Dryen Australia makes workplace more eco-friendly

‘We are pleased with the final product and also the service provided and would recommend Replas for any other company thinking of doing an outdoor area.’ Sue Mckay, Product Development, Dryen Australia. Dryen Australia Pty Ltd, a Victorian textile company, chose to install three Premier settings and three Kimberley ergonomic seats in an outdoor area [...]

A passionate community

The community of Onslow in The Shire of Ashburton, WA, has worked for the past three years to create a community garden. The vision for the garden was that it would be a holistic environment that supports healthy active lifestyles. Replas seating was chosen as the community agreed it would complement the ideals and features [...]

Sitting room at Sea Lake

Buloke Shire Council, in North-West Victoria, recently purchased some recycled-plastic benches and seats to replace old, weathered seating in Apex Park at Sea Lake. The council chose Replas products because they wanted to support a locally made product and they believe recycled plastic offers a good alternative to the traditional wooden and steel structures currently [...]

School can’t get enough of Replas

Highvale Primary School in Victoria just can’t get enough of Replas’ products. Six months ago, when the school’s outdoor furniture needed replacing, Principal Steve Richards decided our recycled plastic benches would provide the perfect solution.‘We installed the benches near some wooden fencing, and it made the fencing look really bad! Now, we are looking at [...]

Bringing the Outdoors In

Sandringham College’s Senior Campus canteen area has recently been transformed into an airy outdoor room, where students can study and socialise. The existing space already housed some tired and worn timber picnic settings, however the Victorian school is now replacing with Replas Flinders settings. ‘We chose Replas because of the environmentally sustainable nature of their [...]

Replas enhances ambience

The team at Western Australia’s Augusta-Margaret River Shire have been gradually replacing the tired timber settings in the beautiful Blackwood River with Replas’ outdoor furniture. Pictured here is a comfortable, in-ground Kimberly seat, a neat Premier setting and, in the background, some visiting dolphins.

Taking time out

The students at South Australia’s Hamley Bridge Primary School are enjoying their new Flinders settings, recently installed in a shady spot in the playground. According to Principal Margaret Streathfield, ‘the recycled plastic settings are well used during recess and lunch – and the teachers have talked about them during learning time’.

Don’t just sit there!

A group of students from St Brigid’s School in Healesville, Victoria, are helping save the Mountain Pygmy Possum by recycling their plastics to make outdoor furniture. The habitat of the Pygmy Possum is threated by global warming, so Healesville Sanctuary has developed a program to help students make a difference to climate change by taking [...]

Replace it with Replas

This expression has become the Replas motto, when we recommend products from our range to replace rotten and damaged timber signage, outdoor furniture, traffic control products and decking. Pictured here is the recently refurbished boardwalk at the beautiful Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve in the Northern Territory. The existing wooden structure had become unsafe due to [...]

Exclusively yours…

When Whitehorse City Council’s Parks Planning Facilitator, Dion Scott, recently upgraded the park at Redland Drive Reserve, he chose to use only Replas recycled‐plastic products in the design. ‘We chose Kimberly seats, picnic settings, and chain‐linked bollards,’ he commented at the completion of the job, ‘and we’re really happy with the result’.

Sir Donald Bradman

The Cricket ground at Petersham, a suburb of Sydney, was the scene of Sir Donald Bradman’s original ‘First Class’ cricket century. So when the Marrickville Council decided to refurbish the benches on the ground, it was trusted that they would want a product that enhanced the historic significance of the area. These images show that [...]

Plotting the next move

Students at Adelaide’s Junior School of Rostrevor College love their new custom-made, recycled-plastic outdoor table, complete with two chess boards. The table has been installed in a shady corner of the grounds, so that each recess and lunch students can enjoy the fresh air, whilst indulging in some fun and mind-challenging chess games.

Designer Replas

These chic benches were recently installed at Sydney University in New South Wales. The designer crafted a series of stylish and comfortable benches by working with recycled-plastic profiles of different widths and sizes, creating a unique look which compliments the adjacent modern buildings.

