Mid Coast Council Refurbished Boardwalk With Recycled Plastic Decking

Great Lakes Council, now known as the Mid Coast Council, has recently refurbished their 200m boardwalk in Forster, part of the Forster Tuncurry City. Using recycled plastic decking with Replas ensures a long lasting, durable product that will with stand the wet and harsh conditions in this environment. The boardwalk travels through a leafy marsh [...]

Pro Way Livestock Equipment Makes A Great Solution For Enduromesh

A fresh look at flooring solutions with Pro Way Livestock Equipment installing Replas Enduromesh to sheep, and wool handling stalls. Installed nearly three years ago in New South Wales, salesman Troy Brose says, “shearers find the Enduromesh softer to walk on all day, and it is as effective for herding sheep on as timber and [...]

Avoiding hazards out on the golf course

Golfers living in Sydney’s inner suburbs have a superb facility on their doorstep at Strathfield. The golf course there is centrally located and convenient for residents of Concord, Burwood, Canterbury and surrounding suburbs. Recently Strathfield Golf Club took a shipment of 100 mm x 100 mm recycled plastic bollards, which are being installed around drains, [...]

Replas to the Rescue

Adelaide Oval were redeveloping their members stand and needed to source 2000 custom made pickets, to match the size of their existing pickets. Not only were Replas able to tailor make the pickets to suit but the pickets were made from recycled polypropylene, instead of a blend which makes the plastic more resilient and also much easier [...]

Recycling Plastic: Turning an Environmental Blight into a Community Asset

Plastic, as we all know, lasts for an incredibly long time. A discarded plastic bag will float around in the ocean for hundreds of years, having an immeasurably negative effect on our fragile marine ecosystem.  Replas collects used plastic bags and other plastic waste that would otherwise have ended up in landfill or our precious [...]

Milton turns RED

The Hon Dr Steven Miles MP, Minister for the Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, visited Milton State School in Brisbane, Qld to unwrap a very special seat. The students have embraced the REDcycle program which allows consumers to recycle flexible plastic packaging through supermarkets. The seat [...]

RE-fit for schools

Flinders Christian Community College in Carrum Downs, Victoria, wanted to incorporate recycling into their curriculum. The students visited the Replas Environmental Centre gaining an insight into the recycling of soft plastics into products. Inspired, they set up their own school house based competition to deposit their own soft plastics from home. This was collected by the [...]

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, [...]

How can we help?

Goodman Fielder is Australasia's leading listed food company. Ronda Brookes and Bert Myer from the NSW office recently visited them to see how Replas could help with their recycling program. Replas is always looking at new waste streams. If you have a plastic stream that you feel would fit our system, please submit your details for consideration.

International Supermarket News report

Coles’ customers are now able to participate in a world-class recycling program which turns plastic products into recycled furniture for schools and kindergartens. In an Australian-first, Coles has partnered with the RED Group to develop the REDcycle Program, whereby Coles’ shoppers can hand their plastic bags and soft plastic packaging into dedicated bins in-store so [...]

Enduroplank™ ramps up

After seeing Enduroplank™ on a public launching ramp at Drummoyne, John Vitali from NSW, decided to replace the timber on the boat ramp outside his home with recycled-plastic decking. John installed the deck with the help of his brother-in-law and reports that they found the product quick and easy to install. John no longer has [...]

Your waste at work

Repeat Plastics Australia has recently invested in new equipment and specialised handling procedures to ensure more kerbside plastic waste collection. Items such as ice cream and yoghurt containers can now be collected, resulting in thousands of tonnes of extra plastic being diverted from landfill. By purchasing products made from recycled plastic, councils are demonstrating that [...]

Ritchies closing the loop

It's official: Ritchies stores are creating history by incorporating their plastic shopping bags and plastic waste into a resourceful range of Replas products! This unique ‘closed loop’ approach was made possible by the support of Amcor and Corporate Recycling, who are working together to ensure that all plastic waste collected is recycled and diverted from [...]

Councils Get Close To Recycled Plastic Range

The spider trailer has been out and about during March/April. Many council workers now have a better understanding about recycled plastic products. Recycled plastic products meet sustainability criteria in that they are environmentally sound, reduce the use of timber resources and reduce material going to landfill. With a large range on offer and the long [...]