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 [...]

Hon Scott Morrison PM Shares Importance Of Turning Waste Into Asphalt, Recycled Plastic Benches and More

On the 3rd of August, Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited the Downer site to discuss the recycling of plastics into asphalt for roads. In his statement, Scott Morrison explained the importance of turning waste into asphalt, plastic benches or energy. Find the full transcript here: https://www.pm.gov.au/media/doorstop-downer-rosehill-processing-facility   "For every 10,000 ton of materials that we [...]

Recycled Plastic Kimberley Seats Surround Bannockburn Recreation Centre in Golden Plains Shire Council

Golden Plains Shire Council have implemented recycled plastic seating at Bannockburn Recreation Centre in Bannockburn, Victoria. The 3.6 metre Kimberley Seat from Replas gives visitors a durable, long lasting seat made from recycled plastic. The Kimberley Seat features an ergonomic design with a smooth curved back for extra comfort - available in a sturdy in-ground [...]

Driving Safely in Style

Mercedes-Benz Berwick has been recognised as the highest ranking Mercedes-Benz dealership in Victoria for the fourth consecutive year. The company’s choice of Replas speed humps therefore came as no surprise, as quality and sustainability also rank highly at like-minded Replas. To ensure safe working practises at the dealership, service manager Grant McKeown wanted to place [...]

Did You Know?

While government is called upon to ban plastic shopping bags Victorian based recycling company Replas has found a better way to deal with the problem and they've recruited a new super hero to help spread the message. Captain Replas challenges 'super civilians' to take the tour at Replas Environmental Centre in Carrum Downs, VIC. For more information visit myrec.com.au to [...]

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. [...]

Attending KESAB Waste and Sustainability Expo 2015

It was a busy time for our South Australian representatives Jess and Jane when they participated in the Expo at Adelaide Entertainment Centre on 13th November 2015.  The trade exhibition aspect was a first for KESAB and a success for  exhibitors and delegation members alike. Replas sponsored the Awards function, at which the town of [...]

Celebrating World Environment Day in the Scenic Rim Region

World Environment Day celebrates all things that relate to living a more sustainable existence on our planet. What better way to do this than by demonstrating recycling at its best and talking to communities about the benefits of using Replas products manufactured from plastic waste. That’s what our Queensland staff did this year, when  they [...]

Asking the Experts about using Recycled Plastic

Recently on Network Ten’s The Project,  Replas was asked to comment on disposal of plastic waste and what the supermarkets and councils are doing with all theirs. Of late it seems there has been increased discussion in the Media about what’s happening with plastic waste in the community. Good to see Replas becoming known as an authority [...]

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 [...]

Santa’s sack is full of toys and ours are full of plastic

A combination of China's tough new regulations relating to the import of waste, and an encouraging trend where individuals and organisations want to recycle their plastic waste within Australia, means Replas is getting over a dozen enquiries each week to help with the disposal of plastic waste. We are now holding over 400 tons of [...]

Time for Change

The SIXAUS Changemakers Festival is a celebration of the great work happening in our community. It is a unique opportunity for businesses, governments, NGOs and social enterprise nationwide to come together to showcase the bold and creative ways they are driving social change. During the festival, the Replas Environmental Centre will open its doors. Take [...]

New Zealand First!

The CR New Zealand agent TRC has started to make inroads into the NZ market with many recycled seats, bollards and jetty planks being distributed to various councils on both the North and South Island. The unique part of this great story is the fact that TRC granulate NZ’s plastic waste in Auckland and ship [...]

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