100 mm Bollards Installed At Rum Jungle Lake Reserve To Define Barriers From Former Uranium Mine

"The Department of Primary Industry and Resources installed 90 bollards along the edge of the car park at the Rum Jungle Lake Reserve, located 3 kms west of Batchelor, Northern Territory," explains Scott Downs, Manager of Technical Projects for the Department of Primary Industry and Resources for the NT Government. The posts installed are 100 [...]

Buddy Bench Chosen By The Student Council at Maleny State School in Queensland

The 2018 Maleny State School Student Council chose Replas furniture as their donation to the school. They were very excited when the recycled plastic Buddy Bench from Replas arrive and was put into place. The Buddy Bench is a recycled plastic seat 'welcoming space' for any school to help foster friendship to any playground area.  [...]

Princess Alexandra Hospital Replaces Seating With Cost Effective, Long Term Replas Furniture

"The hospital [Princess Alexandra Hospital] has a number of seats made from concrete base, with wooden panels. Outdoor seats at PAH are exposed to extreme weather and used by a high volume of people. Wooden seating requires ongoing care, which can be expensive. It was more cost-effective over the long-term to replace with Replas seating [...]

Australian Government Explains Microbeads And What They’re Doing About It

Australian Government:  Why is it important to stop microbeads polluting the environment? Microbeads are small, solid, manufactured plastic particles that are less than 5mm and don’t degrade or dissolve in water. They may be added to a range of products, including rinse-off cosmetics, personal care and cleaning products. Microbeads are used as ingredients in these [...]

Premier Settings and Benches At Mount Peel Lookout in Toowoomba QLD

Replas recycled plastic premier settings and benches are the perfect fit for harsh environments. The rain and sun do not affect the durability and low maintenance aspects of the recycled plastic products, as seen at the Mouth Peel Lookout in Toowoomba Queensland. Sijia Tang, Landscape Architect for Parks and Recreation Services for Toowoomba Regional Council [...]

Post and Rail Fencing at Beautiful Crescent Head Coastline

A product that will not split, rot, or crack from the sea water environment - Post and Rail fencing has been installed along the coastline at Crescent Head in NSW. Along both Korogora Street and Noongah Terrace, recycled plastic Post and Rail fencing has been used in-between the nature strip. The drop-in distance between the split [...]

Replas Meets with Ministers To Discuss China Ban Solutions

Hon Lily D’Ambrosio is the state Minister for Environment, Energy & Climate Change and she attended our facilities at the REC with the Carrum Downs MP – Sonya Kilkenny and Dominik Nicholls, Senior Manager of Resource Recovery at Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning. The group attended the meeting in the hope to gain [...]

Mid Coast Council Refurbished Boardwalk With Recycled Plastic Decking

Great Lakes Council, now known as the Mid Coast Council, has recently refurbished their 200m boardwalk in Forster, part of the Forster Tuncurry City. Using recycled plastic decking with Replas ensures a long lasting, durable product that will with stand the wet and harsh conditions in this environment. The boardwalk travels through a leafy marsh [...]

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 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 and the Chinese National Sword program blocking [...]

Carnarvon National Park Upgraded to Replas Enduroplank™ for Viewing Platform

  Western Queensland has a multitude of national parks that make Australia as beautiful as it is. Located in the Southern Brigalow Belt bioregion lies Carnarvon National Park. Walking, driving, or hiking will take you through the rich wildlife of the Sandstone Wilderness - a harsh environment with countless plants and flowers. Nestled in 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 [...]

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 [...]

Toorak College Introduces Replas With Replas Pro SR Engineering

After purchasing a multi-tiered decking system and a custom bench, Toorak College has not installed a range of fitness equipment for the students. Located in Mt. Eliza VIC, Replas Pro Steve Rawson a part of SR Engineering has been the leading hand when it came to installing this new equipment. Having worked with Replas on [...]

Coolum State High Shares Their Passion About Recycling

Coolum State High School has installed twenty Replas benches and five Replas settings. This offers students comfortable areas to spend their lunch breaks and a chance to learn in an outdoor environment during lessons. Principal, Chris Dench, said it's a step in the right direction. ‘It's amazing what can be created from our recyclables and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Roadside furniture so easy to install for contract crews

Contractor Cremasco Civil has installed literally hundreds of 125 mm black Replas bollards around Yarrawonga, NT. Company administrator Juanita Long has told us that staff find the recycled plastic bollards very easy to install due to their moulded construction and the below-ground-level retaining holes for secure fixing. The local council has also passed on comments [...]

