Werribee Open Range Zoo Use Sheeting Offcuts For Toys and Feeding Puzzles for Savannah Animals

"I am always on the search for different ways in which we can provide our zoo animals with mental and physical stimulation," explains Laura Harbridge, a Zoo Keeper for Werribee Open Range Zoo in Victoria. "It's pretty tricky when a toy needs to be fun and indestructible for an animal that weighs two tonne and [...]

Birrong Public School Receives Winning 2020 Buddy Bench Competition Seat

The 2020 Buddy Bench Competition Winners, Birrong Public School in New South Wales, installed their winning seat with the help of school mascot Bluey the Lizard. Birrong PS is the fourth school to win the Buddy Bench Competition run annually by Replas. The recycled plastic seat creates a welcoming space in any school and can [...]

Wyndham City Council Install Concrete Footpaths in Their Municipality Using 20% Polyrok Aggregate

On the 25th of February, Wyndham City Council installed a footpath in Werribee, VIC, using Polyrok material from Replas. The 310 metre footpath along Parker Street has diverted around one million pieces of soft plastic packaging from landfill in a fit for purpose application. Councillor Robert Szatkowski said "council is always looking for new ways [...]

Residents Receive Grant to Install Recycled Plastic Dog Agility Track for Lithgow Council

Residents of Lithgow Council in New South Wales were wanting exercise and agility opportunities for their dogs at the local off-leash Dog Park. "We were excited to apply for a small grant from Hy-Tec for agility equipment, we knew it would enhance the whole dog park experience for our dogs," explains Karen, just one of [...]

Blue Kookaburra Settings and Lyrebird Benches Get Installed at Wheelers Hill Primary School

"Installing the product has been amazing and we've really enjoyed it. It was easy to install on site and compared to timber, there's no difference," said Daniel Hughes, Owner of Elsea Design and Construction, who was commissioned with his team to install recycled plastic Kookaburra Settings and Lyrebird Benches from Replas at Wheelers Hill Primary [...]

Akama Resort in Hervey Bay QLD Install Recycled Plastic Beachcomber For Guests

Akama Resort in Hervey Bay, Queensland, purchased a dolphin shaped Beachcomber seat to allow guests to sit whilst waiting for the tour bus. Installed in 2014, this recycled plastic seat has shown that after years of the harsh tropical elements, the seat is still looking great! Replas’ recycled-plastic Beachcomber seats have been specially designed to be [...]

Bollard Fencing Installed at Hartwell Sports Ground for Boroondara City Council in VIC

Hartwell Sports Ground in Hawthorn, Victoria, is now home to recycled plastic Bollard fencing with 125 mm bollards from Replas. The robust 125 mm bollard comprises a recycled plastic profile with a pyramid-shaped top. Replas bollards are the ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required to define boundaries or deter vehicles and pedestrians. For ease [...]

The Honorary Jaala Pulford Visits The Replas Manufacturing Facility in Ballarat

On Friday, the 5th of February, The Honorary Jaala Pulford, Minister for Employment and Innovation in Victoria, visited the Replas Ballarat Manufacturing Facility to take a tour with Managing Directors Russell Muller, Andrew Muller, Mark Jacobsen and Chairman Des Benjamin. Replas were proud to showcase the 25% uptake in employees in the past year, and [...]

Residents Install Recycled Plastic Cafe Sheco To Their Home Balcony and Garden Area

"There is no point in complaining about plastics in the environment if we don't support initiatives that do something about the issue," explains Carmel McNaught, who is now the owner of recycled plastic Cafe Sheco's at her home in her arbour and on her balcony. "We have one table on a balcony and we have [...]

Recycled Plastic Furniture and Signage Installed in Central Queensland Mining Town

Isaac Council in Queensland have installed recycled plastic furniture and Track Marker signs in their municipality at the Moranbah Walking Track. This mining town in central Queensland is no stranger to the tropical environment, needed products that will outlast rotting and high maintenance timber. The recycled plastic Kimberley seat features an ergonomic design with a [...]

Signage, Bollards, and Garden Panels Installed at Best Street Reserve in Northern Queensland

Best Street Reserve is home to recycled plastic plank signs, bollards, and garden panels in Yorkeys Knob, an area part of Cairns Regional Council. Recycled plastic products from Replas are UV stabilised and are termite resistant. The triple plank sign at the front of the reserve won't crack, split, rot or ever need painting. The [...]

Cumberland City Council Refurbish Duck River Bridge With Recycled Plastic Decking and Handrails

Cumberland City Council have replaced a pedestrian bridge along Duck River in Auburn, New South Wales, with recycled plastic Enduroplank™ decking, profiles, and bollards from Replas. "The bridge incorporates the latest technology in recyclable materials to better conserve the natural environment," said Mayor Steve Christou. The refurbishment includes 100 mm bollards and 90 x 40 [...]

