NT Park and Recreation Facilities Upgraded With Recycled Plastic Furniture and Bollards

"All of the towns now have Bollards in place to protect drivers and park and recreation facilities, while Barunga has also invested in Parkdale Benches for Culture Park in the centre of town and outside the council building," said Prudence Long, Communication Coordinator for Roper Gulf Regional Council in Katherine, Northern Territory. The new installation [...]

By |2019-02-05T04:56:23+00:00January 31st, 2019|Blogs|Comments Off on NT Park and Recreation Facilities Upgraded With Recycled Plastic Furniture and Bollards

Recycled Plastic Plank Signs Are Scattered Across Cairns Regional Council

Cairns Regional Council have started replacing all of their Park Signage throughout the area with Replas Plank Signs over the last couple of years. The termite resistant recycled plastic products make it the perfect fit for Northern Queensland. Replas signs are extremely hard wearing with a high resistance to graffiti, offering an economic and ethical alternative [...]

By |2018-12-17T22:39:00+00:00December 17th, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Recycled Plastic Plank Signs Are Scattered Across Cairns Regional Council

Christchurch City Council Installs Custom Table Settings On The Peninsula

"We are really happy with the peninsula table settings we have recently put in. They look really good and the colour works really well with the environment around them," says Marcy McCallum, Parks Project Manager for Christchurch City Council in New Zealand. Using Replas recycled plastic profiles, Marcy and her team have created table setting [...]

By |2018-12-06T03:16:01+00:00November 29th, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Christchurch City Council Installs Custom Table Settings On The Peninsula

Recycled Plastic Products Surround Jells Park Reserve in VIC

"Jells Park has many barbecue and picnic areas. Relax under the shade of the Pines, enjoy the lake views at the Elms, or watch the children enjoying the playground at Stringybark or Yabbie Hill. Please remember to take home all your rubbish for sorting and recycling." Avid recyclers, Dandenong Valley Parklands have installed trackmarker and [...]

By |2018-08-14T01:29:15+00:00August 14th, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Recycled Plastic Products Surround Jells Park Reserve in VIC

Exclusive Residential Estate Continues To Install Replas Bollards

Coomera Waters is an exclusive residential community on the banks of the Coomera River in Queensland. Coomera Waters Management have previous installations with recycled plastic products from Replas, which they have installed again using flat top and Brolga bollards with plaques for their parks, car parks, and more around the area. Nicky Campbell from Coomera [...]

By |2018-08-03T05:30:52+00:00July 31st, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Exclusive Residential Estate Continues To Install Replas Bollards

Tennis Club Replaced Old Timber With Recycled Plastic Products

At the local Hallam Tennis Club in Hallam, Victoria, Replas Pro SR Engineering have installed green Kimberley in ground seats. Like all of Replas recycled plastic furniture pieces, the Kimberley in ground seat will not split, splinter, or crack like the alternative timber seating - making it an ideal option for parks, gardens, and in [...]

By |2018-07-11T23:39:12+00:00July 11th, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Tennis Club Replaced Old Timber With Recycled Plastic Products

Bollards and Wheel Stops Create Long Lasting Car Park at Serpentine Gorge

"The bollards and wheel stops were installed out at Serpentine Gorge, 100km west of Alice Springs on Namatjira Drive. The works was for the Parks and Wildlife Commission NT," explains Clint Thompson at Diggamen Civil in the Northern Territory. "They were upgrading an existing car park that had permapine (timber) posts, that had started to [...]

By |2018-07-03T00:19:38+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Bollards and Wheel Stops Create Long Lasting Car Park at Serpentine Gorge

Wilsons Promontory National Park Is Home to an Assortment of Replas Products

At the very popular camping grounds at Wilsons Prom lies Tidal River, offering nearly 500 camping and caravan sites situated near the beach and river. Along the river is an assortment of Trackmarker signs, bollards with water taps and drinking fountains, and other bollards made from recycled plastic from Replas. There is also a recycling program [...]

By |2018-04-12T05:16:41+00:00April 12th, 2018|Blogs|Comments Off on Wilsons Promontory National Park Is Home to an Assortment of Replas Products

Bankstown Council Installs Replas Fence Barricade at Deep Water Park

Deep Water Park is part of Bankstown Council, located in the South Western part of Sydney CBD. Bankstown Council has installed a fence barricade made from Replas bollards, along both sides of the road to prevent cars from entering the grass area. The fence lines comprises of 100mm x 100mm bollard - with a 50mm [...]

By |2017-11-27T00:34:45+00:00November 27th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Bankstown Council Installs Replas Fence Barricade at Deep Water Park

Take A Seat – Two Premier Seats Installed in Bass Coast Council Wonthaggi by TS Constructions

Following the successful installation of two Premier seats in Wonthaggi, Victoria, Bass Coast Council has selected Replas products to replace a significant amount of furniture in parks and public spaces. Challenging conditions caused timber seating to rot, “[we had] treated pine timber, but Replas is a more aesthetically pleasing and comfortable product,” explained Tony Dibianco, [...]

