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 [...]

Holy Cross Primary School Builds Trex® Deck With Recycled Plastic Kick Rail in QLD

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 [...]

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 [...]

The cream of Ambrosia

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sick of painting your deck each year – Relax Replas has you covered!

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 [...]

Benton Outdoor Living creates a dream deck at the Home Show

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.

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 [...]

Trex® decking hits the floor at the Herald Sun Home Show

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 [...]

Junior construction

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.

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 [...]