Landscape takes shape with Replas sheeting screens

A landfill site in Melbourne’s east evolves after Alltek and Replas collaboration. In screening the landfill protrusions on this relatively bland parcel of land, the flattened landscape now has eye-catching native designs on screens forming encasement cylinders. The screens are produced from 98% post-consumer and post-industrial recycled plastics made in Melbourne with Victorian waste collected [...]

Latrobe City Council Commit to a Circular Economy Renovation with Recycled Plastic Sheeting from Replas

Latrobe City Council recently renovated it’s Landfill Education Centre at the Hyland Highway Landfill near Traralgon in Gippsland, Victoria. A feature of the ‘EcoGeni Sustainability Education Centre’ is new a outdoor amphitheatre with upcycled car tyre seating and fitted with recycled plastic seat covers from Replas. “Latrobe City is currently developing a new Resource Recovery [...]

Recycling Week is Every Week at Replas Resource Centre!

Here at the Replas fabrication factory, we recycle our off-cuts/shavings at the end of each day! Cut into manageable pieces, bagged, then shipped back to production to be reused in the manufacturing process. Also, the shrink-wrap used on goods received are put into the manufacturing recipe when their life use is over. We are taking [...]

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 [...]

Steel works!

Recycled plastic Enduroplank™ was chosen as the perfect decking material to complete the Wakehurst Parkway Pedestrian Bridge at Elanora Heights in NSW. Replas Pro installer, Steelworks Engineering, fabricated and installed the bridge which provides an attractive and safe pathway for pedestrians and cyclists. Made from recycled plastics that would have otherwise gone to landfill, the [...]

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. [...]

Giving Speedsters the Hump in Maitland Park

Replas speed humps are an easy-to-install and very visible means of controlling traffic in parks and public driveways.  Maitland City Council recently installed a series of yellow speed humps  in the thoroughfares at Maitland Park, after speeding vehicles became an issue. Effective in reducing speeds in such areas, these speed humps are made from durable [...]

Recycling Plastic: Turning an Environmental Blight into a Community Asset

Plastic, as we all know, lasts for an incredibly long time. A discarded plastic bag will float around in the ocean for hundreds of years, having an immeasurably negative effect on our fragile marine ecosystem.  Replas collects used plastic bags and other plastic waste that would otherwise have ended up in landfill or our precious [...]

Did you know?

What's old is new again! With growing demand for Replas products we could buy new machinery, but we prefer to recycle older equipment saving it from landfill. Replas—we take recycling seriously ‘It doesn’t look much now but after we refurbish all of the moving components, add the latest technology in energy efficient motors, install our [...]

Milton turns RED

The Hon Dr Steven Miles MP, Minister for the Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, visited Milton State School in Brisbane, Qld to unwrap a very special seat. The students have embraced the REDcycle program which allows consumers to recycle flexible plastic packaging through supermarkets. The seat [...]

No cutting corners with the Maritime

As part of the continuing upgrade of their Main Street beautification project, Blayney Shire Council in NSW installed 100 recycled-plastic Maritime Bollards. The bollards were chosen for their sustainability and also for the cost comparison against the equivalent cast iron bollard. Installed on street corners with chains attached, the boundary is designed to channel pedestrians [...]

Hassle free parking

Liverpool City Council has upgraded their car park at Cantello reserve in Hammondville. Parking is now hassle free, thanks to their new 100mm x 100mm black bollards. The bollards feature reflectors which enhance the dedicated area and clearly separates the footpath from the parking area, ensuring safety for all. Every single robust bollard has saved [...]

New Zealand schools embrace recycled-plastic

Two schools in Southland, New Zealand recently installed Replas Wakefield benches with recycled-plastic slats to refurbish their outdoor seating. Now the pupils at Gore's Longford Intermediate School and Invercargill’s Waverley Primary School now have comfortable and attractive new seats to sit on while eating or playing with friends. Having recycled-plastic in the school teaches the [...]

