Mooloolaba State School Install Kingfisher Seats and Bollards in Their Anzac Memorial Space

"The Mooloolaba State School community were so happy with our "Buddy Bench" that we were lucky enough to receive as a competition winner in 2017, so we decided we would love to support Replas again and purchase some furniture for our Anzac Memorial Space," explains Melanie Taylor of Mooloolaba State School. The new addition to [...]

Replas Brolga Bollards Line St. Andrew’s Lutheran College Grounds in Tallebudgera, Queensland

"At St. Andrew's Lutheran College, we are always looking at ways to reduce our environmental footprint," says Stephen Cooke, Business Manager at St. Andrew's Lutheran College in Tallebudgera, Queensland. The Brolga Bollard installation completed at St. Andrew's Lutheran College has created a safe and durable boundary to deter vehicles, students and College staff. "The installation [...]

Settings and Benches Will Withstand Weather and Children at Cranbrook State School in Townsville

Cranbrook State School in Townsville, Queensland, has updated their outside after school care area with recycled plastic settings from Replas. Outside School Hours Care Coordinator, Nicole Powell, was looking for products that would "withstand time, weather and 80 children - we found this in the Replas furniture." The 3-support Premier Slimline Settings with Lyrebird Benches, [...]

Replas Creates New ‘Mud Kitchen’ For Allambie Heights Public School in New South Wales

"The Student Parliament at Allambie Heights Public School voted to replace our school mud kitchen which had decayed and needed to be removed," explains Sarah Swift, Deputy Principal at Allambie Heights Public School. "Students and teachers undertook research to look for a suitable replacement. All the mud kitchens we saw were wooden and we were [...]

Student Led Project Installs Recycled Plastic Buddy Bench For Thornleigh West Public School

"Replas was extremely easy to deal with and their product selection was fantastic. An added bonus was that one of their designs for our Buddy Bench aligned with our school logo! The fact that this was a student led project and the students were engaged from the beginning of the process was fantastic," said Vanessa [...]

Allambie Heights Public School, NSW, Creates Stunning Floating Enduroplank™ Boardwalk

Allambie Heights Public School in New South Wales have recently installed a new floating deck boardwalk for their "Discovery Trail" within the school grounds with recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ from Replas. Principal at Allambie Heights PS, Angela Helsloot, said they wanted a product that was "environmentally friendly and would not require any maintenance." The Enduroplank™ [...]

Recycled Plastic Settings Make A Statement At Trangie Central School NSW

"The quality and sturdiness of the products are fantastic. Considering the extreme heat that we can have out west, the seating doesn't seem to get so hot that the students can't use it," explains Jaye Milgate, School Administration Manager for Trangie Central School in New South Wales. "The whole idea of the recycled products shows [...]

Blue Haven Public School Install Recycled Plastic Memorial Seat For “Loved Community Member”

Principal at Blue Haven Public School in New South Wales, Paul McDermott, wanted something customisable for a Memorial Seat for a loved community member. "I had purchased from Replas before and knew that the quality was good," said Paul. Memorial Seats made from recycled plastic eliminates maintenance, outlasts alternative products, is highly durable, resistant to [...]

Cornish College ‘Educate For A Sustainable Future’ With Brown Enduroplank™ Deck Installation

"The overriding ethos of Cornish College is 'educate for a sustainable future.' Using a recycled plastic product ties perfectly into that ethos," explains Tom Humphreys, Property Manager at Cornish College in Bangholme, Victoria. Newly installed at Cornish College for a ramp and deck platform is recycled plastic Enduroplank™ decking from Replas. "Our thought was that [...]

Premier Settings, Benches and Custom Furniture Replace Old Timber at Crib Point Primary School VIC

Crib Point Primary School in Victoria has recently installed a variety of recycled plastic furniture pieces around their school grounds. Business Manager at Crib Point, Kerry Sorenson, said, "We had timber benches and seating that we replaced with recycled plastic furniture and Replas had an established reputation and a wide variety of furniture." In-ground Premier [...]

Recycled Plastic Premier Benches Become Part of Redevelopment For Auburn High School

"The product looked great and performed well through assembly and fixing to ground,"explains Dean Walsh from Woodbridge Landscapes, Replas Pro, who installed 14 recycled plastic Premier Benches at Auburn High School in Hawthorn East, VIC. A few year ago, Auburn High School engaged Replas and were interested in the use of recycled plastic products to [...]