By |2017-08-30T23:23:09+00:00August 30th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Take A Seat – Two Premier Seats Installed in Bass Coast Council Wonthaggi by TS Constructions

Green Pavlova 2017 Kicks Off

The New Zealand Recreation Association Green Pavlova 2017 has kicked off yesterday at the iconic Westpac Stadium in Wellington, NZ. This event is New Zealand’s flagship Parks and Open Spaces conference, “the event promotes and encourages best practice by presenting and showcasing developments from within and outside the industry.” Associate Conservation Minister Scott Simpson opened [...]

By |2017-05-17T23:22:23+00:00May 17th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Green Pavlova 2017 Kicks Off

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 [...]

By |2017-05-11T01:56:44+00:00May 11th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Rye Probus Club in Victoria learns the importance of Replas and how they can make a difference

Enhancing one of Adelaide’s greenest suburbs

When Burnside Council, SA needed to replace an old steel barrier around a local park on busy Magill Road, they chose recycled plastic 125 mm x 125 mm bollards by Replas. Burnside is a leafy eastern suburb of Adelaide with over 2.5 km2  of parks and reserves. Council staff are very happy with the finished [...]

By |2016-07-19T05:04:26+00:00June 6th, 2016|Blogs|Comments Off on Enhancing one of Adelaide’s greenest suburbs

Adelaide’s Denis Morrissey Park a Hit with Local Dogs

With installation of a Dog Agility Track using components made from recycled plastic, Denis Morrissey Dog Park in Adelaide has grown in public popularity.  Dog owners and their pets coming to play and train have added a new dimension to the multi-purpose park, and are keeping it busy all day. The dog park offers a [...]

By |2016-07-22T14:29:46+00:00December 18th, 2015|Blogs|Comments Off on Adelaide’s Denis Morrissey Park a Hit with Local Dogs

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 [...]

By |2016-07-23T12:06:45+00:00November 10th, 2015|Blogs|Comments Off on Giving Speedsters the Hump in Maitland Park

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 [...]

By |2016-10-20T02:20:15+00:00October 27th, 2015|Blogs|Comments Off on Using Replas Profiles to Help the Garden Grow

Turning an environmental corner

Banana Shire Council recently completed an amazingly unique maze located at Melton Park in Biloela. The project was completed by the council in conjunction with an investment from QCG, both of which are committed to the parks improvement strategy. The partnership has helped Banana Shire Council reach its goal and improve the facilities for the [...]

By |2016-07-26T10:43:12+00:00December 10th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Turning an environmental corner

Pickets are picture perfect

A total of 4200 recycled-plastic pickets were recently installed at Wood Park oval in Ingleburn. Campbelltown City Council needed to replace the existing timber pickets with a product that wouldn’t rot or require constant maintenance. Alan Moss, Councils parks and open space manager, said that he was very happy with the final result. Now the [...]

By |2016-07-26T12:16:48+00:00October 30th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Pickets are picture perfect

Off-leash areas are for people as much as they’re for canines

Off-leash dog parks aren't just for the benefit of our beloved dogs, they create a meeting ground for social interaction within a community. Logan City Council has realised this, installing Replas' Dog Agility equipment in their Federation Park, Bethania. If you're located near Logan City, QLD, this park is a perfect spot with shady tree [...]

By |2015-05-15T04:03:08+00:00September 15th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Off-leash areas are for people as much as they’re for canines

A long-lasting ethical alternative

The new Brolga Bollard is particularly at home in coastal or wetland areas. This is perfect for the Queensland area, who are currently replacing many timber bollards and upgrading their parks. The Brolga Bollard is made to last, providing you with a reassurance that they won't rot or need painting as they're extraordinarily low-maintenance. What [...]

By |2016-07-26T12:47:21+00:00September 12th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on A long-lasting ethical alternative

Kraft Foods commitment to a sustainable future

Kraft Foods recently donated some much needed Replas furniture to Westgate Park. Westgate Park is located under the iconic Westgate Bridge when entering into Melbourne, Victoria. The industry-led REDcycle initiative has provided benches and settings for park visitors to rest and enjoy the beautiful Melbourne environment. Kraft food is taking responsibility for recycling plastic packaging, [...]

By |2015-05-12T07:34:40+00:00September 10th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Kraft Foods commitment to a sustainable future

Elvis isn’t the only icon in Parkes

Each year the population of Parkes, NSW, soars to celebrate music and the legend Elvis Presley's birthday. 21 years later the festival continues to live on and shine, as do the Replas' products around the area. Recycled-plastic bollards and signage in parks continue to draw visitors eyes each year amongst all the festivities.

