Snowy Monaro Regional Council Donates Buddy Bench In Local School Competition

In 2018, Snowy Monaro Regional Council in New South Wales asked primary students in the Bombala and Delegate areas to produce artwork which would encourage the community to reduce waste and increase recycling. Students could either draw or paint a design that would help to spread the message of reduce, reuse and recycle. "The successful [...]

lululemon Visits The Replas Environmental Centre To Discuss Re-Fit Buy Back

On the 10th of September, lululemon came to the Replas Environmental Centre to discuss future plans of purchasing back recycled plastic products from their waste. Back in 2013, lululemon purchased a Daintree Seat to showcase out the front of their Chapel Street store. Now, lululemon is looking to expand their sustainability and create a home [...]

Hornsby Shire Council Community Recycling Centre Educates With Recycled Plastic Products

Hornsby Shire Council in New South Wales has taken educating into their own hands by having a recycled plastic CLEAR Bollard and Kingfisher seat from Replas at their Recycling Centre in Thornleigh. Located in the drop off area for soft plastics, this is an excellent initiative by the council that encourages people to ask questions [...]

Renmark Paringa Council CEO Shows Replas Installed Recycled Plastic Products Around Town

At the 2019 LGA Roads and Works Conference in South Australia, Replas Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, met with Tony Siviour, CEO of Renmark Paringa Council. Tony took Mark around the town to show him all of the recycled plastic products that have implemented in the councils district. "We're here at the Roads and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Custom Seating From Recycled Plastic Profiles Installed Alongside Lake Mulwala

Alongside Lake Mulwala and the main street of Yarrawonga are custom seats made from Replas recycled plastic profiles. Moira Shire Council have created a new, creative design to incorporate recycled plastic products through their municipality. Profiles from Replas comes in a range of colours, widths and lengths and are available in either rectangular or square. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Brolga Bollards Surround New Villa World Development In SEQ

'Augustus' is a new development by Villa World and is situated at Hervey Bay in the Fraser Coast Regional Council in South East Queensland. New Brolga Bollards from Replas have been used around the edge of the Bioretension basin. Named after the official bird emblem of Queensland, the Brolga Bollard is tall and slender with an [...]

Wallsend Public School

After deciding that their old and degraded wooden picnic tables needed replacing, Wallsend Public School saw the perfect chance to practice what they preach and install 6 new recycled plastic settings. They found purchasing Replas products a good opportunity to discuss with students about recycling and products that can be made from recycled material. “We [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Exersite™ Continues Popularity at East Point in City of Darwin

In the City of Darwin, "East Point Reserve is one of the largest reserves in the Darwin municipality boasting 200 hectares of green space and recreation spaces. We have been looking after the reserve since 1984 and aim to balance the ecological, cultural and historic values whilst providing recreational areas for everyone to enjoy." One [...]

Aboriginal Park Uses Recycled Plastic for Boomerang Playground in PTLALC

"Purfleet/Taree Local Aboriginal Land Council (PTLALC) acknowledges the traditional custodians of our boundaries. The Biripi, we pay our respects to elders past and present." PTLALC has installed a playground area in Purfleet NSW shaped like a boomerang out of Replas recycled plastic garden panels. Using recycled plastic garden panels is a great asset to the [...]

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 [...]

Gardenvale Primary School Takes A Tour Through The REC

Gardenvale Primary School has ventured down to Carrum Downs from Brighton East to tour the Replas Environmental Centre (REC). The large group of Grade 6 students went through one of the largest plastic recycling centres in the southern hemisphere, an innovative and interactive learning experience! While going down the tunnel into the 'Bag Cave' Gardenvale [...]

Dog Agility Installation at Shire of Yilgarn in Western Australia

“We like that it is a sustainable product made from recycled plastic. The material will not splinter which guarantees safe usage for dogs and their owners, making less liability issues for the Shire,” explains Jenny Gemund, Manager Community Services for Shire of Yilgarn. The new Dog Agility installation has received positive feedback from the community [...]

Crawford Square Includes Recycled Plastic Bollards From Replas in NSW

Recycled plastic bollards have been installed around the whole perimeter of Crawford Square in Casino, New South Wales. These bollards now enable the park to be completely secured, eliminating the risk of vehicles entering – either damaging or vandalizing the skate park/BMX track. The minimal maintenance and durability goes hand in hand with the contemporary [...]

Evans Heads Beach in NSW Filled With Recycled Plastic Products

The main beach in Evans Head, Casino NSW has recycled plastic products everywhere! “We have so much recycled plastic furniture in Evans Head because it can withstand the coastal climate,” said Shannon Wheeler, Junior Engineering Assistant for Richmond Valley Council. “The products don’t age or wither, we have seats, table settings, bike stands, Enduroplank™ viewing [...]