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New recycled plastic floating pathway for Yeppoon, Queensland.

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Waste plastic is being used in Colombia to build houses for the homeless. Oscar Mendez, founder of Concept Plastics wanted to do something about the overwhelming amount of plastic crowding landfill and set about developing a material that could be used to provide decent housing for the homeless. The result is a building block that [...]

Looking back

In 2016 Replas celebrates 25 years producing recycled plastic products. Despite dealing with chlorinated water on a daily basis, seats installed at the Oak Park Leisure Centre in Victoria in 2008 look brand new. Irene Glavas, Project Architect Capital Works Planning & Delivery at Moreland City Council said, ‘The previous seating was timber. Over the years it had split, decomposed and was a hazard to the public [...]

Spreading the Sustainability Message in the Community

On 7 March 2016, Ben McCulloch from Replas made a presentation to the Hazelwood Rotary Club in Churchill, Victoria.  The topic was “A Smart Way to a Better Environment”, in which Ben talked about current issues around disposal of plastic waste within Australia, and the modern solutions available to mitigate the environmental problems plastic creates. [...]

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 [...]

There’s nothing sheepish about Goulburn’s traffic control

Goulburn, NSW is two hours’ drive south of Sydney on the road to Canberra,  and famous for its Big Merino. The “Fine Wool Capital of the World” is also now home to a quantity of our recycled plastic 125 mm x 125 mm black bollards. The Goulburn Mulwaree Council has used them in Victoria Park  [...]

Ferrymead Park Christchurch gets a new footbridge

Ferrymead Park is a multi-use public space in the eastern part of Christchurch with sports fields, wetlands and an important historical precinct. Ferrymead was the site of New Zealand’s first public railway, commissioned in 1863. The wooden boardwalks and footbridges that give public access to the natural part of Ferrymead Park have done their time. [...]

PGM has recycling in the box

Electronic waste from televisions, computers, phones and other electronic devices is the fastest growing waste stream in Australia, putting pressure on waste management infrastructure and the environment. Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Lisa Neville visited PGM Refiners in South-East Melbourne in January to launch Australia’s first automated electronic waste processing system, which will significantly improve Victoria’s e-waste [...]

Rotary Club Chatswood

Replas offers complimentary visits to community groups to deliver an interesting and educational presentation on the environment. In August Bert Meyer visited Chatswood Rotary Club. Members were amazed to find out that the soft plastic waste they accumulate can be turned into useful outdoor products. The club said the presentation was, ‘Absolutely fascinating!’ adding, ‘We [...]

Recycled Plastic: what will they think of next?

Recycled plastic sheeting can be employed in so many ways that are good for the user, and for the environment. Here a New Zealand concreting company uses cut-to-size 10mm black sheets to form curves and angles in its kerbing work.  Tough, lightweight, easy to handle and reusable, recycled plastic does the job perfectly.  Our recycled [...]

Great Lakes Council

The Dun Care volunteers of Great Lakes Council are having a well deserved morning tea break, at the 1 mile beach location. The volunteers work every Wednesday on various tasks like weed eradication, rubbish collection and other repair jobs. There are 20 to 30 volunteers who graciously give up their time to keep the beaches and surrounds beautiful, [...]

Blue Rock on track

The Blue Rock Lake in Gippsland, Victoria, features a walking track which is now clearly marked by a recycled-plastic Plank Sign that blends beautifully into the natural environment. John Crosby, from Tanjil Valley Landcare, said, ‘he was very pleased with the end result,’ adding that he had received, ‘positive comments from the public’.

Ready, seat, go

Walk the Yorke, is a concept developed by the District Council of Yorke Peninsula in South Australia to create a walking experience around 500 kilometres of spectacular cliff, beach, dune and coastal landscape. Not only can walkers appreciate the amazing views, but they will also enjoy a welcome rest on the 20 Beachcomber Seats ordered [...]

All bound for Albany

The Replas WA trailer recently visited the City of Albany. The Shire have recently installed a Post and Rail fence and also some bollards all made from recycled plastic. They are reportedly rapt with both installations and are planning on designing their very own Beachcomber Seat as well as installing picnic settings throughout the shire.