By |2016-07-26T12:49:23+00:00August 29th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Elvis isn’t the only icon in Parkes

Teaching all dogs new tricks

Dog agility is one of the fastest growing dog sports and a terrific way to train and entertain your favourite furry friend. On the banks of the Lachlan River in Cowra, famous for the Japanese prison camp during World War 2, their lies a Replas dog agility track. Dog agility tracks produce well-trained, exercised dogs [...]

By |2016-07-26T12:50:31+00:00August 28th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Teaching all dogs new tricks

Under the sea is the place to be

Patterson River is a beautiful spot to sit, relax or engage in fishing or boating activities. Parks Victoria have had several of Replas' custom made Beachcombers installed, which truly capture the local passion of all things underwater. These benches are made of durable recycled-plastic. Paired with a creative fish design, this makes them particularly fitting [...]

By |2015-06-15T02:20:35+00:00June 26th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Under the sea is the place to be

Wheel stops come to life

Located in the heart of Brisbane, Replas’ wheel stops not only assist in safe parking but also protect gardens, property, and local wildlife. They are a tough and light-weight alternative to concrete stops, and can be routed with text to make them exclusive to your company or organisation. Replas’ wheel stops come in a variety [...]

By |2015-06-15T02:36:01+00:00June 23rd, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Wheel stops come to life

Black swan is flying strong with Replas recycling

Dunedoo, otherwise known as 'the place of the black swan', is a fitting spot for a charming stopover on the way to Country NSW towns. Warrumbungle Council has bought Replas' signage to the unique town of Dunedoo. Theresa Lane Park now has a clearly labelled, resilient recycled-plastic sign to fit its outdoor needs.

By |2015-06-15T03:51:30+00:00June 17th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Black swan is flying strong with Replas recycling

Creating legacies

Strathbogie Shire Council, Victoria, understand the costs involved in continuous maintenance of assets in their public spaces. By choosing products that require minimal maintenance, taxpayer budgets can be directed at further extending and improving their public spaces rather than simply maintaining existing assets. Bollards, seats, picnic settings, and tree guards are just a few of [...]

By |2016-07-29T09:47:01+00:00June 17th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Creating legacies

Going green at Hemmant

Brisbane City Council has used Replas' Marion Bollards to protect the boundary of their new local park. The park, located at Hemmant in Brisbane, features 112 low maintenance recycled-plastic bollards which deter vehicle and pedestrian access. Replas' bollards are extremely versatile, available in a range of sizes and will not split, crack, rot or need [...]

By |2015-06-15T04:05:15+00:00June 16th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Going green at Hemmant

Freedom lives on for canines at Pioneer Park

Pioneer park in Leichhardt is enjoyed by canine lovers whom are able to take their pets off their leashes in certain parts. The park features a bollard signage post which has clearly stipulated the rules in relation to canines for many years, making it possible for this to continue. Replas' signage is resistant to termites [...]

By |2015-06-15T04:21:59+00:00June 13th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Freedom lives on for canines at Pioneer Park

Saints give our bollards their blessing

Frankston City Council has installed an extensive post and rail fence at Belvedere Park in Seaford, Victoria, which is home to the $10 million training facility of the St Kilda AFL footy team. The oval is visited each week by hundreds of people and the combination of 150 mm round bollards and galvanised pipe railing [...]

By |2015-06-16T05:15:18+00:00June 11th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Saints give our bollards their blessing

Swan Hill dives into the ‘Pull Through effect’

Swan Hill Rural Council, in Victoria, recognises that to fully support recycling they needed to commit to purchasing the products made from plastic waste collected in their area. Several recycled-plastic seats now take pride of place at the picturesque and historic Lake Boga, each bearing a variety of artwork depicting the many activities that can [...]

By |2016-07-29T10:18:39+00:00May 28th, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Swan Hill dives into the ‘Pull Through effect’

All Nations Park – 10 years on

Around 10 years ago, the City of Darebin rejuvenated the All Nations Park in Northcote, Victoria. Within this park, you will find many Replas recycled-plastic products, all still as sturdy and strong as the day they were installed. Swale bridges, bollard fences, Track Marker signs and a multitude of furniture can all be found within [...]

By |2015-07-20T07:01:12+00:00November 12th, 2013|Blogs|Comments Off on All Nations Park – 10 years on

Grantham rebuilds

Grantham, a little town in the Lockyer Valley west of Brisbane, was devastated by the Queensland floods in 2011. As part of the rebuilding process they have constructed two beautiful parks—Bugler Park and McGarva Park. The Lockyer Valley Council chose Replas recycled-plastic signs for the project because of the low maintenance and durability. This will [...]

