Glen Eira City Council Install Dog Agility Track At Paw-field Park In Caulfield East

Glen Eira City Council has one dog park, and it's filled with recycled plastic dog agility! Paw-field Park located at 'The Wedge' in Caulfield East, is a puppy play space featuring turfed areas for exercise, socialisation and obedience training, as well as natural elements like rocks and plantings for 'sniffing investigations' and recycled plastic dog [...]

Floating Deck Remains Sturdy With No Corrosion 3 Years On At Shellharbour North Beach

Alan Dekker, Building Maintenance Supervisor for Shellharbour City Council in NSW, talks about the floating Enduroplank™ deck at Shellharbour North Beach installation completed 3 years ago, "the floating boardwalk was easy to put in as the recycled plastic was easy to work with and the components weren't too heavy." Recycled plastic decking from Replas, Enduroplank™, [...]

Recycled Plastic Brolga Bollard Fencing Installed At New Residential Estate In Thurgoona NSW

More recycled plastic products from Replas are being installed in the new residential development in Thurgoona, New South Wales "for their low maintenance and good looks," explains Julianne Edwards, Landscape Projects & Administration for Enviro Culture Services. "Brooklyn Fields Estate is nestled amongst Bush Reserves and has a number of specially designed constructed wetlands weaving [...]

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 [...]

Officer South Installs Electrical Recycled Plastic Bollards For New Estate

125  and 100 mm recycled plastic bollard from Replas have been installed throughout the new Kaduna Estate in Officer South, Victoria. As the south eastern suburbs grow in Victoria, more and more councils are relying on durable, long lasting recycled plastic products. These bollards are also modified with red reflectors, used as electrical bollards. Both [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Leader Of The Opposition, Michael O’Brien, Visits The Replas Environmental Centre

On Sunday, August 25th, the Leader of the Opposition, Michael O'Brien, came to the Replas Environmental Centre to learn more about Replas and recycled plastic products. Taken around the facility by Replas Chairman Des Benjamin and Sales and Marketing Director Mark Jacobsen, the three spoke about the importance of creating the Circular Economy and finding [...]

Kookaburra Setting ‘Unanimous Decision’ To Create Outdoor Classes at Ararat Primary School

"The seating was chosen as part of a grant for our kitchen garden and achieved through our sustainability group, the Earthlings. One of our school council members knew of Replas and as soon as we had mentioned it to the team, they were keen to go with recycled and sustainable products. After they had seen [...]

Kakadu Seats Look Brand New 5 Years Later at Hastings Tennis Club in Victoria

Hastings Tennis Club in Victoria is home to recycled plastic Kakadu Seats, installed over 5 years ago and looking brand new. Kakadu Seats from Replas are straight back seats with graceful sculptured supports. In free-standing form at Hastings Tennis Club, the club can move these seats around the facility where they are needed. Unlike alternative [...]

Tablelands Regional Council Continue To Install Recycled Plastic Products Across The Shire

"In the photo is our Maintenance Fitter - Macca," says Jacobus Grundling, Coordinator of Parks and Gardens in Tablelands Regional Council in Queensland. "Macca installed all your products be it benches, signs or bollards and he really enjoys working with the Replas gear as it is easy to put together, light and robust." Tablelands Regional [...]

13 Recycled Plastic Wheel Stops Installed At Tathra Surf Lifesaving Club NSW

"The fact that the wheel stops are made from recycled plastic makes it a great choice for council," said John Turville from Eurobodalla Shire Council in New South Wales. Wheel stops from Replas are a tough, light weight alternative to concrete stops. Recycled plastic wheel stops can be used in car parks to prevent damage [...]

City of Cockburn’s Sustainable Procurement Leads To Recycled Plastic Dog Agility Park

City of Cockburn in Western Australia have recently installed recycled plastic dog agility equipment at the new dog park on Briggs Street in South Lake. "This is a lovely facility for residents to safely exercise their dogs off the lead in one of two fully fenced exercise areas. The exercise areas are grassed with doggy [...]

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 [...]

Cadia Group Stops By The Replas Stand At LGA Roads and Works Conference

Matthew Barron, the area Sales Manager for VIC, TAS, and SA, from Cadia Group stopped by to chat with Replas at the 2019 LGA Roads and Works Conference in Renmark, South Australia. Cadia Group specialises in the utility market, including water board, council, civil contracting, plumbing and electrical sectors. Cadia Group has worked with the [...]