Furniture and Wheelstops Installed at Lavalla Catholic College in Gippsland VIC

Lavalla Catholic College in the Gippsland Region of Victoria, Traralgon, have installed a variety of recycled plastic furniture and Wheelstops around their grounds. Kakadu Seats, Premier Settings and varies coloured Wheelstops gives Lavalla CC durable, low maintenance products to outlast outdoor weather conditions. The Kakadu Seat  is a straight-back seat with graceful sculptured supports for [...]

Sydney Academy of Sport Installed Replas Furniture Throughout Grounds; “Recycled Was Important To Us”

Sydney Academy of Sport, part of the New South Wales State Government, is always looking at ways to recycle and use recycled plastic products. Michael Rogan, Acting Services Coordinator Grounds and Facilities, has installed Replas products before, "we have found it very good, also the fact that it is a recycled product was important to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Holy Cross Primary School Builds Trex® Deck With Recycled Plastic Kick Rail in QLD

North Queensland primary school, Holy Cross, has recently installed a Trex® Deck with recycled plastic kick rails from Replas. The installation was complete by Replas Pro WIP Construction using a composite fibre structure. Recycled plastic and Trex® material is the perfect fit for the northern Queensland environment as the material will not split, rot or [...]

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 [...]

Flinders and Premier Settings and Premier Benches Installed at Wallaroo Primary School

Wallaroo Primary School in Hastings, VIC have recently installed recycled plastic furniture for their outdoor areas around the school. The blue Flinders Settings and in-ground Premier Benches are a great addition for the students and staff. The Replas recycled plastic Flinders Setting, unlike other settings, features the slats running the other way. The table is [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Signage, Bollards and Sheeting Installed Throughout Yarra Valley Grammar

Yarra Valley Grammar has Closed the Loop with installations of recycled plastic bollards, track markers and plastic sheeting. The decaying timber bollards have been and will  continue to be replaced by Replas recycled plastic bollards. Installed by the school maintenance team and in place of the high maintenance timber bollards, recycled plastic bollards are durable, [...]

Grey Daintree Seats Surround Revesby South Public School In New South Wales

Newly installed Daintree seats from Replas have been scattered around Revesby South Public School in New South Wales. Daintree seats have a relaxed slanted back and is readily available in three different sizes and can be custom-made to almost any length, a perfect fit for a school like Revesby South. This installation was complete by [...]

Mount Lilydale Mercy College Continue Their Sustainability Journey With Replas

"In 2017, the College successfully applied for a grant from the Woori Yallock Community Bendigo Bank to purchase and install some equipment to help us on our sustainability journey," said Cathy Pole, Assistant Business Manager at Mount Lilydale Mercy College in Victoria. The installation of Premier Benches and a Daintree Seat really pops around the college! [...]

Replas Environmental Centre Welcomes Aspendale Primary School For Tour

On Thursday the 11th of October, Grade 2 students from Aspendale Primary school came to visit the Replas Environmental Centre and thoroughly enjoyed how interactive and visual the exhibits are. The children learnt about what can be recycled and what products can be made out of their waste. They were surprised to learn about how [...]

Replas NZ Supporting The Local Community With Youth Inspire

The Replas NZ Team attended a discussion at Wainuiomata Community Centre, hosted by Youth Inspire. Youth Inspire is a council run scheme which aims to support young people into jobs, training and study. Youth inspire relies on partnerships with local business like Replas NZ to achieve their focus, to see all young people under 25 [...]

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 [...]

Flinders Settings Make A Statement At Kardinia International College

Some years ago, Kardinia International College needed to refurbish their playground area with some furniture. With a bit more research and a set budget, Replas became the perfect fit for their sustainable message. “Replas provided a sustainable solution without sacrificing aesthetics and the look we required for our school,” explained Kardinia teacher Leesa. “Kids use [...]

Custom U-Shaped Benches Surround St. Margaret Mary’s College Courtyard

“To reinforce our commitment to promoting a clean and sustainable environment, the College has added some recent additions to our landscape,” explains Assistant Principle of St. Margaret Mary’s College, Michelle Kotzas. “Our new recycled plastic seating along Crowle Street highlights a commitment to reducing and reusing soft plastic waste, thanks to the environmentally friendly products [...]

