Follow the recycled plastic down to Whiritoa Beach, New Zealand

After a series of striking blue beach access signs went in along the foreshore reserve at Whiritoa Beach on New Zealand’s North Island, Hauraki District Council officials and locals were so impressed that other ways if using recycled plastic were kept in mind. Then when the council needed to improve 4WD access alongside the surf [...]

Recognising our Valued Customers of Longstanding

For several years the Forbes Shire Council, 350 km  south-west of Sydney has been a loyal Replas customer and a  proactive user of our product range. Travel around the council territory and you will see recycled-plastic  signage, picnic settings, bollards, and Enduroplank™, all of which has made a mark on the area. Forbes is one [...]

Recycled Plastic Speaks for Itself at a Top Spot on the Murray River

In 2014 Replas supplied the materials for constructing an access structure to two floating pontoons on the Murray River at Fort Courage. This stretch of the river is simply magnificent as it winds through wildlife reserve and state forest just west of Mildura. Home to the Wentworth Angling Club, Fort Courage is the location of [...]

Good information and clear instructions using recycled plastic signs

Mudgee, NSW is one of many regional communities to have embraced recycled-plastic products. There the Mid-Western Regional Council has installed Replas plank signs to identify its parks and reserves, and 145mm square bollards with plaques that provide information and rules of park use.  Recycled plastic is the ideal material to use in the Country environment, [...]

On the right trail

Recycled-plastic directional signage is proving a hit on the Whadjuk Trail in the western suburbs of Perth. Sally Wallace, WESROC Project Officer at the City of Nedlands tells the story: ‘Replas bollards were selected as they filled our criteria of creating minimal visual clutter whilst remaining functional and assuring longevity. It is encouraging to receive [...]

Trail friendly

Enhanced directional and interpretive signage made from recycled plastic has been added to the 'Junction Walking Trail' in Casterton, South West Victoria. It’s all thanks to efforts of members of Friends of the Glenelg River and funding from Regional Landcare Facilitators, a programme fully funded through the National Landcare Programme and guidance from the Glenelg [...]

What a view!

Recycled-plastic is the new trend for Parkes Shire Council in Sydney’s south-west. Surrounding this beautiful central lake at Cheney Park is an abundance of recycled-plastic! What view is complete without a great place to view it from? There are plenty of benches and picnic settings for visitors to sit on, with a range of colour options [...]

All signs point south

In the beautiful but often harsh environment of coastal Southland in New Zealand what better way to signal a welcome to beaches and parkland than with hardy Replas Plank Signs. That’s what the staff of Southland District Council decided when signage at nine of their popular seaside reserves needed replacement. Not only did it fall [...]

Recycled-plastic makes sharing easy

Gosford City Council have been busy choosing a myriad of recycled-plastic products to install. One product chosen was low-maintenance signage for the well established Gosford stadium, located on the New South Wales Central Coast. This particular sign conveys important, permanent information to residents and visitors, whilst leaving room for an adjustable temporary information window. All [...]

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 [...]

Smoking ban

Victoria recently passed a law banning smokers from smoking within 10 metres of a playground or a sporting facility, ultimately to protect families, especially children, from the harms of second-hand smoke. As a result, the City of Casey has installed some new signage to ensure the community is fully aware of the changes. Replas bollard [...]

Our youth = Our future

Educating our youth about the importance of recycling and our environment is crucial for our future. Moonee Ponds Primary School in Victoria recognises the need to physically demonstrate recycling and empower students to contribute to the effort. The school recently installed some 3.6 metre-long recycled-plastic Kookaburra Benches in their courtyard, accompanied by plaques aiming to [...]

Award-winning sustainable community signals a positive future

The Ecovillage at Currumbin is renowned for being an international award winning sustainable community located in South East Queensland. The area is just minutes away from the famously beautiful Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast. Its design and sustainability leadership has grown over the years, the community is now home to over 200 people. What [...]

