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 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™ [...]
"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 [...]
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 [...]
North Queensland primary school, Holy Cross, has recently installed a Trex® Deck with recycled plastic kick rails from Replas. The installation was complete by Replas Pro WIP Construction using a composite fibre structure. Recycled plastic and Trex® material is the perfect fit for the northern Queensland environment as the material will not split, rot or [...]
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 [...]
Border collies Jack and Lily enjoy a beautiful view looking out into the Whitsunday Region in Queensland on top of their new recycled plastic deck from Replas, Enduroplank™. Home owner and landscape architect at U PLAN, Steve Moss says it is "currently a spot to relax, an outdoor bath is under consideration, and with the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Six months in and the Trex® deck at the Frankston Bowling Club, Victoria is still the talk of the club. When the game is done or when members are just calling by for a catch-up after work, the Trex®-decked outdoor bar space is the perfect place for a cold one on a hot Melbourne day. [...]
In the City of Holdfast Bay, South Australia, the council recently completed Stage 4 of their Coast Park boardwalk project. The new 100-metre walkway is the latest addition to the wide open spaces of the Adelaide beach front. It gives easy access to all from roadside across the fragile dunes and down onto the sand. [...]
Catherine Spher, from Williams Landing in Victoria had this to say about her Trex™ deck: ‘I was looking for a timber look decking without the ongoing maintenance. I had seen Trex products at the Melbourne Home show and was happy with the price and appearance. It looks amazing and is already very easy to maintain [...]
More than four years ago now, Queensland’s Ipswich City Council installed this 70 metre long floating pathway at Kholo Botanical Gardens using recycled plastic decking. As these recent images show, the Enduroplank™ path looks as good today as it did when installed back in 2012. And it gets a lot of use! Established in 1988 [...]
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 [...]
When it comes to children’s playgrounds, there are many considerations in design and construction, starting with safety aspects and taking account of equipment maintenance and longevity. In Baw Baw Shire, Victoria there’s a good example for new and refurbished neighbourhood playgrounds – the use of recycled plastic. The playground at Market St. Park, Yarragon has [...]
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 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 [...]
At Civenex 2016, NSW, on the award winning Replas and Trex® stand, Alec Reid the Civil Engineer Cadet with Wollongong City Council, relaxed whilst testing out our Trex® deck which featured a built in lounge seat.
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™ [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This beautiful picturesque spot in sunny North Qld is a sight to behold at the best of times and now even more so, as they are the proud new owners of a Trex® Bench Seat, installed on the ever popular Enduroplank™.
When the weather heats up the residents of Adelaide’s northern suburbs escape to Prospect Estate with its mature shade trees, colourful gardens and babbling stream that includes waterfalls and bridges. On entering the park you come upon a recycled-plastic Plank sign with routered lettering, and a row of dark green bollards marking the perimeter. Cross [...]
Tuncury which is located on the mid north coast of NSW and is home to the popular Hamilton Restaurant, is now sporting a brand new walkway, which the boaties adore. Not only do patrons have easy access to the restaurant but they can also keep a close eye on their beautiful boats while enjoying lunch.
Replas Enduroplank™ is easy to handle and great to work with. No special tools are required. At Casuarina in northeast NSW, Tweed Shire Council staff used the product to replace worn out timber decking on a public pathway. This was the first time the maintenance team had used Enduroplank. But with a little on-site training [...]
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 [...]
Replas beach access ramps provide the perfect platform for getting down to the water’s edge. They are popping up all over the coast, the latest to hit the sand installed at Raspins Beach on the east coast of Tasmania. Raspins Beach won the 2013 Keep Australia Beautiful Clean Beaches Award and the 2014 Clean Beaches [...]
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 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 [...]
Jacques Point is a popular surfing beach in Kalbarri NSW with beautiful white sand. Close to the Murchison River and Kalbarri National Park, a visit to the area is full of water activities for the whole family. In 2011 the Board Riders Club of Kalbarri decided to install Enduroplank™ to help stabilise the eroding dune [...]
