South Australia’s First Recycled Plastic Cardboard Box Holder Installed In St Clair Coles

The first Cardboard Box Holder from Replas has been installed in South Australia at the St. Clair Coles. Replas has fabricated a 100% post consumer cardboard box holder made from 70% coloured bottles collected through household kerbside recycling and 30% soft plastics collected from Coles supermarkets through the REDcycle program. Customers are encouraged to take [...]

lululemon Buy Back Their Soft Plastic Packaging With Replas Furniture For Their Distribution Centre

On Tuesday, the 26th of May, Replas delivered recycled plastic furniture pieces to the lululemon Distribution Centre in Derrimut, Victoria. The furniture included the new Laguna Lounges, an Ecopod and an Edenbrook Setting. lululemon is part of the Red Group program, they collect their plastic packaging around their clothing garments to then be made into [...]

SunRice Installs Recycled Plastic Beachcomber from Replas Outside Leeton NSW Facility

At the SunRice facility in Leeton, New South Wales, a new recycled plastic SunRice Beachcomber seat has been installed, dedicated to the Site Services Employee David "Leggy" Legge "who always took pride in this site." Lynette Ryan, Head of Sustainability, said "we are really happy with the result and this small step towards Closing the [...]

100% Post Consumer Cardboard Box Holders Fabricated by Replas Showcased at Coles

"Have a box on us. This unit is made from 100% post-consumer plastics." Replas has fabricated a new, 100% post consumer cardboard box holder for the new Coles Local Supermarket in Glenferrie, Victoria. This new sheeting is made from 70% coloured bottles collected through household kerbside recycling and 30% soft plastics collected from Coles supermarkets [...]

PepsiCo USA Visits the Replas Environmental Centre To Discuss The Pull Through Effect of Recycled Plastic Products

On Wednesday, the 11th of March, Bianca Agius, Head of Corporate Affairs, and Simon Lowden, Global Chief Sustainability Officer, from PepsiCo USA visited the Replas Environmental Centre with Managing Director Mark Jacobsen, Red Group Director, Elizabeth Kasell and Replas Chairman, Des Benjamin. This comes just days after PepsiCo pledges $650,000 to help Clean Up Australia, [...]

60 metre Enduroplank™ Floating Pathway Installed for 5 Years in Colac Apex Club

The Colac Apex Club have a 60 metre Enduroplank™ floating deck and pathway that has been installed for over 5 years. Enduroplank™ decking is a sturdy, long lasting and virtually maintenance free decking product that provides an ethical alternative to timber. It is ideal for a myriad of commercial applications. Installation is easy due to [...]

Replas Invests Heavily to Make an Impact on The Current Soft Plastic Waste Crisis

On Monday, February 17th 2020, Sustainability Victoria met at the Replas Ballarat Facility to inspect equipment as part of the final stages of the Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund grant they have awarded to Replas. Nick Bailey, Dale Beckham and Emily Newton of Sustainability Victoria were shown around the Replas facility by Managing Directors Mark Jacobsen [...]

“Happy Customers” at Chewton Pools in Victoria With Newly Installed Beachcomber Seat

Chewton Pools in Victoria have unveiled their new Beachcomber dolphin seat from Replas. The committee and pool visitors were very impressed by the recycled plastic seat saying, "add to your collection of happy customers." Beachcombers from Replas have been specially designed to be installed wherever a beach or pool theme is appropriate. The comfortable Beachcomber [...]

Replas Attends the AIP ‘Future of Soft Plastics’ Seminar in New South Wales

In July 2019, Replas attended the New South Wales Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) 'Future of Soft Plastics' technical seminar series. With over 100 people at the event, Sales and Marketing Director Mark Jacobsen, took the time to discuss the possibilities that are in front of Replas and the ability to take in soft plastics. [...]

Replas Increases The Amount Of Soft Plastic Packaging Going Into Products

From December 2019, Replas will be adding more of the most problematic waste stream, soft plastic packaging collected at Coles and Woolworths, into our products. A greater percentage can be added to black products, which includes our bollards, profiles and furniture supports. Small particles of material will be slightly visible on the surface (see images [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Melbourne Cricket Club Contribute To The Circular Economy

The Environment and Sustainability team led by Vince Macolino, divert their soft plastic merchandise from landfill by ensuring it makes its way to Replas. The ‘Thunder Sticks’ that are used throughout the Big Bash season are used as a percentage of the ingredients that are processed into bollards which the MCC purchase and install around [...]

Floating Pathway at Kyeemagh Beach NSW Installed With Recycled Plastic Decking

From hot sand to recycled plastic decking, Kyeemagh Beach in New South Wales now has a floating pathway to the beautiful beach front made from Replas decking, Enduroplank™. Installed by Replas Pro Enterprise Landscapes, the Soil Conservation Services of NSW had this floating pathway installed for Bayside Council. "Due to its longevity, Replas products hold [...]

Taylors Creek Closes The Loop With Seating and Plank Signs in Brimbank City Council

"This pathway takes you along the beautiful Taylors Creek and through 'The Lakes' Reserve, here you can stop to enjoy the bird life, view community art work or maybe have a workout on the fitness stations." Located along the creek are Replas recycled plastic products including a plank sign and furniture. 'Proudly adopted by the [...]

Lush Cosmetics Prove Their Efforts of Sustainability and Environmental Footprint

Lush Cosmetics are widely known as a 100% vegetarian, ethical buying, animal test fighting, handmade, naked packaging products. Because of their strong sustainable and environmental ethics, they have recently installed two Lyrebird benches from Replas, made from recycled soft plastics. "We had a need for outdoor seating for our staff and with anything we purchase, [...]

Enduroplank™ Becomes Ideal Decking Material in Tuncurry, NSW

Overlooking Wallis Lake in Tuncurry NSW lies Hamiltons Oysters, and Replas recycled plastic decking. With coastal conditions and the busy summer tourism in the Tuncurry area, the boat dock and deck needed to be a long lasting, durable material that can handle it all. Installed was Replas decking material, Enduroplank™. Recycled plastic Enduroplank™ is ideal for [...]

Bushland Volunteers In Hornsby Council Relax On Picnic Settings

Hornsby Council, North of Sydney CBD, have installed picnic settings at the Bushlands Operations Department for the volunteers that help the council in various projects. Staff at the department also enjoy the idea of sitting on recycled plastic furniture diverted from landfill. Instead of seeing soft plastics scattered through the bushland, they can do sit [...]

The Univresity of Sydney in Canberra Installs New Bollards Out Front

The University of Sydney is one of Australia's largest uni's situated in Canberra ACT. The Building Manager for Raine & Horne, Brian Sheather, stated, "these bollards look great and will no maintenance for years." One of the biggest perks of a Replas product is the low maintenance, especially for a busy university! The 145 mm [...]

Rotary Club Chatswood

Replas offers complimentary visits to community groups to deliver an interesting and educational presentation on the environment. In August Bert Meyer visited Chatswood Rotary Club. Members were amazed to find out that the soft plastic waste they accumulate can be turned into useful outdoor products. The club said the presentation was, ‘Absolutely fascinating!’ adding, ‘We [...]