Kraft Foods commitment to a sustainable future

Kraft Foods recently donated some much needed Replas furniture to Westgate Park. Westgate Park is located under the iconic Westgate Bridge when entering into Melbourne, Victoria. The industry-led REDcycle initiative has provided benches and settings for park visitors to rest and enjoy the beautiful Melbourne environment. Kraft food is taking responsibility for recycling plastic packaging, [...]

Western Port Secondary College spiralling into an environmental passion

Hastings Western Port Secondary College has created a tranquil Spiral Meditation Garden to give students an opportunity for environmental appreciation. The garden gives students a unique place for relaxation, alongside an understated Podium Sign sharing their vision. The sign works perfectly in explaining how and why the College developed the passive-play garden space.

A sign for the future

What better way to compliment and identify Replas' new operation in South East Queensland than a new sign? The recently installed triple plank sign and Brolga Bollards are incredibly long-lasting and low maintenance, showcasing the customisation opportunities available for Replas' signs. The sign was installed by Diamond Club member Uri in just a short few [...]

The environment won’t be lost in the City of Knox

Walkers and cyclists can enjoy the fresh air on their rides around the various Knox trails with clear Plank Signs leading the way. The Knox Council is using rate payers money wisely by investing in Replas' recycled-plastic. The recent installation of customised signage, furniture and bollards in the Knox parks, gardens and sporting facilities is [...]


Replas Customer Liaison Officer Julie Head took time out on her 60th birthday to celebrate with a couple of very special friends. With recycled plastic never far from her mind, a walk in the spring sunshine inevitably ended up at a Replas sign in her local area. While revealing the age of this super fit [...]

The end is neigh for inferior products

These horse trail markers, located in Burbank, Queensland, Brisbane Koala Bushlands, prove that not only is recycled plastic a better option for the environment but they look fantastic ten years after installation. Unlike timber products, the custom-made bollard signs require very little maintenance and will keep their appearance rain, hail or shine. The signs are [...]

Park it here

After three years planning, and extensive community input, Market Street Park in Victoria, opened in November. With all new developments Baw Baw Shire Council tries to incorporate environmentally sustainable design and the park is a great example of what can be achieved. At the opening Kerry Irwin, Manager of Community Strengthening said, ‘It's evident to [...]

A sign of friendship

Replas Business Development Manager Peter Patterson recently visited Japan to witness the unveiling of a Replas recycled-plastic commemorative sign to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Frankston, Victoria and Susono, Japan.  Two signs were commissioned by the Frankston Susono Friendship Association and one was given to each city to place in [...]

You can bank on Replas

The Georges River in Bankstown, NSW, is a popular spot for families to stroll or cycle. Along the foreshore walkway a recycled-plastic Trackmarker sign from Replas provides directional information for park visitors. Blending in beautifully with the environment, the sign will save on maintenance and last far longer than timber alternatives.

Logan City on Track

Logan City Council, in Queensland, chose Replas Trackmarker Signs to point the way to pedestrians and cyclists in Crestmead Park. Trackmarker signs are ideal to highlight the features of an area. Available in a number of sizes and colours they offer the advantage that both sides of the sign may be utilised. Moulded holes, in [...]

What’s the story?

Biloela, in Queensland, is the administrative centre for the Banana Shire. The Biloela water tower, has a mural which depicts the story of the town and is a moving tribute to women in the area over the last 150 years. Replas Podium Signs are used to give tourists information on the message behind the mural. [...]

On the trail at Boorowa

When the Replas display trailer pulled into Boorowa, in NSW, council staff didn't let bad weather stop them from coming out to view the range of recycled-plastic products. The trailer is piled high with decking, furniture, bollards, signage and traffic control items all made from plastic waste that would otherwise have gone to landfill. If [...]

One, two…

Two Trackmarker signs help identify a shared area to motorists at the Coonamble Shire Library. The signs are 300 mm wide and are the perfect alternative to timber which can rot in the dry conditions.

Sign of the times

The City of South Perth have embraced recycled plastic and chosen Replas Plank Signs as a long-lasting and sustainable alternative to timber. A plaque on the sign commemorates the McDougall Dairy Farm and Farm House, the land of which was developed into the Neil McDougall Park.

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