The Honorary Jaala Pulford Visits The Replas Manufacturing Facility in Ballarat

On Friday, the 5th of February, The Honorary Jaala Pulford, Minister for Employment and Innovation in Victoria, visited the Replas Ballarat Manufacturing Facility to take a tour with Managing Directors Russell Muller, Andrew Muller, Mark Jacobsen and Chairman Des Benjamin. Replas were proud to showcase the 25% uptake in employees in the past year, and [...]

PepsiCo USA Visits the Replas Environmental Centre To Discuss The Pull Through Effect of Recycled Plastic Products

On Wednesday, the 11th of March, Bianca Agius, Head of Corporate Affairs, and Simon Lowden, Global Chief Sustainability Officer, from PepsiCo USA visited the Replas Environmental Centre with Managing Director Mark Jacobsen, Red Group Director, Elizabeth Kasell and Replas Chairman, Des Benjamin. This comes just days after PepsiCo pledges $650,000 to help Clean Up Australia, [...]

Replas Attends and Presents at Recycled Plastics Seminar 2020 Hosted by Sustainability VIC in Shepparton VIC

On February 10th, Replas attended the Sustainable Sourcing - Recycled Plastics Seminar 2020 hosted by Sustainability Victoria in Shepparton, Victoria. The event was an opportunity to learn from local experts on incorporating recycled plastics in public infrastructure, including product design and innovation, specifications and standards, long term ROI and case studies. Territory Manager of Victoria, [...]

Replas Invests Heavily to Make an Impact on The Current Soft Plastic Waste Crisis

On Monday, February 17th 2020, Sustainability Victoria met at the Replas Ballarat Facility to inspect equipment as part of the final stages of the Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund grant they have awarded to Replas. Nick Bailey, Dale Beckham and Emily Newton of Sustainability Victoria were shown around the Replas facility by Managing Directors Mark Jacobsen [...]

Replas Invited By Governor of Victoria to 50th Anniversary Celebration of Keep Victoria Beautiful

On Tuesday, 18th of February, Managing Director Mark Jacobsen was invited by the Governor of Victoria to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Keep Victoria Beautiful at the Government House. Mark also caught up with Gary Mogford, Program Manager for Keep Victoria Beautiful. "Keep Victoria Beautiful is one of Australia’s oldest environmental groups, with a rich [...]

Replas Speaks To Honorary Trevor Evans MP at SPE Plastics and Waste Conference 2019

At the 2019 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Plastics and Waste Conference, Replas had the opportunity to chat to the Honorary Trevor Evans MP, Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management in Brisbane. Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director at Replas, spoke with Trevor at the conference aptly named ‘The Future of Plastics and [...]

Minister for Recycling and Waste Reduction in ACT Chris Steel Tours the Replas Environmental Centre

On Thursday, the 21st of November, Sales and Marketing Director of Replas, Mark Jacobsen, had the pleasure of welcoming the Minister for Recycling and Waste Reduction in ACT, Chris Steel to the Replas Environmental Centre. Mark and Chris spoke about recycling in Australia, the importance of government procurement of recycled plastic products and creating a [...]

Replas Makes Presentation And Meets City of Canning Councillor During PLA 2019 Conference

Replas Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, made a presentation at the 2019 Parks and Leisure Australia Conference of Replas case studies around innovative, Circular Economy installations and work around parks in Australia. Mark and Scott Herbert, Western Australia Replas Distributor, also met up with Councillor of City of Canning, Sara Saberi, and Parks Conservation [...]

Leader Of The Opposition, Michael O’Brien, Visits The Replas Environmental Centre

On Sunday, August 25th, the Leader of the Opposition, Michael O'Brien, came to the Replas Environmental Centre to learn more about Replas and recycled plastic products. Taken around the facility by Replas Chairman Des Benjamin and Sales and Marketing Director Mark Jacobsen, the three spoke about the importance of creating the Circular Economy and finding [...]

President of Australian Local Government Association Catch Up With Replas At Roads and Works Conference

President of Australian Local Government Association, David O'Loughlin, caught up with Replas Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, and South Australia State Manager Robbie Westley at the 2019 LGA Roads and Works Conference in Renmark, South Australia. David, Mark and Robbie discussed the importance of the Circular Economy, the current waste industry challenges and creating [...]

Replas Meets With Ben Klaassen of QPWS To Discuss Circular Economy and Social Procurement

At the recent Queensland Rangers Association (QRA) Annual Muster in August 2019, Replas was fortunate enough to spend some time with Ben Klaassen, the Deputy Director/General of Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services (QPWS) at Main Range National Park. Replas Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, and SEQ Territory Manager, Darren White, discussed the Circular Economy [...]

Replas Attends Victorian Waste Management Association Conference 2019

On Tuesday, July 30th, Sales and Marketing Director Mark Jacobsen and Communications Assistant Amanda Mauke attended the 2019 Victorian Waste Management Association State Conference dinner, held at Yarra Valley Lodge, where they had the opportunity to meet incredible people leading the way in sustainability around Victoria. On Wednesday, July 31st, VWMA Conference hosted by Executive [...]

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 [...]

Knowing Recycled Plastic Inside Out: Replas partners with Monash University

Earlier in 2015 Replas representative Mark Jacobsen visited the Department of Civil Engineering at Monash University Clayton Campus, to investigate opportunities around the science of recycled plastic. As a leader in recycled plastic manufacturing processes, Replas is at the forefront of industry best practice, and that requires a full understanding of material behaviour and testing [...]

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 [...]

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