Balaklava Area Committee in Wakefield Regional Council, South Australia, have recently installed 3 recycled plastic podium signs for the Verco Bros Flour Mill, Virgo Saleyards/Balco Office and Balaklava Courthouse. Di Taylor, member of the committee, has said, "the podiums have been received with a welcome response of appreciation. These are the first podiums to be [...]
Campbelltown City Council SA Install Post and Rail Fencing Using Recycled Plastic Bollards from Replas
Campbelltown City Council in South Australia were looking for a cost effective way to replace the old treated pine barriers along the Fourth Creek catchment as part of the city beautification works. Replas Post and Rail Fencing, using 125 mm bollards, were used to replace the existing installation. Nearly 200 metres of this post and [...]
The Replas SA Team had a presentation in Victor Harbor to discuss the Circular Economy and future projects in the area. Robbie Westley is pictured with Joh McCallum, Treasurer, Greg Davis, Lions Park Chairman and Graham Philip, Mayor for City of Victor Harbor. The Lions Meeting discussed possibilities of a new viewing platform in the [...]
Davison Reserve, home of the Kapunda Duck Pond in South Australia, had an existing viewing platform/deck that was in a state of decay after many years of service from the current timber structure. The timber had rotted and cracked and needed regular maintenance. The permapine piles were still in serviceable condition and Replas Enduroplank was [...]
On Sunday 17th November 2019, as part of a local Christmas Pageant, Surfing South Australia encouraged young people to help clean up local beaches by picking up rubbish and trading it in for a ‘handplane’ made from Post Consumer Recycled Sheeting. A ‘handplane’ is a small surfboard used for body surfing and is a great [...]
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 [...]
At the 2019 LGA Roads and Works Conference in South Australia, Replas Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, met with Tony Siviour, CEO of Renmark Paringa Council. Tony took Mark around the town to show him all of the recycled plastic products that have implemented in the councils district. "We're here at the Roads and [...]
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 [...]
"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 [...]
Nunyara Aboriginal Health Services had slated wood benches that were continually being repaired outside of their Health Services office in Whyalla, South Australia. Looking to replace their old, tired timber benches, the team decided to choose Replas, "because of the fact that it is a recycled product and it's sturdy and attractive," explained Jane Baulderstone, [...]
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' [...]
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 [...]
The Youth at the Zoo group (YATZ) recently turned soft plastic packaging into Goat Agility for Adelaide Zoo! More known for being 'dog agility' installed in dog parks around Australia, YATZ knew this product could be helpful at the zoo. “We were able to raise awareness of the importance of recycling soft plastic in our [...]
A very special job went through our factory recently, when Mr Phillip Harding commissioned a recycled plastic memorial seat in memory of his late wife Rosemary. Phillip chose to have the seat installed at the Finke River roadside stop between Alice Springs, NT and the South Australia border. This spot was the first place Phillip [...]
Our man in South Australia Robbie Westley recently went along to the Rotary Club of Adelaide West for a presentation on Replas products. And his talk had quite an impact. Club members were blown away by what they heard about - all the great opportunities recycled plastic provides as a substitute for traditional materials. Describing [...]
With a little imagination recycled-plastic sheeting can produce spectacular results. Sheeting was used at the Anderson Court Adventure Park in SA to create a range of interesting and vibrant structures. Erica Vidinis, Landscape Architect, Campbelltown City Council, SA, said ‘This Project had a strong environmental focus and Council were committed to using sustainable materials. Replas' [...]
At Goodwood Oval in Adelaide, the City of Unley has installed this beautiful post and rail barrier around a large Morton Bay Fig tree. The tree is prone to dropping limbs, so for safety reasons the council needed to deter people from walking under it, but without fully blocking off the magnificent specimen. The post [...]
In the City of Holdfast Bay, South Australia, the council recently completed Stage 4 of their Coast Park boardwalk project. The new 100-metre walkway is the latest addition to the wide open spaces of the Adelaide beach front. It gives easy access to all from roadside across the fragile dunes and down onto the sand. [...]
At Port Noarlunga, South Australia, the local football club has a new fence around their football field, installed using Replas Brolga bollards and galvanised rail. Considering options, the club decided that the recycled plastic bollard's angled top was perfect as an oval barrier. The Brolga's shape removes the danger a pointed edge presents to players [...]
