SunRice Team Tours The Replas Environmental Centre And Recycled Plastic Products

On Monday, September 2nd, the SunRice team came to the Replas Environmental Centre to tour the Replas facility and products. Dave Hansen, Global Head of Quality R&D, Lynette Ryan, Head of Sustainability and Andrew Condell, Head of Operations, took the tour with Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director, and Red Group Founder Elizabeth Kasell. On [...]

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 [...]

Premier Settings and Bollards Installed at Templestowe College, Victoria

Templestowe College have installed recycled plastic Free Standing Premier Settings and 125 mm bollards from Replas around their campus. The grey with black 3 supports Premier Setting design offers greater legroom for students. Unlike alternative outdoor furniture which may need constant maintenance, these recycled plastic tables and benches will not split, rot or crack and [...]

Furniture, Bollards and Profiles Fit In at Moira Shire Council in Victoria

"We will continue to use Replas furniture into the future as it is an easy to use product that is stylish and hard wearing - something councils love," said Allan Ralph, Leading Hand Operations at Moira Shire Council in Victoria. Moira Shire Council have recycled plastic products installed throughout the municipality including furniture, bollards and [...]

Recycled Plastic Products Become The Solution for Whyalla City Council in SA

"Australian made recycled plastic products are of a high quality that give the best value for money in many instances. More often than not, they are the most desired option for our outdoor furniture, bollard and wheel stop needs," said Project Manager: Landscape at Whyalla City Council in South Australia, Sam Bourne. Whyalla City Council [...]

Toowoomba Regional Council Continue Recycled Plastic Product Installation at Cooby Dam Wall

Toowoomba Regional Council have recently installed several Premier Settings and Kakadu Seats at the Cooby Dam Wall day use area. The recycled plastic furniture from Replas is in addition to the several hundred Brolga Bollards that have been installed over the past two years. Replas Premier Settings offer greater legroom thanks to the clever design [...]

Recycled Plastic Bollards Surround Historic Warwick Railway Station Honorary Park

Southern Downs Regional Council in South East Queensland built a new park outside the Warwick Railway station in honour of Billy Hughes (PM of Australia). Surrounding the park are recycled plastic 100 mm Bollards from Replas. The robust 100 mm bollards have a pyramid shaped top, a routed collar and four holes in the base [...]

Premier Benches Surround Kiewa Sandy Creek FNC at Tangambalanga Grounds in VIC

"Kiewa Sandy Creek Football and Netball Clubs have recently upgraded their facilities for spectators and players at the Tangambalanga grounds," said Julianne Edwards, Landscape Projects & Administration for Enviro Culture Services. Kiewa Sandy Creek Football and Netball Club is a family orientated club that takes pride in their upcoming junior players and the facilities they [...]

Enviro Culture Services Include Recycled Plastic Products At New Estate In NSW

"A brand new residential development in Thurgoona, NSW features Replas products for their low maintenance and good looks," said Julianne Edwards, Landscape Projects & Administration for Enviro Culture Services. Brooklyn Fields Estate is nestled amongst bush reserves and has a number or specially designed constructed wetlands weaving through the estate. "The Community Park area adjacent [...]

Parkdale Benches and 100mm Bollards Installed at Weeden Heights Primary School in VIC

Weeden Heights Primary School in Vermont Heights, Victoria is now home to Parkdale Benches and 100mm grey Bollards from Replas. The Replas bollards and furniture are the perfect fit for the primary school as recycled plastic products do not rot, split or crack - making it safe for students and staff. Parkdale Benches are a [...]

Victoria Street in Collingwood Showcases Custom Seating From Recycled Plastic Profiles

Yarra City Council have several installations of recycled plastic products throughout their municipality, including Victoria Street in Collingwood, VIC. Using 40 mm black rectangular profiles, Yarra City Council have created custom black benches and seats made from recycled plastic. Profiles from Replas can be made into a variety of products such as litter bins, seating, [...]

