On Monday December 3rd, International Day for People with a Disability, Edward River in Moama NSW celebrated their All Ability Accessible Canoe Platform Launch. "Innovation and recycling from the Moama community have coalesced for a game-changing new facility that brings kayaking to people with limited mobility," explained the Riverine Herald in NSW. Installed back in July [...]
"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 [...]
Jacob Wells Environmental Education Centre (EEC) in Norwell Queensland were looking for a custom mobile serving trolley for their outdoor dining area. Replas custom made a narrow and tall table with castors that is perfect to be left outdoors and can be wheeled out of the way when not in use. The table perfectly compliments [...]
Like the Bowling Club, Invermay Recreation Reserve have implemented Replas recycled plastic seating, profiles, and signs. With the last installation nearly a year ago, the committee knew they had to stick to the 'high standard and pleasing to the eye' products from Replas. “It is only a matter of a phone call or email to [...]
Located within the City of Casey municipality, Cranbourne Bowling Club is supported with funding from the local council which allows them to invest in Replas recycled plastic products. "Long lasting products that set us up for the future," has explained Fritz Helle, one of the committee members. The recycled plastic products also, "reduces the amount [...]
After a student was injured by the old timber seating at Rowellyn Park Primary School, the administration knew the rotted, splitting timber needed to go! Replas Pro SR Engineering recently installed recycled plastic profiles for seating as a safe, long lasting alternative. Recycled plastic profiles from Replas can come in a range of colours, widths and [...]
Victoria University is now a proud owner of 30mm white, smooth cream, and off white plastic sheeting from Replas. The Footscray Campus will now have students enjoy a customised recycled plastic profiles to be utilised as seating. Replas sheeting can be sawed, routed, drilled and machined using standard equipment used for timber, and can be heat [...]
"We try to always keep in mind two important criteria when looking at procurement for our hostel. One, is the the product sustainable? Two, where is it manufactured? Replas fit the bill perfectly," explains Dean Grasselli, Manager at Railway Square YHA. "The Laguna deck chairs look great, feel solid and sturdy and will hopefully last [...]
Using recycled plastic profiles from Replas to make custom bench seating at Carina Bus Depot is exactly what Callan from CL Kitchens and Cabinetry did! A few other installations across Australia have used profiles as seating in wet areas like Aquatic Centres. In this case, it was Carina Bus Depot in Queensland used for clothes, [...]
Installations of signage and furniture are still standing and providing 13th Beach Golf Club golfers with quality benches and informative signs in Barwon Heads, Victoria. Using recycled plastic products from Replas ensures that these signs and furniture will stand the test of time. Durable products with low maintenance allows the staff at 13th Beach to [...]
Elgar Park, Box Hill, Victoria, is home to The Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway Society. The Society's founding members joined forces in 1981 to build and maintain a dual gauge (5 and 7¼ inch) Miniature Railway. The track now winds its way through a picturesque, landscaped area of the park. The locomotives operating on the Box [...]
Down in Launceston Tasmania, the Church Grammar Primary School is not shy to a Replas product! Surrounding both the primary and secondary school includes multitudes of Replas products. These products include settings, seats, benches, and grand stand seating made from profiles. Have their schools surrounded by Replas products means the future of the school will [...]
As Cairns continues to grow, a suburb called Smithfield has installed Replas products to introduce in their new estates. A 8.0m Swale Bridge was installed by Replas Pro LD Total Landscapes. This structure is made from composite fibre as the base and Replas profiles for the kick rails. The decking is Replas Enduroplank™, the long [...]
Banyule City Council in Victoria have been big supporters of Replas products, the future of sustainability, and the general recycling process in their area. The Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre has newly installed Replas profiles as seats with the help of Replas Pro, SR Engineering. Craig Body, a member of the Banyule community was more than pleased [...]
A number of years ago, Hutt City Council in Wellington New Zealand, installed Civic seats and Picnic settings alongside the junction of Hutt River and Wellington Harbour. These seats were gifted to the community by Replas NZ (Metal Art Ltd), the Civic Seat with 90x40 profiles and Civic Picnic Seating with 90x40 and 200x40 profiles. [...]
Paul and Lisa Margate have assembled and put into place their new, brown and black, 1.8 m free standing Premier Setting at their home in Lysterfield South. "We are particularly pleased that we were able to find an attractive outdoor setting that is made entirely from recycled plastic, therefore doing the environment a big favour [...]
If visiting Townsville, QLD., find time to walk or drive up Castle Hill for the view. Look out over the city below, the Ross River countryside in one direction, the sea and Magnetic island in the other. Castle Hill is particularly popular in the evening, as dusk settles, the sun sets and the city lights [...]