Blue and Brown Custom Beachcomber Seat Line The Foreshore in Shire of Shark Bay WA

Shire of Shark Bay in Western Australia have over 20 recycled plastic Beachcomber seats installed throughout the town of Denham and along the foreshore. Replas Beachcomber seats have been specially designed to be installed wherever a beachside theme is appropriate. Whether actually at the beach, on a pier, outside a surf shop or even poolside, [...]

Brolga Bollards Included on ‘The Banks’ of Lake Wivenhoe at Billies Bay Recreational Area in SEQ

When South East Queensland Water reopened their Billies Bay Recreational Area in 2017, they included recycled plastic Brolga Bollards on the banks of Lake Wivenhoe. The upgrades included several hundred Brolga Bollards from Replas that will withstand the harsh Queensland environment and termites. Named after the official bird emblem of Queensland, the Brolga Bollard is [...]

Hastings $1.6m Boat Ramp Project Includes Recycled Plastic Speed Humps from Replas

Mornington Peninsula Shire celebrated the completion and opening of the upgraded $1.6 m Hastings Boat Ramp project delivering a four ramp facility extending deeper into the bay, with the help of recycled plastic Speed Humps from Replas. Speed Humps are flexible enough to allow conformity to slight irregularities in the pavement surface, yet are strong [...]

Townsville City Council Install Recycled Plastic Maple Endurodeck To Complete Annandale Bridge

Townsville Council completed Annandale Bridge with Endurodeck, recycled plastic profiles for kick rails, and composite fibre railings. Endurodeck composite boards are a long lasting, low maintenance alternative to traditional materials used for outdoor decking. Endurodeck’s deep wood-grain pattern will never need sanding, staining or painting. Endurodeck is not only scratch and fade resistant, will not [...]

Premier Benches Installed At The Famous Sydney Showground in Olympic Park NSW

Sydney Showground, the sit of the Olympic Game, refurbished unrepairable rotting and splitting timber seating around large trees in the area with recycled plastic Premier Benches from Replas. Each tree has been surrounded by 6 x 3.6 m benches, 18 in total installed on the grounds. As is the case with all recycled-plastic furniture, these [...]

Glenorchy City Council Show Sustainability Commitment with Hand Sanitiser Prize for Waste-Ed Competition

9 year old Cordelia of Glenorchy City Council won a People's Choice Prize of a recycled plastic Hand Sanitiser Station as part of an annual school competition called Waste-Ed Art in Hobart, Tasmania. "The theme for Waste-Ed Art 2020 was "Sort It Out" in response to Council's recent introduction of a third bin called the [...]

Merck Group Installs Recycled Plastic Hand Sanitiser Stations at Bayswater Office in Victoria

"The entire process was seamless and the sanitisers are a hit. Thank you, Replas, for an all round wonderful experience and an amazing product," said John Roiniotis, Field Applications Specialist Manager for Merck in Bayswater, Victoria. John and his team ordered recycled plastic Hand Sanitiser Stations from Replas for their offices as employees make their [...]

Replas Appoints Andrew Muller As A Board Director for Repeat Plastics Australia Pty Ltd

Replas is proud to announce the appointment of Andrew Muller as a Board Director and pleased to welcome the depth of his experience as son of an original founder, Brad Muller. Andrew grew up surrounded by the ever-evolving recycling industry and joined the family business in the 90s when what was known as Australian Recycling [...]

Boroondara City Council Include Recycled Plastic Bollards Around Sir William Angliss Park

Sir William Angliss Park in Boroondara City Council have a recycled plastic 125 mm bollard fencing barrier along the walking track and to separate the car park. The robust 125 mm bollard comprises a recycled plastic profile with a pyramid-shaped top. Replas bollards are the ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required to define boundaries [...]

APS Drainage and Civil Install First Polyrok Footpath for Frankston City Council in Seaford, VIC

APS Drainage and Civil have installed the first Polyrok concrete footpath for Frankston City Council in Seaford, VIC. Working closely with Frankston Sand and Soil, General Manager for APS, Amy Ridgway, looks forward to providing sustainable outcomes in construction and concrete footpaths. "We are really excited to be able to pour a sustainable aggregate in [...]

Frankston Sand & Soil Mix and Supply Australia’s First Council Installation of Polyrok in Seaford, VIC

Frankston Sand and Soil have mixed and supplied the first Polyrok concrete footpath installation for Frankston City Council in Seaford, VIC. Working closely with APS Civil, Sales Manager for Frankston Sand and Soil, Ben Dabaco, was excited to use a recycled product. "We have been able to use recycled water in our concrete, and now [...]