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 [...]

Premier Bench Greets Students and Staff At Fraser Primary in NSW

Fraser Primary School, an ACT public school, have installed a Premier Bench at the front entrance of the school. Business Manager Sharon Beaumaris said, “we are very pleased to finally have it in place, visitors and students are enjoying having a comfy place to sit.” The Premier Bench is virtually maintenance free and will not [...]

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 [...]

Over Forty Recycled Plastic Benches At St Anthony’s Catholic College in QLD

Located in Deeragun, Townsville is St. Anthony’s Catholic College who are the happy new owners of several Kookaburra Slimline benches placed in their courtyard. With 40+ recycled plastic benches from Replas installed throughout the school, principle Barry Homer is absolutely wrapped. “These seats are used as an eating area and outdoor classroom for the students, [...]

Replas Products Surround Trangie Central School Courtyard And More

Re-fit exercise equipment, Beachcomber Seats, and Garden Panels – Trangie Central School knows how to Close the Loop using recycled plastic products! "We chose Replas for the seating outside the front of our school for a number of reasons. The position is in a very unprotected spot in the playground and we thought that the [...]

Quirindi Preschool Continues Their Recycling Journey With Junior Setting

Replacing old timber products and advocating for reducing the single-use plastic bags, Quirindi Preschool Kindergarten have recently installed a Junior Setting for their students. Alison Thompson, teacher at Quirindi, explained they are continuing their journey with early childhood education of sustainability, always looking for ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle. The benefits of having a [...]

Bollard Signage Used To Show Off Pimpama State School’s Values

After conducting research to obtain a product that would be elegant, cost effective, long lasting and suitable to display the school's values on, Pimpama State School came across Replas. Recycled plastic bollard signage was chosen as the product to showcase these important values along the school's entrance for all to see. Business Service Manager, Karen [...]

SA School Has Saved Almost 1 Million Pieces of Plastic Packaging from Landfill!

Over the years, Elizabeth Vale Primary School in South Australia have installed more than 8 different products from Replas, totalling to over 70 recycled plastic products! Elizabeth Vale PS is the first school in SA to replace all of their outdoor furniture with products made from recycled plastic. This school has truly 'walked the walk' [...]

Prospect Primary School Newly Installed Buddy Bench From Local Rotary Club

Rotary Club of Prospect in South Australia have generously donated a Replas Buddy Bench to Prospect Primary School on behalf of a late teacher. Read the full story here: "Our Buddy Bench is creating quite a bit of interest with many Fellow Rotarians. We had a request from the Prospect Primary School to fund a [...]

Rowellyn Park Primary School Upgrades To Recycled Plastic Seating

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 [...]

No Splinters With Recycled Plastic Lyrebird Benches At St Thomas Primary

"St Thomas the Apostle Primary School is a “no rubbish” school. All children are asked to bring a lunch box to school every day. This enables them to take home any food scraps, papers and containers." Lyrebird benches were installed at St. Thomas the Apostle Primary School in Cranbourne by Replas Pro SR Engineering. Lyrebird [...]

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 [...]

Wheel Chair Access Kookaburra Setting Installed at Bald Face In NSW

In a small, community based suburb in the riverside of Blakehurst in Sydney South lies Bald Face Public School.  As a learning community, incorporating students, parents, and staff, the school provides varied and quality educational programs. This caters for the needs for all students at Bald Face. With a strong mission to help the students [...]

Toorak College Introduces Replas With Replas Pro SR Engineering

After purchasing a multi-tiered decking system and a custom bench, Toorak College has not installed a range of fitness equipment for the students. Located in Mt. Eliza VIC, Replas Pro Steve Rawson a part of SR Engineering has been the leading hand when it came to installing this new equipment. Having worked with Replas on [...]

Did you know?

The Replas Community Seat Competition is back at Agfest 2015 This year’s Beachcomber Seat features a design of the Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger, and visitors to the event have the opportunity to win it on behalf of the school or community group of their choice. Visit us for your chance to win Where:           Stand M30 [...]

RE-fit for schools

Flinders Christian Community College in Carrum Downs, Victoria, wanted to incorporate recycling into their curriculum. The students visited the Replas Environmental Centre gaining an insight into the recycling of soft plastics into products. Inspired, they set up their own school house based competition to deposit their own soft plastics from home. This was collected by the [...]

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 [...]