Washing Platforms for Bribie Island Dog Beach Use Recycled Plastic Decking Enduroplank™ from Replas

Moreton Bay Regional Council have built 2 platforms using recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ boards at the Benalong St. Dog Beach on Bribie Island. These decking platforms are perfect for washing the sand, salt and dirt  off the dogs before heading home. Enduroplank™ is a sturdy long lasting and virtually maintenance free decking product that provides [...]

60 metre Enduroplank™ Floating Pathway Installed for 5 Years in Colac Apex Club

The Colac Apex Club have a 60 metre Enduroplank™ floating deck and pathway that has been installed for over 5 years. Enduroplank™ decking is a sturdy, long lasting and virtually maintenance free decking product that provides an ethical alternative to timber. It is ideal for a myriad of commercial applications. Installation is easy due to [...]

Edgewater Shores, In The Heart of Diamond Beach NSW, Installs New Enduroplank™ Viewing Platform

"We were looking for a product that was suitable to withstand coastal environmental conditions and that was also sustainable in nature. Replas provided a durable and sustainable solution that will ensure the boardwalk and viewing platforms are functional for many years to come," explains Joe Coco, Director at Edgewater Shores, a newly sought after coastal [...]

Kapunda Duck Pond Viewing Platform in South Australia Replaced With Recycled Plastic Decking

Davison Reserve, home of the Kapunda Duck Pond in South Australia, had an existing viewing platform/deck that was in a state of decay after many years of service from the current timber structure. The timber had rotted and cracked and needed regular maintenance. The permapine piles were still in serviceable condition and Replas Enduroplank was [...]

Shoal Point Installs Recycled Plastic Decking Platform, Furniture and Signage For Beach Goers

At Denman Avenue in Shoal Point, the Mackay region in Queensland, Replas Pro Plants Whitsunday have installed an Enduroplank™ deck platform with two Kimberley Seats, made from a composite fibre structure with profiles lined as kick rails. This recycled plastic platform and staircase can withstand the harsh Queensland marine environment as it will not rot, [...]

Allambie Heights Public School, NSW, Creates Stunning Floating Enduroplank™ Boardwalk

Allambie Heights Public School in New South Wales have recently installed a new floating deck boardwalk for their "Discovery Trail" within the school grounds with recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ from Replas. Principal at Allambie Heights PS, Angela Helsloot, said they wanted a product that was "environmentally friendly and would not require any maintenance." The Enduroplank™ [...]

Cornish College ‘Educate For A Sustainable Future’ With Brown Enduroplank™ Deck Installation

"The overriding ethos of Cornish College is 'educate for a sustainable future.' Using a recycled plastic product ties perfectly into that ethos," explains Tom Humphreys, Property Manager at Cornish College in Bangholme, Victoria. Newly installed at Cornish College for a ramp and deck platform is recycled plastic Enduroplank™ decking from Replas. "Our thought was that [...]

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 [...]

Enduroplank™ Becomes Ideal Decking Material in Tuncurry, NSW

Overlooking Wallis Lake in Tuncurry NSW lies Hamiltons Oysters, and Replas recycled plastic decking. With coastal conditions and the busy summer tourism in the Tuncurry area, the boat dock and deck needed to be a long lasting, durable material that can handle it all. Installed was Replas decking material, Enduroplank™. Recycled plastic Enduroplank™ is ideal for [...]

A development fit for bursting into song

The new Yarrabilba development in Logan, South-East Queensland includes an impressive pedestrian and cycling bridge, decked in recycled plastic Enduroplank™. The bridge is 3.6 metres wide and approx 45 metres long and provides a vital link between local areas of the growing community. With its renowned durability and recycled plastic properties that reflect an increasing [...]

Best uses for recycled plastic products: boat cabin tops

An order recently came in for some Enduromesh panels, and on learning what they would be used for we were surprised and impressed! The owners of a Murray River houseboat moored at Echuca, Victoria have used them on the roof. Doing their research, they decided that recycled plastic Enduromesh would be the ideal material to [...]

Ramping up the access at Hammondville Oval

At Hammondville Oval in south-western Sydney, NSW,  our Replas Pro installer Shore Contracting recently built an all-non-timber ramp. With composite fibre sub-structure & posts supporting recycled plastic handrails on a two metre-wide Enduroplank™ deck, the new access way can be expected to last for decades with minimal if any maintenance. The ramp runs 45 metres [...]

Innovation Walk says it all about Enduroplank®

At their Clayton Campus in Melbourne, Monash University has included a number of recycled plastic Enduroplank® sections to the well-named Innovation Walk that crosses the campus. Installed using the cost-effective Replas floating pathway method, the brown Enduroplank® is fixed upon recycled plastic profiles, allowing the pathway to run flush to the ground surface.  Not only [...]