It was a dull and drizzly day on Jackson Street and not one for al fresco dining. But that allowed us a close-up look at these Replas cafe tables in the historic Petone, New Zealand street. With Jackson’s Street’s popularity as a regional destination, these tables have seen a lot of lattes since their installation [...]
The Ecovillage at Currumbin is a sustainable community currently home to over 300 residents. Located in the Gold Coast hinterland of south-east Queensland seven minutes’ drive from beautiful Currumbin Beach, The Ecovillage has received numerous accolades including the International Real Estate Federation’s ‘World’s Best Development Award’ in 2008. The Ecovillage was in need of a [...]
Buyers of Replas profiles use them for all manner of different purposes, from furniture seat slats to garden edging. These recycled plastic profiles are durable, hard-wearing and low-maintenance products that shout out sustainability. Several years ago the Boroondara City Council, Victoria placed Replas profiles on the pathway side of a road barrier to protect cyclists [...]
Here’s another innovative application for recycled plastic products by Replas. Sections of solid black 90 mm x 90 mm profiles have been used to construct a replacement frame for launching rowing boats and other small craft. The benefits are clear. The grid provides purchase so boaties don’t slip on the ramp, the recycled plastic is [...]
Committed to recycling and making practical use of their packaging waste wherever possible, Coles supermarkets specify the use of recycled plastic wherever possible. Replas 90 x 40mm profiles are now used instead of timber for bumper rails, which protect walls and fittings from equipment in busy warehouse operations. The plastic doesn’t splinter or require regular [...]
Newly-constructed raised flower beds outside the Holland Park Library in Brisbane have been capped by 200 x 40mm recycled-plastic planks. The grey recycled plastic looks great in its contrast with the box walls and surrounding environment, and the material’s clean texture invites use as casual seating for people passing by and/or using the library building. [...]
In the northern inner suburbs of Melbourne, Replas has provided the solution to a tripping hazard caused by exposed tree roots. In the vicinity of the trees concerned, Moreland City Council constructed elevated pathways using a composite fibre substructure and recycled plastic Enduroplank™ decking. At each end of sections raised over the roots is a [...]
Wheelers Hill Primary School recently contacted Replas to see how they could help with their faded and rotting timber seats. Replas not wanting to shy away from a challenge found the perfect solution-65mm x 95mm profiles that have been a fantastic addition to the school playground. The installation of the slats was both remarkably quick [...]
Dubbo City Council recently upgraded their park furniture alongside the Macquarie River, which runs through the city. As well as installing a brand new recycled plastic picnic setting, our 40mm x 90mm x 1800mm green profiles have been used to refurbish an existing setting, at a considerable saving. All good for Dubbo, a thriving regional [...]
This satellite picture shows a walking track throughout the Sydney Harbour National Park located on the north side of the Sydney Harbour. The black lines mark the recycled-plastic profiles which support the grating. The walking track is approximately 2km long and is popular with residents and visitors of Manly. Replas was chosen due to its [...]
Having stood for the seat in Hutt South for a seventh time, New Zealand MP Trevor Mallard is expected to hold the seat once the final votes are in. Despite 3900 special votes still needing to be counted before he can declare victory Trevor couldn't wipe the smile off his face when he took some [...]
If you're sick and tired of constantly painting, there's a viable solution available for you. Can't afford to replace? Refurbish. Refurbishment has worked successfully at the Mount Annan Botanical Gardens. Timber slats were replaced by 40mm x 40mm recycled-plastic profiles in this seat. Say goodbye to repeated maintenance, make a change and utilise your time [...]
When the playground equipment at Korokoro School in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, fell into disrepair, the Board of Trustees needed a solution that wouldn't mean years of fundraising. Metal Art—the New Zealand distributor for Replas—came to the rescue with a refurbishment that included using recycled-plastic components to replace split and rotting timber. 'Over the course [...]
Players at Cronulla Golf Club, a popular course en route to Kurnell, are consistently impressed by the high quality recycled-plastic products at the club, provided by Replas. The 18 hole course includes many a Kimberly Seat for players to rest and litter bins to ensure the cleanliness of the peaceful club. Both offer an ergonomic [...]
In 2009 Clarence City Council, in Tasmania, chose Enduroplank™ decking to create a spectacular boardwalk at Kangaroo Bay in Bellerive. Five years on, the walkway which looks out over the Marina onto Hobart’s picturesque Eastern Shore still looks amazing. Replas large profiles provided the perfect long lasting solution for wharf fenders. The council capped them [...]
