to use on their development. The over 50's Golf & Residential community in Pimpama on the Gold Coast chose recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ from Replas. Enduroplank™ is a sturdy, long lasting and virtually maintenance free decking product that [...]

Enviro Culture Services Include Recycled Plastic Products At New Estate In NSW

"A brand new residential development in Thurgoona, NSW features Replas products for their low maintenance and good looks," said Julianne Edwards, Landscape Projects & Administration for Enviro Culture Services. Brooklyn Fields Estate is nestled amongst bush reserves and has a number or specially designed constructed wetlands weaving through the estate. "The Community Park area adjacent [...]

Settings And Seats Surround The Bull Paddock Sportsground In Snowy Valleys Council NSW

The Bull Paddock Sportsground received a grant from the NSW Stronger Country Communities Fund for essential upgrades to a few of their playing fields last February. Located in Snowy Valleys Council, The Bull Paddock is now home to recycled plastic furniture from Replas, Premier Settings and 1.8 m Kimberley Seats. The use of durable, long [...]

Poppy The Possum Beachcomber Seat Makes Debut In Cumberland Council NSW

"Replas was referred to us by a member of our Resource Recovery team. They had seen the War on Waste documentary and knew we were looking at an outdoor furniture company to create some specialty seats," said Christina Halligan, Children's Programs Coordinator at Cumberland Council in New South Wales. "We had wanted seats that were [...]

TerraCycle Competition Winners Install Replas Garden Products and Seating To Their Schools

"We had previously worked with Replas and had a great experience," explains Sarah Mouatt, Operations Manager at TerraCycle. "They were very knowledgeable and easy to work with. This combined with their great quality products meant that they were our first choice when choosing a manufacturer for our new project," continued Sarah. TerraCycle is an environmental [...]

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 [...]

NT Park and Recreation Facilities Upgraded With Recycled Plastic Furniture and Bollards

"All of the towns now have Bollards in place to protect drivers and park and recreation facilities, while Barunga has also invested in Parkdale Benches for Culture Park in the centre of town and outside the council building," said Prudence Long, Communication Coordinator for Roper Gulf Regional Council in Katherine, Northern Territory. The new installation [...]

Recycled Plastic Benches Used At Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo in Sydney 2018

The Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo was held in Darling Harbour NSW the 29th and 30th of August 2018. At this conference, attendees got to test out first hand Replas recycled plastic benches! Andrew Lawson, Event Manager said, "the benches were very well received by the attendees who commented on the fact that they could [...]

Replas Products Surround Trangie Central School Courtyard And More

Re-fit exercise equipment, Beachcomber Seats, and Garden Panels – Trangie Central School knows how to Close the Loop using recycled plastic products! "We chose Replas for the seating outside the front of our school for a number of reasons. The position is in a very unprotected spot in the playground and we thought that the [...]

Taylors Creek Closes The Loop With Seating and Plank Signs in Brimbank City Council

"This pathway takes you along the beautiful Taylors Creek and through 'The Lakes' Reserve, here you can stop to enjoy the bird life, view community art work or maybe have a workout on the fitness stations." Located along the creek are Replas recycled plastic products including a plank sign and furniture. 'Proudly adopted by the [...]

Dubbo City Council Getting Ready For ‘Park Run’ With Replas Bollards

Situated in the central west of New South Wales, Dubbo City Council is getting ready for Park Run activities across the community. Park Run is a growing activity in many councils throughout the nation. Councils like Dubbo have recognised that markers are required to inform participants of the start and finish lines. For markers Dubbo [...]

Albert Park’s Quality Products for The Community

"Albert Park enjoys riverside access and is located in Casino," explains Richmond Valley Council. This park features a rugby union clubhouse, elevated hills to sit and view the games, also extending to many other football fields. An area that is packed with sporting facilities and community members every week, Richmond Valley Council needed products that [...]

Bollards Installed in City of Greater Bendigo For Resident Safety

The Parks Contractor team in Bendigo needed an installation of bollards for many safety reasons around the area. The parks team, led by Colin Rosa, used 125 mm black bollards made from recycled plastic from Replas. With support from the council on recycled plastic bollards, they have many uses for them as the design lends [...]

New Replas Pro Indigenous Design Installs Black Bollards

A new Replas Pro, Indigenous Design, located in Research, VIC, have installed over 300 black 125 mm square bollards in the Sommerton Development. Indigenous Design are regularly completing installations for local councils and government agencies. Established in 1987, ID was in response to a growing community awareness of the natural environment's intristic values and an [...]

Nick Wakeling Tours the REC to Discuss Sustainable Communities for the Future

Nick Wakeling, Shadow Minister for Environment and State Member for Ferntree Gully, Victoria, met with Directors Mark Yates and Mark Jacobsen from Replas at the Replas Environmental Center  (REC) in Carrum Downs Victoria. The REC is a learning tour that explains the benefits of using Replas products around communities. With plastic use on the rise [...]

Redland City Council Installs Brolga Bollards at W.H Yeo Park in Queensland

"W.H Yeo Park is a huge space with plenty of shade and a great un-fenced playground that has lots of different equipment for children of a variety of ages." At Victoria Point in Queensland lies W.H Yeo Park, where a multitude of Replas recycled plastic bollards have been installed. Priding themselves on their playgrounds and [...]

Kianawah Park Filled With Recycled Plastic Products in Tingalpa, QLD

With a barbecue area, basketball court, cricket fields, and an off-leash dog park, Kianawah Park is the ideal place for families and visitors alike. With so many features and a high profile, Brisbane City Council knew they had to get the most reliable and long lasting products for this area. In comes Replas! With the [...]