Big Bench and Flinders Settings Surround St. Matthews Catholic School in QLD

St. Matthews Catholic School in Logan City Council, QLD have installed Big Benches and Flinders Settings last year in their outdoor area. The students gather around the recycled plastic furniture during breaks, while it is also used as an outdoor learning area. Big Benches from Replas are a popular furniture piece for schools as it [...]

Diamond Valley Railway Continues Sustainable Journey With Kimberley Seating Installation

The Diamond Valley Railway in Eltham, VIC have been avid Replas product supporters, using recycled plastic profiles for their sleepers that hold the rails in place. When it came time to upgrade the seating around the railway, Sam Daly, President of Diamond Valley Railway, knew he wanted to continue using reliable and durable recycled plastic [...]

Westgrove Primary School Chooses Recycled Plastic Bollards For Foot Traffic Barriers

"When I first drew up the Landscape Plan, I realised that a few areas needed barriers to steer the foot traffic towards the centre of the walkway. I came across Replas, who supplied bollards, and was very impressed that they were made from recycled plastic and very affordable," explained Lynn Noye, Director at Mowtown Gardens. [...]

Settings And Seats Surround The Bull Paddock Sportsground In Snowy Valleys Council NSW

The Bull Paddock Sportsground received a grant from the NSW Stronger Country Communities Fund for essential upgrades to a few of their playing fields last February. Located in Snowy Valleys Council, The Bull Paddock is now home to recycled plastic furniture from Replas, Premier Settings and 1.8 m Kimberley Seats. The use of durable, long [...]

TerraCycle Competition Winners Install Replas Garden Products and Seating To Their Schools

"We had previously worked with Replas and had a great experience," explains Sarah Mouatt, Operations Manager at TerraCycle. "They were very knowledgeable and easy to work with. This combined with their great quality products meant that they were our first choice when choosing a manufacturer for our new project," continued Sarah. TerraCycle is an environmental [...]

Cawdor Primary School taking a hands-on approach

Cawdor Primary is a small school, close to Camden NSW, situated at the foot of Razorback. They were fortunate to be awarded a Landcare grant to restore habitat and create a native/bush tucker garden behind two classrooms. The students, (particularly the Enviro-power team) have been actively involved in creating this sustainable space. “Our teaching programs [...]

Renewal Plan in QLD Features Durable, Long Lasting Brown Bollards

Inverell Shire Council in Queensland is currently working through a 'town centre renewal plan' to enhance the town centre and make it more attractive to visitors. One small addition has been the installation of several 145 mm square brown bollards made from Replas recycled plastic material. These bollards were placed outside an electrical store to [...]

SA School Has Saved Almost 1 Million Pieces of Plastic Packaging from Landfill!

Over the years, Elizabeth Vale Primary School in South Australia have installed more than 8 different products from Replas, totalling to over 70 recycled plastic products! Elizabeth Vale PS is the first school in SA to replace all of their outdoor furniture with products made from recycled plastic. This school has truly 'walked the walk' [...]

Post and Rail Fencing at Beautiful Crescent Head Coastline

A product that will not split, rot, or crack from the sea water environment - Post and Rail fencing has been installed along the coastline at Crescent Head in NSW. Along both Korogora Street and Noongah Terrace, recycled plastic Post and Rail fencing has been used in-between the nature strip. The drop-in distance between the split [...]

Riverside Park Upgrades To Accommodate The Growing Visitors

Kempsey is on the Mid North Coast of NSW, the region is blessed with gorgeous, uncrowded beaches and spectacular wilderness such as Hat Head National Park. A legend of Australian country music, Slim Dusty, is honoured in Kempsey, less than five hours’ drive north of Sydney. Riverside Park is situated on the banks of the [...]

Dubbo City Council Getting Ready For ‘Park Run’ With Replas Bollards

Situated in the central west of New South Wales, Dubbo City Council is getting ready for Park Run activities across the community. Park Run is a growing activity in many councils throughout the nation. Councils like Dubbo have recognised that markers are required to inform participants of the start and finish lines. For markers Dubbo [...]