Wooden seating gets the chop

More and more venues are choosing recycled plastic materials to solve their seating needs. Not only is recycled plastic environmentally-friendly, it is also cost effective as it will not split, rot, or need painting. Replas’ Enduroplank™ timber finish planks were used to create simple bench seating at Sydney’s Olympic Park Woodchop Arena, replacing the existing [...]

The new ‘Slab’ setting

The Slab picnic setting takes its name from its vast proportions and large slat size. It's readily available in a standard 3 metre length, seating 12 people with ease, and can be custom made up to 8 metres long.

Great minds think alike

It’s great to see Project Coordinator, Milisa Price, and Purchasing Manager, Jack Huston, see eye to eye on the facility management at Bond University. The University has installed hundreds of Replas bollards and picnic settings around the campus. Milisa has been busy calculating how much landfill the university has prevented by using recycled-plastic materials, and [...]

For work or play, Replas furniture is the answer

Environmentally-savvy students at Hewett Primary School in South Australia are delighted that their school has invested in Replas’ outdoor furniture. The new table settings and benches have been installed in a shady area so the children can enjoy an open communal area, where they can gather to study or relax. By choosing recycled-plastic furniture for [...]

A garden of values

Craigieburn Primary School in Victoria has recently purchased some beautiful seats for their ‘Values Garden.’ The six new seats are brightly coloured, and student-friendly due to the rounded edges. Each seat displays one of the school’s six values, serving a constant reminder of the values of Craigieburn Primary, and are now enjoyed each recess and [...]

Bowling club steps into the future

The Karingal Bowling Club in Frankston, Victoria, has embarked on a major refurbishment of its seating facilities. Replas replaced the existing narrow bench seating between the two greens with wider 600mm benches, designed to seat bowlers on both sides. The club was so impressed with the new benches that it is now replacing all the greenside [...]

Take a look at our latest installations!

Cairns City Council, Queensland. The council has recently refurbished their viewing platforms and boardwalks at Devils Hole, Boulders. After Cyclone Larry left a trail of destruction through north Queensland last year, councils and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service used long lasting Enduroplank™ to replace the destroyed timber. Southern Grampians Shire Council, Victoria. The Shire [...]

No more splinters

Students from Sutton Town Primary School in Mount Gambier, South Australia, love their new edition to the playground. This Big Bench gives the students a great area where they can just hang out and enjoy their spare time, without worrying about splinters or termites.

The name says it all

Our new Pacesetter seat has just been released, and it is a real eye turner! The seats feature recycled plastic slats with powder coated metal arms and supports, and feet that turn inwards to eliminate any tripping hazards. The metal frame design is first class, with extra support and reinforcement for the plastic slats. By [...]

Taronga Park Zoo

In New South Wales, the Taronga Park Zoo operators recently decided to upgrade the arena used for giving demonstrations and lectures on wildlife. The decision was made to replace the rotting timber slats with Replas seat slats, and the results speak for themselves. The area is attractive and long-lasting, and visitors can use the seating [...]

EPA walks the talk

EPA Victoria's Centre for Environmental Sciences is located in the picturesque setting of Mont Park. The building is surrounded by extensive native parkland, and it was the EPA's intention to utilize the parklands to improve the work environment for their staff. By providing environmentally friendly outdoor furniture, EPA has encouraged staff to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine [...]

The extreme test

We are quite often asked about the use of recycled plastic under extreme temperatures found in many areas of Australia. Our furniture in particular has found its way into some of the most inhospitable situations, from central Australia to the snow country of the Australian Alps. Road authorities have been using our furniture in wayside stops [...]

Collingwood seat

Congratulations to Sam Pisano from Premier Cartridge Recycling, who was the successful bidder in the Auction for the Collingwood memorabilia seat. Only 50 recycled plastic seats have been made from the collected Victoria Park waste, and all the profits from these seats will be donated to the Naranga School in Frankston. Students from Naranga have [...]

Tasmania sets the pace

West Tamar Council in Tasmania is a huge supporter of recycled plastic products, purchasing various items from Replas, such as picnic settings and speed humps. These products are perfect for councils as they not only reduce waste and landfill, but they are also long-lasting and far more resistant to vandalism than their alternatives.

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