Brolga Bollards Installed in Victoria Point Memorial Park, Queensland

"What was once a sleepy Bayside village has evolved into one of the fastest-growing suburbs in the Redlands, with a mix of residential, conservation and commercial areas. " - Redland City Council on Victoria Point, QLD. Ern & Alma Dowling Memorial Park in Victoria Point is an ideal spot to enjoy the sunny day in [...]

Post and Rail Fencing Edged Along ‘The Rise’ Playground in Queensland

"The Rise at Thornlands is a premium master-planned community just 35 minutes drive to the Brisbane CBD and within easy reach of schools, shops, restaurants, sporting facilities, entertainment, and Sirromet Winery." An incredible area, Thornlands in Redland City Council have installed post and rail fencing along the edge of the new playground in the estate. [...]

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 [...]

Wheel Chair Access Kookaburra Setting Installed at Bald Face In NSW

In a small, community based suburb in the riverside of Blakehurst in Sydney South lies Bald Face Public School.  As a learning community, incorporating students, parents, and staff, the school provides varied and quality educational programs. This caters for the needs for all students at Bald Face. With a strong mission to help the students [...]

Wyllie Park in Petrie QLD Upgrades to Replas Recycling Plastic Brown Bollards

Wyllie Park runs alongside the North Pine River in QLD with an effortlessly accessible park and outdoor area for locals and visitors. "The park has recently re-opened after closure to remove large Pinus elliottii (Slash Pines), to maintain park safety," explains the 'Feature' Community Magazine. With the removal of dangerous trees and the new planting [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre Takes Feedback On Board; Installs Replas Profiles

Banyule City Council in Victoria have been big supporters of Replas products, the future of sustainability, and the general recycling process in their area. The Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre has newly installed Replas profiles as seats with the help of Replas Pro, SR Engineering. Craig Body, a member of the Banyule community was more than pleased [...]

Modified Bollards Installed and Introduced in Reid Canberra

Reid, a suburb of Canberra, is very close to both the Australian War Memorial and Mount Ainslie Nature Reserve. Reid, Canberra, has officially been added to the long list of communities with installed Replas bollards. With the help of installers, All Seasons Horticulture Services, these 125 mm x 125 mm green recycled plastic bollards are now [...]

Carbon Cutters

In early June, Replas Peter Patterson and Cheryl Stevens showed the 'Carbon Cutters' around the Carrum Downs showroom and gave them a tour through the 'Bag Cave.' This group classifies themselves as 'Neighbours seeking and sharing ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our everyday lives.' The residents in Princess Hill VIC, meet at the [...]

Beaming for the Brolga

Mount Alexander Shire Council in Central Victoria have recently installed new Brolga Bollard and Trackmarker signs for their trails. With a community that is passionate and knowledgeable about sustainability and the environment, they took action. "Knowing we have reduced our impact on the environment is in line with Mount Alexander Shire Councils goals," explains Capital [...]

Spreading the word about recycled plastic that’s for the birds

Mosman, NSW is a place of history and beauty eight km north-east of Sydney’s CBD on the lower north shore. The area is home to the world famous Taronga Zoo, as well as excellent harbourside swimming and recreation areas, top restaurants and a host of high-end retailers.   When Mosman Rotary Club invited Replas to [...]

A classic example of closed-loop recycling

In Victoria, the Western Health Environmental Management Roadmap 2015-2020 sets out environmental leadership across the healthcare group. It is a far-reaching strategy supported by 50 local sustainability action plans in departments and clinical areas. One great initiative implemented by the Western Health Environmental Management Team was the recycling of sterile wrap for manufacture of functional [...]

Yes pawlease

Living in an urban environment can be a challenge when it comes to exercising our favourite friends. Dogs in New Zealand have never had it so good thanks to several new dog agility tracks which allow them and their owners to have fun in a safe and stimulating environment. Paul Cooper, Environmental Services Manager at Timaru District Council, said, 'The Dog Agility Track was [...]

Advantage recycled plastic

Replas is committed to community, sustainability and waste reduction. Supporting Overport Park Tennis Club in Victoria with a donation of two seats was a great way to reward a community that recycles plastic through local supermarkets and Frankston Hospital. The club loved the seats so much that with the assistance of funding from Frankston City [...]

Manly Bowling Club

A Replas recycled plastic picket fence was installed at Manly Oval and impressed the nearby bowling club so much ,that they decided that they too wanted the same look with the added benefit of little to no maintenance.Replas pickets never require painting-that's right you heard correctly and will not rot. As you can see in the [...]

Asking the Experts about using Recycled Plastic

Recently on Network Ten’s The Project,  Replas was asked to comment on disposal of plastic waste and what the supermarkets and councils are doing with all theirs. Of late it seems there has been increased discussion in the Media about what’s happening with plastic waste in the community. Good to see Replas becoming known as an authority [...]

We won!

For the second year running Replas has won the Best Environmental Product at Civenex. In 2014 the innovative Brolga Bollard scooped the prize and this year Replas has won with the RE-fit fitness circuit which is made from plastic collected throughout the community. This affordable range of fitness equipment is especially designed for schools, not [...]

Busy bees

The Replas Environmental Centre (REC) has been a hive of activity lately. In one huge day the centre hosted a conference for the Transfer Station Resource Recovery Centre Network with over 25 people attending, representing 18 metropolitan councils across Melbourne. We also welcomed a group of over 60 community members from Maroondah City Council who [...]

Take a break

During this years’ Melbourne Architecture Annual visitors to Federation Square were able to take a break at a unique urban lounge installed by Replas. A community hub was created using innovative recycled-plastic products made from waste sourced through community recycling. The mid-city retreat was designed to give this valuable resource back to the community and [...]