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 [...]

Invermay Recreation Reserve Continue To Install Recycled Plastic Products

Like the Bowling Club, Invermay Recreation Reserve have implemented Replas recycled plastic seating, profiles, and signs. With the last installation nearly a year ago, the committee knew they had to stick to the 'high standard and pleasing to the eye' products from Replas. “It is only a matter of a phone call or email to [...]

ACT Horse Riding Community Install Recycled Plastic Bollards

The department of parks and conservation have installed Replas 145 mm bollards in a large reserve for the horse riding community. These bollards were installed with signage that guides both horse riders and bike trail riders. The markers indicate crossing ahead, trail courtesy, and more. Recycled plastic products were used in this remote location because [...]

Wilsons Promontory National Park Is Home to an Assortment of Replas Products

At the very popular camping grounds at Wilsons Prom lies Tidal River, offering nearly 500 camping and caravan sites situated near the beach and river. Along the river is an assortment of Trackmarker signs, bollards with water taps and drinking fountains, and other bollards made from recycled plastic from Replas. There is also a recycling program [...]

Signs for tomorrow at Queensland’s Currumbin Ecovillage

Replas products sit perfectly with the forward-looking practices and philosophies of The Ecovillage at Currumbin south-east Queensland. Recycled plastic also appeals in the sustainable community for its low-maintenance and long-life benefits. So when it came to installing new signage, being totally satisfied with the Enduroplank™ swale bridge previously installed, management chose our Plank Signs for [...]

Golf Clubs get into the swing of recycled plastic

During a visit to Sydney’s Castle Hill Country Club recently as guest speaker for the Baulkham Hills Rotary Club, Replas product specialist Bert Meyer noticed many familiar items. Recycled plastic products the club has purchased from Replas in recent years include signs, sand bucket holders, Kimberley seats and litter bins, all placed around the golf [...]

Before and after signage: a brilliant example

These photos clearly illustrate what recycled plastic signage can do. The old wooden sign had well and truly served its purpose when it was replaced in the first part of 2015. Today the recycled plastic plank sign still looks like new, even better with the routed text and artwork, and the flush-mounted reverse-printed polycarbonate plaques [...]

Queensland water business chooses Brolga Bollards

Lake Macdonald is a part of South East Queensland’s drinking water supply, located in the Noosa Hinterland near Cooroy on the Sunshine Coast. Situated in picturesque countryside it is also a great recreation destination, with permitted activities including horse riding, boating and canoeing. Seqwater recently installed recycled plastic Brolga Bollards at one of the boat [...]

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 [...]

Trackmarkers to Direct and Inform at Busy Recreational Reserve

The Glen Eira City Council recently installed some green Replas Trackmarkers in the Hodgson Reserve, Oakleigh.  The reserve is renowned in Melbourne as being a fantastic sports and recreational area, a great open space to train and play in that attracts families and individuals of all ages. Hodgson Reserve is heavily utilised as a dog [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Custom made signage

The Foreshore of City of Port Phillip is one of the most visited places in Victoria. It's no wonder considering it's home to some of the nicest beaches in close proximity to the CBD and tourist attractions such as the famous Luna Park and St Kilda Sea Baths. Such a beautiful area requires updated coastal [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bollards away

Easy to install, can stand alone or be linked via chain or pipe, these 145 millimetre square bollards with a collar route have been installed in Weston, a suburb in Canberra. These durable bollards are made from recycled plastic—who would have known that recycled material could be so tough! And that’s not the end of [...]

Celebrate

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 [...]