Coles Horsham Install First Commercial Polyrok Kerb and Footpath in Australia

Coles Horsham in regional Victoria have become an Australia first for installing a kerb and footpath made using Polyrok from Replas. Polyrok concrete is the latest innovation from Replas, a sustainable alternative to mineral aggregate in concrete that finds a home for the most problematic waste stream, soft plastic. State of the art technology allows [...]

Willmore Contractors Partner With Coles, Replas, and More To Install First Polyrok Kerb and Footpath

“It was great to work with the product today and be part of an Australian first with all involved, ” said Pat Willmore of Willmore Contractors in Horsham, Victoria, where the first commercial installation of Polyrok was completed at the local Coles. Pat and his team were contracted by Horsham Concrete to bring this project [...]

Horsham Concrete And Team Install First Commercial Polyrok Kerb and Footpath at Coles in Horsham, VIC

"I will forever admire that piece of kerbing as I wander past with my shopping trolley, knowing we were part of creating a little bit of local history," said Pauline Schmidt, Director of Horsham Concrete in Horsham, Victoria, where the first commercial installation of Polyrok was completed at the local Coles. The Coles refresh includes [...]

SunRice Installs Recycled Plastic Beachcomber from Replas Outside Leeton NSW Facility

At the SunRice facility in Leeton, New South Wales, a new recycled plastic SunRice Beachcomber seat has been installed, dedicated to the Site Services Employee David "Leggy" Legge "who always took pride in this site." Lynette Ryan, Head of Sustainability, said "we are really happy with the result and this small step towards Closing the [...]

PepsiCo USA Visits the Replas Environmental Centre To Discuss The Pull Through Effect of Recycled Plastic Products

On Wednesday, the 11th of March, Bianca Agius, Head of Corporate Affairs, and Simon Lowden, Global Chief Sustainability Officer, from PepsiCo USA visited the Replas Environmental Centre with Managing Director Mark Jacobsen, Red Group Director, Elizabeth Kasell and Replas Chairman, Des Benjamin. This comes just days after PepsiCo pledges $650,000 to help Clean Up Australia, [...]

Kellogg’s Head Office Tour The Replas Environmental Centre For Circular Economy Discussion

On the 7th of November, members of Kellogg's head office flew down from Sydney to tour the Replas Environmental Centre with Sales and Marketing Director of Replas, Mark Jacobsen and Director of REDgroup, Liz Kasell. During this tour, the Kellogg's team discussed the Circular Economy and how they can help drive demand through their Nutri-Grain [...]

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 [...]

Simplot Australia Learns More About Replas And What Happens To Soft Plastic

On the 2nd of April, Simplot Australia, Replas and Red Group met at the Replas Environmental Centre for a tour and to see and understand what happens to the soft plastic Simplot produce, that gets recycled. Simplot also had a look at the different products produced through Replas to encourage their engineering teams to be [...]

Floating Pathway at Kyeemagh Beach NSW Installed With Recycled Plastic Decking

From hot sand to recycled plastic decking, Kyeemagh Beach in New South Wales now has a floating pathway to the beautiful beach front made from Replas decking, Enduroplank™. Installed by Replas Pro Enterprise Landscapes, the Soil Conservation Services of NSW had this floating pathway installed for Bayside Council. "Due to its longevity, Replas products hold [...]

Buddy Bench Makes Debut at Illawarra Christian School in New South Wales

Meet the team at Illawarra Christian School that have been working for 18 months to educate students and their families about the dangers of soft-plastic when it enters landfill or ends up in our oceans. The team is called 'plastICS' - Preventing Litter and Stormwater Trash at Illawarra Christian School and is made up of [...]

Mission Complete! Worongary State School Collects Soft Plastic for Buddy Bench

Last year, Worongary State School students were on a mission to collect 12,500 pieces of soft plastic rubbish including chip packets and muesli bar wrappers to earn a Replas Buddy Bench for their school. Just recently, the students have reached their goal and the school has completed the installation of a new junior playground where [...]

Woolworths Installs Recycled Plastic Seats In Australian Stores

More seats are being installed at Woolworths across Australia containing the soft plastics collected through the RedCycle Program. When customers drop off their recycled soft plastic in the Red Cycle bin, it is then collected by Replas and made into recycled plastic seating! Woolworths is determined to 'Close the Loop' by driving the demand for [...]

Efficiency Meet Sustainability – Pre-Fabricated Bridge System Installed in Altona, VIC

The first instalment of Replas Pre-Fabricated Bridge System has taken place at Cherry Creek in Altona, Victoria. This bridge was built off site at the Replas factory and relocated on the same day, making it a one-day removal process compared to building on site. Leading to no pedestrian traffic delays and a huge cost saving [...]

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