The perfect fit for The Ecovillage

The Ecovillage at Currumbin is a sustainable community currently home to over 300 residents. Located in the Gold Coast hinterland of south-east Queensland seven minutes’ drive from beautiful Currumbin Beach, The Ecovillage has received numerous accolades including the International Real Estate Federation’s ‘World’s Best Development Award’ in 2008. The Ecovillage was in need of a [...]

Decking out the foreshore for bicycle users

When replacing a timber deck at Brighton-Le-Sands, NSW, Rockdale City Council used recycled plastic Enduroplank™. The deck area is a convenient place for cyclists to park their bikes while taking a dip in the Botany Bay surf, or doing a bit of plane spotting from the foreshore just across from Sydney International Airport. Durable 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 [...]

Making Local Connections Across the Ditch

Attending the 2015 New Zealand Recreation Association Conference in Auckland recently, Replas’ Director of Sales and Marketing, Mark Jacobsen met Peter Cleary, ranger at Phillip island Nature Park. Phillip Island is famous for its  Penguin Parade, a visitor attraction to observe the colony of little penguins coming ashore at sunset each evening. Its relevance to [...]

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 [...]

Seaport

Built in 2002 from Tasmanian Ironbark, the waterfront boardwalk at Seaport in Launceston, Tasmania had reached the end of its practical life after only 10 years. Even with regular maintenance, the Ironbark could not stand up to the tough climatic conditions of the area. After a very thorough and lengthy selection process, Enduroplank™ decking from [...]

Orford’s Raspins Beach clean and accessible

Orford’s Raspins Beach on Tasmania’s East Coast is an iconic point for visitors passing through, looking for a beautiful scenic background to photograph. Travellers can enjoy a break on the beach with all the amenities provided to refresh and recuperate. In recent years, Raspins Beach has won the Keep Australia Beautiful Clean Beaches Award and [...]

Enduroplank™ bridges the walkway gap

After decades of being synonymous with Auckland's wastewater treatment Puketutu Island in Auckland, New Zealand, is now a place people want to visit. As part of the redevelopment of the area, Watercare Services Ltd chose recycled-plastic to create bench seating and used Enduroplank™ decking to bridge a spillway for the convenience of cyclists and walkers along the Manukau Coastal walkway. [...]

Take a walk on the sustainable side

The Redlands Cycling & Pedestrian Strategy (2016) is well underway with the construction of a dual-use walkway at Hilliard’s Creek crossing in the South East Queensland suburb of Ormiston nearing completion. Constructed collaboratively by Replas Diamond Club Members Shapescapes and Designer Decks, the walkway will provide local residents with an environmentally sustainable crossing. Due for [...]

On the trail at Boorowa

When the Replas display trailer pulled into Boorowa, in NSW, council staff didn't let bad weather stop them from coming out to view the range of recycled-plastic products. The trailer is piled high with decking, furniture, bollards, signage and traffic control items all made from plastic waste that would otherwise have gone to landfill. If [...]

Environmental Outlet

The bridge at the Outlet in Robe, SA, faces a daily assault of sea water and salt spray. So it was no wonder the District Council of Robe chose recycled-plastic Enduroplank decking as a more durable alternative to timber. Trevor Hondow, Works Manager at Robe District Council said they, 'wanted an environmentally-friendly, cost effective long-lasting [...]

Under Construction

Tasmania’s largest construction company Fairbrother & John Holland teamed up to build the new Menzies Centre Building. Composite Fibre (FRP) bearers were specified for the substructure below the outdoor deck areas with 600 lm of product used. While the Fairbrother/John Holland tradespeople onsite were unfamiliar with FRP, they found it easy to work with. The [...]

Can we build it?

An 8m bridge at Wallaman Falls National Park, Mount Fox, in Queensland was built by a contractor in Townsville using Enduroplank decking. It was then disassembled and taken up to Wallaman Falls where it was easily re-assembled by National Parks rangers. The recycled-plastic Enduroplank decking was also used to create a ramp to the toilet [...]

Sutherland Shire ramps up commitment to the environment

Conscious of environmental issues, Sutherland Shire Council, in NSW, not only has a desalination plant, but they also recycle their plastic. Less than 3 kms from the plant, at Bonna Point, Kurnell, this boat ramp is made from Enduroplank™ recycled-plastic decking which is not only environmentally friendly, but also perfect in a marine environment as [...]

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 [...]

Footy Club ramps up

Salisbury Council in South Australia needed to upgrade a ramp at the Ingle Farm Football Club to ensure it was compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act. Replas supplied and installed a composite fibre sub-structure with Enduroplank decking laid over the existing ramp. As it wasn't necessary to demolish the old ramp, costs were kept to [...]

Summertime …

There’s nothing we like more than heading down to our favourite beach to soak up some summer sun. Clovelly Beach, NSW, is a small and tranquil beach, popular with family groups and the elderly. When its old timber disabled ramp was in need of repair, Randwick City Council chose to use recycled-plastic materials to refurbish [...]