Berri Barmera Council Continues To Support Recycled Plastic Products from Replas

Replas attended the 2019 LGA, Local Government Association of South Australia, Conference between the 14th-16th of August. At the conference, Replas had the opportunity to network with regional councils, contacts and recycled plastic product advocate. Just a few of those recycled plastic product advocates were Margaret Evans and Rhonda Centofanti from Berri Barmera Council. Margaret [...]

Denmark Walpole Football Club Parents Install Memorial Beachcomber Seat

The Shire of Denmark, in the southern region on Western Australia, is home to many recycled plastic products from Replas. One seat however, stands out from the rest at Denmark Walpole Football Club. The Bondini and Napier families wanted to honour their late son's by creating and installing a custom magpie seat at the footy [...]

Replas Attends Victorian Waste Management Association Conference 2019

On Tuesday, July 30th, Sales and Marketing Director Mark Jacobsen and Communications Assistant Amanda Mauke attended the 2019 Victorian Waste Management Association State Conference dinner, held at Yarra Valley Lodge, where they had the opportunity to meet incredible people leading the way in sustainability around Victoria. On Wednesday, July 31st, VWMA Conference hosted by Executive [...]

Hundreds of Bollards and Enduroplank™ Swale Bridge in Darvall Park NSW

Darvall Park in City of Ryde, NSW, is filled with over 200 recycled plastic bollards and a swale bridge made from the recycled plastic decking, Enduroplank™ from Replas. Running from Eastwood down to West Ryde, Darvall Park has playgrounds, sheltered picnic areas, barbecue facilities, a designated off-leash dog area and more. The Enduroplank™ swale bridge [...]

Urban Upcycle Competition Lands San Remo Primary School a Replas Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench Seat Design Competition by Nicole Urbanski at Urban Upcycle has commenced with a donated recycled plastic Buddy Bench to San Remo Primary School. The competition was run amongst schools who booked an incursion from Urban Upcycle, with the best/most appropriate design awarded with a Buddy Bench and their design scribed into the [...]

Princess Alexandra Hospital Replaces Seating With Cost Effective, Long Term Replas Furniture

"The hospital [Princess Alexandra Hospital] has a number of seats made from concrete base, with wooden panels. Outdoor seats at PAH are exposed to extreme weather and used by a high volume of people. Wooden seating requires ongoing care, which can be expensive. It was more cost-effective over the long-term to replace with Replas seating [...]

Frankston Foreshore Have Fit For Purpose Premier Settings For Beach Goers

Premier Settings from Replas line the entrance park on the Frankston Foreshore in Frankston, VIC. The recycled plastic Premier Settings provide a perfect spot for visitors of Frankston Beach to rest, have lunch or to enjoy the weather without being right on the beach. The clever design of the bench and table supports offer greater [...]

Central Signs Group and Replas Discuss Shared Values and Future Developments

Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director, and David Watts, New South Wales Territory Manger, met with Central Signs in Sydney earlier this week to discuss a future relationship founded on quality, experience and achieving solutions for clients. Excellence in service that exceeds client's expectations is just one of the shared values for both Central Signs [...]

Bollard Fencing Surrounds North Narrabeen Reserve in Northern Beach Council NSW

Installed over 3 years ago, recycled plastic bollard fencing stands strong with no deterioration at North Narrabeen Reserve in the Northern Beaches Council in New South Wales. 330 Brolga bollards were installed by Replas Pro Larmans (Land and Road Management Services). The installer and Managing Director of Larmans, Niroop Reddy Keesari said, "the holes in [...]

Blue Recycled Plastic Bollards Shine at Pembroke Park in Sorell Council Tasmania

Pembroke Park, just outside of bustling Hobart Tasmania, is home to several blue 125 mm squared recycled plastic bollards from Replas. The robust, 125 mm square bollards have a pyramid-shaped top, an ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required, like at Pembroke Park. 125 mm square bollards are hollow to reduce its weight for easier [...]

Another Year Another ‘Birth Tree’ Installed with Recycled Plastic Trackmarkers

"We love it and as this is for the children to enjoy for years to come, I think it is important for them to see how recycled items are used and made to last," said Carmen Griffiths of Rotary Peninsula 2.0, of the new 200 mm Trackmarker signs at Montague Park in Frankston, Victoria. When [...]