New ‘CLEAR’ Bollard Makes Debut at City of Casey Bunjil Place

The new 'CLEAR' bollard has made it's debut at the Bunjil Place in Narre Warren with the City of Casey. City of Casey have purchased two of these bollards to be used for their Waste Wise event last weekend at the head office. Over 500 kids were exposed to these products over the weekend, amongst [...]

Happy Member’s – Happy Life – New Replas Seats at the Invermay Bowling Club in Bendigo

"Our members are amazed with the appearance, love how the seats aesthetically tone in with the green surrounds, and the country feel of the club," says Ruth Nunn, Secretary at Invermay Bowling Club. Located in the regional area of Victoria, IBC is Bendigo have installed seven 3.6 m long seats. With Replas products being used [...]

Liverpool Welcomes Seats, Benches, Bollards, and More at Collimore Park

Collimore Park is more than just your average recreation park. Located in Liverpool, Sydney (south west) lies a large recreation park that includes netball courts, picnic areas, playground equipment and much more. This is a stand out park that has peak interest in both locals and visitors. The City of Liverpool installed unique products that [...]

Nossal High School visits Carrum Downs Showroom

On June 1st, Nossal High School students took a tour through our Carrum Downs showroom and educational tour through our 'Bag Cave' that explains all things recycled plastic and Replas. Ben McCulloch, a Replas Sales Consultant, took the students around and explained a bit of the background on Replas. While explaining, Ben gave the students [...]

Open Day at Replas

Replas held an Open Day at there showroom in Carrum Downs, where visitors had a tour of Replas products. Along with the process of production and what they can do to better this sustainable future. Peter Patterson, National Business Development Manager, was the tour guide for the day. The visitors also caught up on the latest [...]

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 [...]

Amenity furniture for the exposed airport environment

Many years ago Banana Shire Council, QLD. used a variety of recycled plastic products to landscape the entrance to Thangool Aerodrome. To house the airport’s main entrance sign, a garden bed was created using Replas Garden Panel, while 125 mm Replas bollards with high-visibility insert discs were installed on both sides of the entrance. Now, [...]

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. [...]

There’s nothing sheepish about Goulburn’s traffic control

Goulburn, NSW is two hours’ drive south of Sydney on the road to Canberra,  and famous for its Big Merino. The “Fine Wool Capital of the World” is also now home to a quantity of our recycled plastic 125 mm x 125 mm black bollards. The Goulburn Mulwaree Council has used them in Victoria Park  [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Step up to summer

Sarina Beach in Mackay, Queensland is set for summer with the addition of five new beach access staircases. Two of the accesses are brand new and three have replaced timber staircases that suffered damage from storms and king tides. Replas Diamond Club Member Matt Stokes from Plants Whitsunday and his team installed the staircases and [...]

Regional Authorities Sold on Recycled Plastic

During a recent client visit to Warren, NSW with sample trailer in tow, Replas product manager Bert Meyer made a presentation to Shire Council staff. Standing left to right with some of our recycled plastic products,  Economic Development Officer Sarah Derrett,  Project and Asset Engineer Dan Noble and Trainee Engineer Bryce Hammond. They were all [...]

Replas joins forces with world’s # 1 wood alternative decking

Have you been looking for a decking material that’s sustainable, long lasting and aesthetically pleasing? Our world-wide search led us to Trex®—the most preferred high performance decking in America. Both Replas and Trex® share a commitment to quality and hold similar green principles. We may be a world apart, but we’ve come together for one [...]

From trash to trailer

The new Replas trailer has hit the streets of Queensland. Pictured in Macksville, NSW, this brand new trailer is set to travel the length of Queensland. Stacked high with goodies made from the plastic waste collected throughout the community, this trailer is an environmentally-friendly solution on wheels. This mobile showroom is one of many located [...]

What’s on the table?

L-R The Hon Bruce Billson MP, Member for Dunkley, Peter Patterson, Replas National Sales Manager, Gary Spencer, Liberal endorsed candidate for Isaacs, Mrs Sophie Mirabella MP, Federal Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry and Science. A visit to the Replas Environmental Centre offers a first-hand look at how Replas recycles Australia’s plastic waste into a range [...]