Australian Institute of Sport Installs Hundreds of Recycled Plastic Bollards

"Discover where Australia's sporting champions are created and gain an insight into the life of our leading athletes." The Australian Institute of Sport located in Bruce, ACT, have installed hundreds of recycled plastic bollards. Situated along the many internal roads through the area. The bollards are to prevent cars from entering specific areas of the [...]

Wallace Recreational Reserve Installs Seats Testing Time and Weather

On the western side of the blue mountains, lies Wallerawang ("Wang"), a small township in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales. Here is referred to as the perfect rest spot for your ride. There are shopping areas, coffee shops, but most picturesque, Lake Wallace. Lake Wallace is home to over 180 different types of [...]

Frankston Bowls making the move to recycled plastic products

Frankston Bowls Club in Victoria came back to Replas after the success with previously purchased furniture, decking, and signage. They wanted a unique custom seat to replicate the existing furniture. With this request, Replas has provided a Daintree seat with green supports and grey slats, sleak and modern while still keeping the look of the [...]

Mutual support with recycled plastic seating

For more than 15 years the communities of South Gippsland Shire, Victoria have shown their green credentials as fantastic supporters of recycled plastic products. Take for instance the Replas Daintree Seats that you see throughout the district when visiting or passing through. And while this street furniture looks like it was installed just last month, [...]

A splendid Fitness Trail in a stunning location

The harbourside Sydney suburb of Rushcutters Bay has a new year-round attraction, a recycled plastic Exersite installed in December 2016. Set against the marina and with the stunning harbour vista beyond, the superb set of fitness trail equipment occupies a prime location in this world-class boat harbour precinct. The modern, sustainably produced Exersite kit replaces [...]

Brolga bollards strut their stuff at Skye Reserve

For some new bollards down at Skye Recreation Reserve, the recycled plastic Brolga was the preferred option. The reserve, owned and operated by Victoria’s Frankston City Council, is a popular facility for football, cricket and a range of other sports. To keep the sporting facility in top condition and to minimise maintenance, the council looks [...]

Signs for tomorrow at Queensland’s Currumbin Ecovillage

Replas products sit perfectly with the forward-looking practices and philosophies of The Ecovillage at Currumbin south-east Queensland. Recycled plastic also appeals in the sustainable community for its low-maintenance and long-life benefits. So when it came to installing new signage, being totally satisfied with the Enduroplank™ swale bridge previously installed, management chose our Plank Signs for [...]

Aggressive garden tools no match for recycled plastic

Here’s another recycled plastic advantage. The material’s low-maintenance qualities really come to the fore when it is subjected to whipper trimmers. While the monofilament lines of whipper snippers and other brands are powerful enough to strip wooden bollards of their paint, and some of their wood in fact, the lines simply glance off super-solid, colour-fast Replas [...]

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. [...]

Bringing New Zealand’s big-city residents into their forest backyard

The Auckland skyline is renown for the forest-covered Waitakere Ranges that sweep down into suburbia in Glen Eden, Henderson and elsewhere out west. Hugely popular for walking, the magnificent native forest does however create a damp and relatively dark environment that can be  a hazard.  Track maintenance is a constant issue for Auckland Council, as [...]

Waverley Picket Fence Stage 1 Complete

Waverley Municipal Council’s  high-profile Waverley Cemetery at Bronte, in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, has an equally high-profile addition. The recently-installed fence made using recycled plastic pickets has replaced a very old and rotted timber picket fence, and it really draws the eye. In choosing Replas pickets the council decided to install a fence that [...]

Blue is the Seat Colour at Nelson Intermediate,

At Nelson Intermediate School in New Zealand, the swimming pool changing room seating was well past its use-by date. Seeing our wall-mounted seating online, the school principal made contact with NZ distributor Metal Art, and before you could say ‘recycled plastic’, the pool was sporting bright new blue benches. The attractive colour was just right [...]

Sustainable Parks

Bernie Brae Park is located at Chermside Brisbane and showcases the low maintenance Replas products that have been purchased by Brisbane City Council. Already boasting the Replas 125mm green bollards and Replas furniture, the latest addition are the Replas Dog Agility products for all their furry friends. All the products are termite proof, long lasting, cost effective and yet still [...]

Waverley Council

A new picket fence is being constructed in the famous Waverley Cemetery at Bronte. Bert Meyer from Replas recently visited the site to inspect the footing and the coring and to ensure that the installation was well under way. This fence is 280m long, the footing is stainless steel and the post and rail are composite [...]

Manly Bowling Club

A Replas recycled plastic picket fence was installed at Manly Oval and impressed the nearby bowling club so much ,that they decided that they too wanted the same look with the added benefit of little to no maintenance.Replas pickets never require painting-that's right you heard correctly and will not rot. As you can see in the [...]

Coles and Replas Recycling Together

Next time you're doing your shopping at Coles Mitcham Vic, take some time out from your busy day for a rest on the Replas Daintree Seat and admire the view. The low maintenance, environmentally sustainable chair is a magnificent addition to the supermarket and has been made from some of the material collected through the REDcycle program, which encourages community [...]

Using Replas Profiles to Help the Garden Grow

In Lakemba, a metropolitan Sydney suburb, the Canterbury City Council uses Replas products in its parks and gardens. At Lakemba Community Garden, beds made using 90 x 90mm and 65 x 90mm recycled plastic profiles have been constructed, while a 100mm bollard is in use supporting the garden’s water supply. Lakemba Community Garden was established [...]

Recycled-Plastic Park Furniture in its Element on Western Port

Stony Point Caravan Park, a popular holiday spot on the shores of Western Port, Victoria, is home to many Replas products. The facility is enhanced for users’ pleasure with a range of recycled-plastic products that include park seats, picnic settings, bollard signs and plank signs. Exposed as they are to the salt winds that come [...]

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 [...]

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