By |2016-07-31T09:24:19+00:00July 22nd, 2013|Blogs|Comments Off on Grantham rebuilds

The wonder of recycled plastic

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland has a unique landscape featuring one of the most extensive geothermal systems in New Zealand. However, this harsh environment takes its toll on timber sign posts, fences and boardwalks. The park is currently trialing a Replas 100 mm bollard in an area that is off limits to the public due to its [...]

By |2015-08-06T06:45:07+00:00April 22nd, 2013|Blogs|Comments Off on The wonder of recycled plastic

Four ways to get fit

The City of Melbourne installed four Fitness Trails® exercise stations at Princes Park, Parkville. The four clusters of self-guided equipment feature high-quality graphic instructions which allow for use with, or without, supervision. According to Stuart Nicoll, Project Manager, Melbourne City Council, they were pleased that the signage could be, ‘adapted and reproduced to suit Council's [...]

By |2015-08-07T02:18:34+00:00November 14th, 2012|Blogs|Comments Off on Four ways to get fit

We’ve got the edge

Stockland North Shore is a new residential development 12 kilometres north of Townsville CBD. Landscapers, JMAC, chose to use 40x90 recycled-plastic profiles from Replas to create an elegant finish to local parklands. Jason Zimmer, Project Manager with JMAC said, the main issue the profiles addressed was that the, ‘Edging doesn’t break down,’ comparing it with [...]

By |2015-08-10T00:21:02+00:00July 19th, 2012|Blogs|Comments Off on We’ve got the edge

Lilydale Lake

Lilydale Lake, in Victoria, now features an excellent outdoor exercise facility in this scenic location. Rod Woolley, Play Space and Assets Supervisor, Yarra Ranges Council, said the council has a commitment to the environment and this was a major factor in choosing to install Fitness Trails® stations at six different locations throughout the park and [...]

By |2015-08-10T01:13:50+00:00April 18th, 2012|Blogs|Comments Off on Lilydale Lake

Signed Up for a Sustainable Future!

Boroondara Council has been using Replas products for several years as they are happy with the product in terms of quality and longevity. When it came to replacing some timber signs that were in dire need of a refresh Chris Hui, Sustainable Transport Officer at the City of Boroondara, says they chose recycled plastic because, [...]

By |2015-08-10T04:10:33+00:00June 17th, 2011|Blogs|Comments Off on Signed Up for a Sustainable Future!

Clever move by NZ council

New Zealand Replas distributor Metal Art has worked with Hutt City Council on many projects over the past few years with great success. When new picnic settings were needed at Avalon Park and the Alicetown Community Centre reserve, Metal Art worked in conjunction with the council to come up with a solution. The addition of [...]

By |2016-10-20T02:20:25+00:00April 17th, 2011|Blogs|Comments Off on Clever move by NZ council

‘Royal’ approval for Enduroplank™

When the timber decking at the lookout at Royal Park in Tasmania needed replacing, Launceston City Council wanted to find a more sustainable solution. The forward thinking Parks team decided recycled plastic was the answer. The longevity of Enduroplank™ will ensure that the decking looks as stunning as the views of the beautiful Tamar River [...]

By |2015-08-13T01:25:36+00:00January 16th, 2011|Blogs|Comments Off on ‘Royal’ approval for Enduroplank™

Blue bollards make a splash

Townsville Council, Queensland, recently decided to install a row of blue bollards in Blue Water Park. This vibrant colour is now available across much of our recycled plastic range, injecting a splash of colour to the location. In addition to the benefits of recycled plastic, grass maintenance has become a simpler task as the cord [...]

By |2015-08-11T04:48:39+00:00March 16th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Blue bollards make a splash

Large plank signs the go

Replas has now introduced the large Plank sign into its range. This 400mm x 40mm recycled plastic sign consists simply of a single plank positioned between two posts. The planks won’t rot or split, and the routed text is far more visible in bright conditions than painted or printed text due to the shadowed effect [...]

By |2015-08-11T05:28:16+00:00February 17th, 2008|Blogs|Comments Off on Large plank signs the go

Solution for four wheel drivers

The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service decided to trial the use of Replas Enduroplank™ material on a section of Bribie Island, popular with four wheel drivers but continually damaged by erosion. The track was built by laying bearers on the sand and attaching the Enduroplanks™ upside-down. This gives enormous traction to vehicles, allowing them to [...]

By |2015-08-13T02:23:05+00:00February 15th, 2006|Blogs|Comments Off on Solution for four wheel drivers

Recycling Brilliance! 2 New Products

Repeat Products have great privilege in introducing their new 2005 executive “Daintree Seat”. Many of you will see the resemblance that this seat has with the Kimberley but the Daintree seat is much more suited to a mall type application as its stylish looks allows it to be more than a park type application. The [...]

By |2016-10-20T02:20:31+00:00February 16th, 2005|Blogs|Comments Off on Recycling Brilliance! 2 New Products