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 [...]

Balnarring Pre School & Sea Sheperd Community Clean Up Day

The Balnarring Pre School & Sea Sheperd Community Clean Up event was held on Saturday, 22nd of June 2019. Karen Anderson, the Educational Leader at Balnarring Pre School, organised a collective community clean up of waste from the Balnarring township and beaches which will then be sorted and decontaminated by Sea Sherperd and forwarded to [...]

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 [...]

Over Two Thousand Bollards Installed at Mount Coot-tha in Brisbane QLD

Brisbane City Council have recently completed the latest stage of upgrades at Simpson Falls day use area, part of the Mt. Coot-tha Forest. A Brisbane icon, this 15 minute drive west of the CBD forms a backdrop for the city and is the area's largest natural area. Installed in and around the forest are recycled [...]

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. [...]

Sturdy and Stylish; Replas Picket Fence Installed Around Rockville Oval in Queensland

Recycled plastic Picket Fencing from Replas is the new installation at Rockville Oval, part of Toowoomba Regional Council in south east Queensland. The council required a strong, sturdy alternative to the existing PVC fence which had recently been vandalised. After the vandalism and showing signs of wear after only 5 years, Rockville Oval needed a [...]

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 [...]

The Tide Is Turning: Entrepreneur Turning Post-Consumer Plastic Waste Into Sustainable Surf Products

The recipe? ⅓ Australian beach plastics and ⅔ Australian kerbside-collected plastics. 29 April 2019, Sydney: Rikki Gilbey of WAW handplanes - an ethical bodysurfing brand, has launched a first-of-its kind bodysurfing hand-plane made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastics including items commonly found on the beach, such as bottle caps, single-use cutlery and trays. Turning a [...]

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 [...]

Recycled Plastic Kimberley Seats Surround Bannockburn Recreation Centre in Golden Plains Shire Council

Golden Plains Shire Council have implemented recycled plastic seating at Bannockburn Recreation Centre in Bannockburn, Victoria. The 3.6 metre Kimberley Seat from Replas gives visitors a durable, long lasting seat made from recycled plastic. The Kimberley Seat features an ergonomic design with a smooth curved back for extra comfort - available in a sturdy in-ground [...]

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. [...]

Barolin Nature Reserve Becomes Home To Recycled Plastic Premier Setting

Barolin Nature Reserve is a large area of natural bush, grassy plains and wetlands right next to the coastal town of Bargara within Bundaberg Regional Council in Queensland. Recently a recycled plastic Premier Setting from Replas has been installed under a shelter, offering a nice shady place to rest while exploring the reserve. The reserve [...]

Kimberley Select Seats Surround The Main Courts At Dendy Park Tennis Club

Dendy Park Tennis Club in Brighton East, VIC is now home to multiple recycled plastic Kimberley Select Seats from Replas. The 10 seats are scattered along the sides of the main courts for players to have a rest. The Kimberley Select Seats offers a modern twist on a comfortable old favourite. The combination of extra [...]

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 [...]

Yarra City Council Bring Community Gardening Together With Replas Planter Boxes

"Yarra City Council is committed to sustainability and in the development of a Circular Economy for recovered materials. The Replas products are viewed as a practical working example of how procurement can drive a Circular Economy at the local level," said Joe Agostino, Project Manager at Yarra City Council. Installed on the walk ways in [...]

Poppy The Possum Beachcomber Seat Makes Debut In Cumberland Council NSW

"Replas was referred to us by a member of our Resource Recovery team. They had seen the War on Waste documentary and knew we were looking at an outdoor furniture company to create some specialty seats," said Christina Halligan, Children's Programs Coordinator at Cumberland Council in New South Wales. "We had wanted seats that were [...]

‘Gluttony’ Adelaide Fringe Festival Showcases Sustainability With Replas Benches

At the 2019 Adelaide Fringe Festival, one of the largest festival venues 'Gluttony' contacted Replas looking for a way to showcase some sustainable products within the event venue. Not only was Replas apply to supply the venue with multiple 3.6 m Replas Premier Benches and a Beachcomber seat, but there was also a Trex® Transcend [...]