The perfect solution for a beach side location is a Beach Access made of Enduroplank™. The affordable products slip resistance is a terrific benefit for any harsh saline environment. Carlton Beach is a popular summer surfing beach, located 40 km east of Hobart. The beach recently had an Enduroplank™ recycled-plastic decking installed. The hard-wearing material [...]
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. [...]
Paluma Environmental Education Centre Principal Linda Venn and Maintenance Officer Barry Smith demonstrate the durability of one of the centre’s two new Enduroplank™ decking access. Now the centre is more easily accessible for everyone wanting to learn more about our environment. The centre is located about 80 kilometres north of Townsville, Queensland in Paluma and [...]
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 [...]
In January 2013 a bush fire swept through Kings Canyon in Alice Springs, NT, devastating a timber boardwalk in the area. Instead of repairing it with timber which is vulnerable to further damage the decision was made to use Enduroplank™ decking. Replas Diamond Club member Bullant Building, installed a magnificent new floating boardwalk made from [...]
At the Ambrosia estate in Cranbourne, Victoria, developers have been mindful of the environment. Residents will have access to recycled water for evergreen gardens, while the use of fibre optics will minimise above ground wires and increase home energy ratings on all properties. The first Trex deck installed in the new estate is contributing to [...]
The 14 Kilometre Jumeriah Corniche is due to be completed in the United Arab Emirates in 2014. Stretching from the area behind the Dubai Maine Beach Resort to the Burj Al Arab Hotel, the walkway will be constructed using Trex decking which can easily handle the harsh conditions of the region. Once completed, the project [...]
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 [...]
Brett, one of our hardworking employees from the Replas Resource Centre, in Victoria, recently installed Trex decking at his home. Not only does the Trex deck come with an unbeatable 25 year guarantee not to fade, stain or scratch, but with no ongoing maintenance Brett will have more time to put his feet up and [...]
Ben Bonadio and his apprentice Glen took time off from their busy schedule to assist in the construction of the Trex stand at this year's Herald Sun Melbourne Home Show. The team at Benton Outdoor living are Trex PRO contractors - dedicated professionals experienced with using Trex products to craft the deck of your dreams.
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 [...]
At the Herald Sun Home Show in Melbourne visitors were for the first time able to see Trex® decking and find out why it is the number one deck in the world today. Event organisers, Exhibitions and Events Australia Pty Ltd, chose the decking to create platforms at the cafeteria. With all those visitors it [...]
Ben Bonadio from Benton Homes entertained Billy and Isabella Dean while Mum and Dad took a look at the Trex® range at the 2013 Herald Sun Home Show. This unparalleled fade and stain resistant decking is perfect for projects of all sizes and is easy to handle even for the littlest of builders.
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 [...]
The mouth of the Murchison River is a much loved spot for Kalbarri locals to fish. The Shire of Northampton has now provided the perfect spot to cast a line in safety with the addition of a new platform made from recycled plastic and composite fibre. This timber free structure is perfect in this location [...]
Nambucca Shire Council, in NSW, required a strong, durable pedestrian deck to be installed next to an existing road bridge. An existing timber and bitumen surface had deteriorated due to floods that had gone over the bridge seven times in five years. The surface was refurbished by laying an Enduroplank™ floating deck over the top. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Rowes Bay Sustainability Education Centre in Townsville features a 250 metre boardwalk made from recycled plastic Enduroplank. The decking has also been used in combination with Replas profiles to create a seating area where student groups can gather to learn more about the environment.
Minnie Beach, on Fannie Bay in Darwin, is famous for its markets and beachside eateries. An after dinner stroll along the beach has been made so much easier with the addition of five new floating beach access pathways made from recycled-plastic Enduroplank™. The pathways help prevent erosion while also protecting the surrounding vegetation.