New Members Appointed to Replas Board and Advisors 2020

November 2020 – Replas would like to announce three newly appointed members of the Replas Board and Advisors. Andrea Scarfe has been newly appointed as the Company Secretary following her completion of the Governance Institute Certificate in Governance Practice. Desmond Benjamin has been appointed as a Director, along with his duties as Chair of Replas, [...]

Peta Murphy MP Visits the Replas Environmental Centre

Peta Murphy MP, Federal Member for Dunkley, visited the Replas Environmental Centre in Carrum Downs, VIC with Managing Director Mark Jacobsen. Ms Murphy spoke in Parliament Monday 26th October about the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill and of the great work done by Replas. She is not only supportive of past innovation but the new [...]

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 [...]

Mainbrace Construction Collaborate With Local Contractors To Install Polyrok At Coles in Horsham, VIC

“It's been a great product. Easy to work with, lightweight, and small aggregate that suits the kerbing channel really well,” said Craig Dunlop, Construction Manager for Mainbrace Constructions, where the first commercial installation of Polyrok was completed at the local Coles. “The key factor was we have a good relationship with Mainbrace and they had [...]

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 [...]

Recycled Plastic Bollards Installed Around Popular Long Beach Area Near Hobart CBD

Long Beach in Sandy Bay is a picturesque, popular exercise area for locals in the southern suburbs just five minutes from the city of Hobart, Tasmania. 100 mm recycled plastic bollards from Replas have been installed to create a rigid, resistant barrier to define boundaries, deter vehicle and pedestrian access. Like all recycled plastic products [...]

Premier Settings ‘Get Used All The Time’ at Collinsville Aquatic Centre in Northern Queensland

Collinsville Aquatic Centre in northern Queensland have installed recycled plastic Premier Setting for their members and visitors. Totalling 7 settings, Collinsville AC can rely on furniture that will not rot, crack, split or rust in the wet environment. Jenny Rush, part of the Aquatic Centre said, "[the settings] are great to sit on, easy to [...]

Recycled Plastic Tree Guards Installed In New Feature Garden For Miller Technology HS

Miller Technology High School in New South Wales have installed recycled plastic Tree Guards for their new feature garden, designed to be sustainable and environmentally friendly. Tony Whitlock, General Assistant at the school said, "Miller Technology High School as a school has a wide recycling policy which focuses on the importance of recycling and renewable [...]

Beachcomber Birthday Present For Resident and Her Pup in Bass Coast Shire, Victoria

"I believe that everything I do makes a difference - no action is too small.  And it's not just about making environmentally friendly choices, but also actively supporting individuals, businesses and industries that are working for our planet," explains Leslie Adams, who received a recycled plastic Beachcomber seat from her family last month for her [...]

4 Mile Beach in Douglas Shire Council Include Recycled Plastic Products On Foreshore

4 Mile Beach in Port Douglas has an array of recycled plastic products from furniture to garden products to bollards. Part of Douglas Shire Council, recycled plastic products will not rot or rust in the salt water environment. Premier Settings offer greater legroom thanks to the clever design of the bench and table supports. Garden [...]

Plank Sign Memorium Stands at Ron Revell Reserve in Central Coast Council, Tasmania

Central Coast Council in North West Tasmania, have install a recycled plastic plank sign from Replas for a local park and legend, Ron Revell. Ron was a founding member of the area's Surf Life Saving Club, serving for many years. Plank signs from Replas are fit for purpose to identify a park, school and sporting [...]

Replas Prioritises Staff Well Being With Mandatory Hearing Testing at Factory

Replas prides itself on the wellbeing of staff at the Ballarat Manufacturing Centre where mandatory hearing tests were conducted. With safety precautions of social distancing and wearing masks, staff members were able to test their hearing. With most staff at the Ballarat Manufacturing Centre surrounded by heavy machinery each day, it's important to Replas that [...]

Memorial Beachcomber Installed at Mackay Turf Club for Late Jockey and Strapper Parents

Karolyn Oliver wanted to include a memorial for her Mum and Dad at the Mackay Turf Club where her Dad was a jockey and trainer and her Mum as his strapper. "I Googled chairs and Replas recycled plastic came up," said Karolyn, "and I easily found what I was looking for." Karolyn has installed a [...]

Recycled Plastic Furniture from Replas Provides ‘Welcoming Entrance’ for Mary MacKillop Primary School

Replas Pro Woodbridge Landscape Developments have recently installed recycled plastic furniture at the entrance of Mary MacKillop Primary School in Narre Warren North, Victoria. Peter McMahon, Facilities Officer for the primary school said, "The new seating provides a welcoming entrance to Mary MacKillop Primary School and shows our commitment to use recycled materials where we [...]