Like a lot of beautiful celebrities, the Mt Annan Botanic Gardens needed a little bit of cosmetic work done to compliment its natural beauty. Located in Narrellan, just south west of Sydney, NSW, the gardens have been a favourite for many weddings, educational tours and horticultural research. The 416 hectare garden provides Sydney with one [...]
Albuera Street Primary School in Hobart were so happy with the Replas posts that line their entrance they recently contacted us to order some more. The recycled-plastic posts create an elegant yet extremely simple barrier that will stand the test of time.
Replas products are perfect when you need a tailor made solution. Realising this, Moreland City Council, in Victoria, commissioned Replas to create a range of custom seating which included a variety of benches, a large day lounge and a structure to house the pool cover. This fun design is not only unique, but also perfect [...]
Not only is Coles committed to helping Australia collect its soft plastic waste for recycling, but they also realise that to fully support the program they need to the products that are made from this material. This clever use of Replas profiles has created the perfect trolley bay which is sturdy enough to handle the [...]
As the oldest club in Victoria to have continually occupied the same site, Hobsons Bay Yacht Club has a lot to be proud of. Recently the club chose to use Replas profiles to continue the revitalisation of their facilities. On the nearby Ferguson Street Pier, Hobsons Bay City Council installed the same recycled-plastic large profiles [...]
SEAMEC maritime training centre at Lakes Entrance, in Victoria, had a training vessel that was badly in need of repair. A wooden strip on the side of the boat had deteriorated over time. To replace it with wood again was not only expensive, but the expected service life would be five to seven years. The [...]
Campbelltown Council, in NSW, created stadium seating at an oval in Ruse using recycled-plastic profiles. The seats replace old damaged bucket seats and the council is very pleased with the result as very little maintenance will be required.
Wobby Beach, on the Hawkesbury River in NSW, is an area only accessible by water. One clever homeowner has used Replas large profiles as wharf fenders to prevent damage to boats tied up the jetty. Recycled plastic is perfect for this application as it will not rot, or crack and is resistant to microorganisms.
Replas black profiles were used as a kick rail, providing an contemporary finish to a raised walkway on a beach access path at Warana on the Sunshine Coast Queensland.
The Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife Service are evaluating the performance of a brown Replas Plank sign at the Arid Zone Research Institute. Recycled plastic products are used in many territory park areas and after three years testing the sign has shown it can cope well with the extremes of Central Australia, looking as good [...]
The Centre for Appropriate Technology campus in Alice Springs is a not for profit organisation providing skills training for indigenous people. The Centre has incorporated Replas recycled materials in a number of skills teaching projects. Replas profiles have been used in seating located around the campus grounds.
The stunning new 710 metre elevated walkway on Magnetic Island in Far North Queensland was installed by Hutchinsons Builders. It is constructed from a combination of recycled-plastic Enduroplank decking and Replas profiles. Not only is the walkway a unique and robust structure, but the plastic contained in the materials was sourced from waste plastic collected [...]
The possible uses for Replas products never ends. The clever people at Transtyle Trailers have used recycled-plastic profiles to build a boat trailer. This is a perfect material for boats as it is resistant to moisture and microorganisms.
As timber garden edging rots against the soil, particularly in the harsh Queensland climate, recycled plastic offers a real alternative. Townsville City Council chose Replas profiles to provide an easy care, low-maintenance solution that will far outlast timber.
A combination of green, grey, and blue Replas profiles were used to create complementary settings, seats and fencing at Pioneer Park, Labrador, in Queensland. The colour combination adds a vibrant touch to this Gold Coast park and will offer a low-maintenance and long-lasting solution.
Glamorgan Spring Bay Council installed Tasmania’s first beach access pathway using long-lasting Enduroplank™ decking combined with Replas profiles for the substructure. The new pathway will not corrode or deteriorate in this exposed situation and will provide a lasting addition to the beach which is one of Tasmania’s most easily accessible beaches on the beautiful East [...]
Launceston Church Grammar in Tasmania recently upgraded seating through their grounds. Faulkner Building installed a selection of Kookaburra and Premier benches and settings. They also used recycled-plastic profiles to replace old timber tiered-grandstand seating.
What do athletes and recycled-plastic have in common? When subject to wet or muddy conditions, a quick shower has them both looking good as new. Launceston Church Grammar in Tasmania commissioned ARTAS architects to design a new fit out for the change rooms of the school’s sports complex. Having previously worked with Replas products, they [...]