East Point Reserve in Northern Territory Install Replas Bollards

The battle between termites and timber is over at East Point Reserve in Darwin, NT with the new installation of recycled plastic bollards from Replas. The installers, T/V Vrahos Contractors, explains, “the installation of 900 bollards at East Point Reserve was particularly quite easy to install. They are light in weight and the four holes [...]

ACT Horse Riding Community Install Recycled Plastic Bollards

The department of parks and conservation have installed Replas 145 mm bollards in a large reserve for the horse riding community. These bollards were installed with signage that guides both horse riders and bike trail riders. The markers indicate crossing ahead, trail courtesy, and more. Recycled plastic products were used in this remote location because [...]

Golf Club Signs and Furniture Still Standing in Barwon Heads

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 [...]

Frankston Bowls making the move to recycled plastic products

Frankston Bowls Club in Victoria came back to Replas after the success with previously purchased furniture, decking, and signage. They wanted a unique custom seat to replicate the existing furniture. With this request, Replas has provided a Daintree seat with green supports and grey slats, sleak and modern while still keeping the look of the [...]

Circular Head RSL purchases Kingfisher seats to honor the four services on ANZAC day

Recently the Circular Head RSL Centenary Committee in Smithton Tasmania, purchased 2 Kingfisher seats in an unusual colour combo, black on black. They then had custom seat backs fabricated and designed by a local workshop, Pro Art Signs – Darren Gorringe, to capture an ANZAC remembrance them. These were installed on ANZAC day between the [...]

War on Waste explained, ‘The Guardian’ gives insight on Replas

Posted Monday, 22 May, 'The Guardian' has published the facts and information about the behind the scenes of Replas, REDcycle, and all things recyclable. In the article you learn how each corporation is doing their part, and what needs to be done. With loop holes in the plastic world, this article is a great way [...]

Woolworths Store Ferntree Gully Victoria installs Replas bench

Partnering with a national retailer to close the circle on plastic recycling is a proud accomplishment for the team at Replas. Woolworths already participates in the REDcycle Program, but now the supermarket chain is installing recycled-plastic seats to be used in stores all around the country. Each seat includes a plaque that states, ‘Take a [...]

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 [...]

Second Instalment of Dog Agility Equipment Lands in Sydney CBD

  The Cumberland Council (formally known as Auburn Council) situated just south of the busy CBD of Sydney, has incorporated the happiness of playing pups and Eco-friendly Replas Recycled Dog Agility Equipment. Being the second agility equipment installed in the city of Sydney, dog owners are able to give their dogs a multi-purpose park, making [...]

Old Timber, Old News; Brolga Bollards Take On Weyba

An installation to prevent 7,000kg of plastic waste from entering oceans, waterways, and landfill, has made its way to the Sunshine Coast Council in Weyba Downs, Queensland, who have recently replaced their old timber log fences with Replas Recycled Plastic Bollards. The beautiful Lake Weyba plays a major role within Southeast Queensland and is recognised [...]

A big day for an important recycled plastic partnership

Staff at the Replas Environmental Centre at Carrum Downs, Victoria were recently blessed with a visit by Liz Kasell from the Red Group and Kristy Green from Coles Supermarkets. The Red Group and Coles are special partners of Replas in the movement to recycle and reuse plastic packaging. Kristy was making her first visit to [...]

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 [...]

What a view!

Nowra, located in New South Wales, is home to beautiful views of the famous bridge, parks, rivers and creeks. Shoalhaven City Council decided to install viewing platforms and ramps to allow visitors and residents to make the most of the area. Consultation between the council and Replas Product Manager Bert Meyer resulted in the decision [...]

Learning our way to sustainability

Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative is a government program which helps schools benefit from demonstrating sustainability. The program gives students an opportunity to understand sustainability in a practical way, promoting minimising waste, saving energy, water and much more. AuSSI encourages schools to engage students in real-life learning, whilst improving schools resources and facilities. Pender's Grove Primary [...]

GHD Engineer Dean Ferguson hands in his expired hard hats to Jane Barrett to send to Replas for recycling.

One of the world’s leading engineering, architecture and environmental consulting companies, GHD, has ramped up an initiative to recycle expired hard hats from its work on site. ‘GHD recommends Replas recycled materials for client-based projects, so it is nice to know our helmets may have a “second life” being utilised on one of our jobs! [...]

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 [...]