Stylish, Long Lasting Seating Installed at City of Launceston’s Iconic Quadrant Mall

The City of Launceston in Tasmania completed a significant refurbishment of the city's iconic Quadrant Mall using recycled plastic profiles as seating. The requirement was long lasting, stylish seating that they could collaborate with stainless steel frames. The 70 mm x 20 mm profiles from Replas were the fit for purpose, sustainable product they were [...]

Recycled Plastic, Mobile Parklet Makes Debut on Kensington Street in Heart of Sydney’s Chippendale

On Kensington Street, in the heart of CBD Sydney, the roads are closed from Thursday to Sunday for visitors to enjoy the lifestyle precinct of heritage, hospitality and retail. Within Kensington Street, People Parkers and Replas have collaborated to create a sustainable, mobile parklet - made using recycled plastic products. "Replas products are proven in [...]

Beachcomber Becomes Resting Spot at Beautiful Dickson Inlet in Port Douglas, Queensland

Dickson Inlet in Port Douglas, Queensland, has recycled plastic Beachcombers from Replas overlooking the beautiful Great Barrier Reef with bright blue, fish themed seating for locals and tourists in the area. Replas’ recycled-plastic Beachcomber seats have been specially designed to be installed wherever a beachside theme is appropriate. Whether actually at the beach, on a [...]

Shark and Sea Lion Custom Beachcombers Line The Front Office of Calypso Star Charter in SA

The team at Calypso Star Charter and Louth Bay Jetty in South Australia have installed custom recycled plastic Beachcombers for their customers and visitors to enjoy. "We chose Replas as we wanted to do our bit to create demand for the many bag fulls of soft plastics we recycle from our operations," said Andrew Wright, [...]

Gundagai High School in NSW Install More Recycled Plastic Products Throughout School Grounds

Simon Bridgeman, Principal at Gundagai High School in New South Wales, has recently installed recycled plastic furniture from Replas around his schools grounds for students to enjoy. "Our students participate in recycling their cans and bottles as an environmental initiative but also as a fundraising initiative for the local cancer assist group," explained Simon.  "It [...]

Mackay Fencing in Queensland Install Recycled Plastic Brolga Bollard Fence at Queens Park

"We have recently completed a project for Mackay Regional Council at Queens Park in East Mackay, Queensland," explains Neil Warren, Sales Director at Mackay Fencing. "The installation included 833 metres of recycled plastic Brolga Bollards from Replas and galvanised pipe rails, as a vehicle barrier around the park," said Neil. Brolga Bollards, named after the [...]

Kimberley Select Seat Installed at Woolworths Supermarket in Horsham, Victoria

Horsham, Victoria Woolworths proudly showcase their recycled plastic seat from Replas, made from the soft plastic collected through the REDcycle program at their supermarkets throughout Australia. The 2-support, Kimberley Select Seat offers a modern twist on a comfortable old favourite. The combination of extra slats and a more streamlined support results in a design that [...]

Cardboard Box Holders From Replas Soon To Be A Standard Product for Coles

Coles supermarkets are leading the way by rolling out cardboard box holders made by Replas from 100% recycled plastic. So far its supermarkets in Armstrong Creek, Campbellfield, Croydon, Glenferrie, Melton West and Tooronga in Victoria have the box holders with seven more being delivered to South Australian stores. The holders will soon be listed as [...]

Cloveton Estate in Hume City Council Install Recycled Plastic Dog Agility Track for New Residents

Cloveton Estate in Kalkallo, Victoria, is home to a recycled plastic Dog Agility park made from Replas products. Hume City Council have installed the recycled plastic products for residents and their fur babies to enjoy in the newly developed area. Dog Agility tracks are used to stimulate, train and allow dogs to get in their [...]

Floating Pathway Installed at Entrance Footpath for Overport Park in Frankston City Council

The entrance footpath to Overport Park in Frankston City Council has been designed and installed with recycled plastic Enduroplank™ decking and profiles as kick rails. This floating path allows residents and visitors in the area a safe, durable entryway around the tree roots just outside the park. Enduroplank™ is a sturdy, long lasting and virtually [...]

125 mm Bollard Fencing Install Around Rathmines Reserve in Boroondara City Council

Hawthorn Cricket and 'Amateur' Football Club, also known as Rathmines Reserve, have 125 mm bollards from Replas around the perimeter of the grounds. Installed by The Fencing Man in Boroondara City Council, these 125 mm bollards have been fenced using a gal pipe for safety of vehicles and pedestrians. The robust 125 mm bollard comprises [...]

Mornington Peninsula Bushland Reserve Install Flat Top Bollards with QR Code Plaques

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council have installed recycled plastic Flat Top bollards at Olivers Creek Bushland Reserve with a Melbourne Water Grant funding. The routed plaques on the bollards features a QR code, allowing visitors to scan and listen to different types of birds in the area like, Superb Blue Wren, Eastern Roselia and more. A [...]

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