Boating made easy

Part of the Lake Macquarie City Council, Toronto in New South Wales is renowned for the peaceful, leafy environment perfect for lakeside activities. Whether it be fishing, frequenting a lakeside park or sailing, it caters for any water-based demand. Recycled-plastic fenders (75mm x 175mm) have been installed in an enclosed area, in order to give [...]

Wave goodbye to white ants

White ants are a significant problem in regional New South Wales, wreaking havoc and causing major damage to outdoor products and properties. The Western Capital, Tamworth, recently installed 100 mm recycled-plastic bollards to counteract this problem. Replas bollards are resistant to white ants. Gosford City Council won’t have to worry about constant maintenance or replacing [...]

Kooragang bollards

Replas recycled-plastic products are well known for their sturdy, hard-wearing nature. The National Parks and Wildlife Service have installed 145 mm x 145 mm bollards outside the Kooragang Wetlands, knowing they can count on the product to stand the test of time. A traditional timber bollard may not have handled the weight of a connecting [...]

A new perspective

This satellite picture shows a walking track throughout the Sydney Harbour National Park located on the north side of the Sydney Harbour. The black lines mark the recycled-plastic profiles which support the grating. The walking track is approximately 2km long and is popular with residents and visitors of Manly. Replas was chosen due to its [...]

Hassle free parking

Liverpool City Council has upgraded their car park at Cantello reserve in Hammondville. Parking is now hassle free, thanks to their new 100mm x 100mm black bollards. The bollards feature reflectors which enhance the dedicated area and clearly separates the footpath from the parking area, ensuring safety for all. Every single robust bollard has saved [...]

2013—The year to go green

Twenty things you can do with recycled plastic Create a funky garden edging Install a super-strong Post and Rail fence Design a seat that incorporates your logo Solve your traffic control problems Replace timber fenders with long-lasting profiles Book our Urban Lounge for your next event Design a sign that will never rot Provide a [...]

International Supermarket News report

Coles’ customers are now able to participate in a world-class recycling program which turns plastic products into recycled furniture for schools and kindergartens. In an Australian-first, Coles has partnered with the RED Group to develop the REDcycle Program, whereby Coles’ shoppers can hand their plastic bags and soft plastic packaging into dedicated bins in-store so [...]

Member for Isaacs visits Replas Environmental Centre

On Friday 18 May 2012 Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Federal Member for Isaacs and Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Innovation, visited the Resource Centre and the Environmental Centre to view the latest technology employed by Replas. Mr Dreyfus said, ‘I am pleased to see a local manufacturer producing high quality end products from material sourced [...]

Supporting the Great Harbour Way

The Great Harbour Way—Te Aranui o Pōneke— in New Zealand, is a walking and cycling track around Wellington's magnificent Te Whanganui-a-tara. From capital city waterfront to rugged coastline, from river estuary to pleasant beachside suburb, the pathway is linked in a joint community/council initiative, which Metal Art, Replas’ NZ distributor, is proud to support. Recently, [...]

Leading by example

The team at Hackham South Primary School in Adelaide, SA, is committed to playing a part in building an environmentally-sustainable future and has installed plenty of Replas recycled-plastic products over the past few years, including furniture, signage, retaining panels, fitness trails and a bridge. The school has been a big advocate for the use of [...]

Your waste at work

Repeat Plastics Australia has recently invested in new equipment and specialised handling procedures to ensure more kerbside plastic waste collection. Items such as ice cream and yoghurt containers can now be collected, resulting in thousands of tonnes of extra plastic being diverted from landfill. By purchasing products made from recycled plastic, councils are demonstrating that [...]

Councils Get Close To Recycled Plastic Range

The spider trailer has been out and about during March/April. Many council workers now have a better understanding about recycled plastic products. Recycled plastic products meet sustainability criteria in that they are environmentally sound, reduce the use of timber resources and reduce material going to landfill. With a large range on offer and the long [...]

The Enviro Seat!

Cr Rod Wilson, Mayor of The City Of Casey is proud to promote the newly designed enviro seat. Made from recycled plastic and aluminium legs/arms this ergonomically designed environmental seat is a good looking product that enables the residents of Casey to see their waste diverted from landfill and placed on the streets.

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