When Burnside Council, SA needed to replace an old steel barrier around a local park on busy Magill Road, they chose recycled plastic 125 mm x 125 mm bollards by Replas. Burnside is a leafy eastern suburb of Adelaide with over 2.5 km2 of parks and reserves. Council staff are very happy with the finished [...]
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 [...]
With installation of a Dog Agility Track using components made from recycled plastic, Denis Morrissey Dog Park in Adelaide has grown in public popularity. Dog owners and their pets coming to play and train have added a new dimension to the multi-purpose park, and are keeping it busy all day. The dog park offers a [...]
When the weather heats up the residents of Adelaide’s northern suburbs escape to Prospect Estate with its mature shade trees, colourful gardens and babbling stream that includes waterfalls and bridges. On entering the park you come upon a recycled-plastic Plank sign with routered lettering, and a row of dark green bollards marking the perimeter. Cross [...]
Replas products feature strongly in the new adventure playground installed by Campbelltown City Council for the younger children in this area of north-eastern Adelaide. The park includes a maze made from plastic sheeting cut into battens and fixed to railings, an arbour walkway that uses the Enduroplank™ for the decking on a composite fibre superstructure, [...]
Having had a long term relationship with Whyalla Council SA, Replas was the first place they went looking for a solution to their out-dated treated pine horse rails and boy do Replas love a challenge.
Residents of Middleton in South Australia love their beach, but access was becoming difficult due to a deteriorating old timber and chain boardwalk. After researching many products Alexandrina Council chose to install a recycled-plastic Enduroplank™ pathway. According to Bronson Symmonds, Coastal Maintenance Officer from Alexandrina Council the recycled-plastic decking stood out because, ‘This product addressed [...]
Walk the Yorke, is a concept developed by the District Council of Yorke Peninsula in South Australia to create a walking experience around 500 kilometres of spectacular cliff, beach, dune and coastal landscape. Not only can walkers appreciate the amazing views, but they will also enjoy a welcome rest on the 20 Beachcomber Seats ordered [...]
Two ospreys have spent the past 20 years returning to waters off Ceduna in South Australia, to breed on nests constructed by former oyster farmer Royce Hart. Having replaced the wooden structure six times, when the weather took its toll again it was decided a more durable material was needed. Replas came to the bird’s [...]
The Marion bollard has been specially moulded to create a superb modern look. Made from solid recycled plastic and finished with an attractive bevelled top, it offers the ultimate in super strong fencing and barriers. West Torrens Council chose the Marion to install at Lockleys Oval in South Australia. The council is keen to get [...]
The bridge at the Outlet in Robe, SA, faces a daily assault of sea water and salt spray. So it was no wonder the District Council of Robe chose recycled-plastic Enduroplank decking as a more durable alternative to timber. Trevor Hondow, Works Manager at Robe District Council said they, 'wanted an environmentally-friendly, cost effective long-lasting [...]
St Peters Lutheran school in Blackwood, South Australia, chose to install a Junior School Exersite from Replas which is specifically designed for primary school children to provide a safe, effective and enjoyable exercise experience. The equipment and signage are made from durable recycled-plastic. This not only reduces the amount of plastic going to landfill, but [...]
The City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters, in South Australia, had three low level shared-use crossings along the Torrens River that were regularly underwater due to flash flooding and as a result the timber decking badly needed replacing. The council needed a robust product that could weather the conditions and wouldn't rot or be [...]
Port Lincoln Council in South Australia needed to replace some treated pine post and wire fencing along a new walking and cycling trail on the main road leading into Port Lincoln. Replas bollards offer a long-lasting solution and coordinate beautifully with existing signage along the Parnkalla Trail. Nigel Melzner, Manager Community Infrastructure, City of Port [...]
The District Council of Mount Remarkable in South Australia has given Melrose Memorial Park a makeover with the addition of a range of new Replas seats and settings to replace the previous old tired furniture.
Four Paws park at Denis Morrisey is a new fenced off dog park which has been provided by Campbelltown Council in South Australia. The council says they have had a fantastic response from locals and the dogs seem pretty happy too!
Salisbury Council in South Australia needed to upgrade a ramp at the Ingle Farm Football Club to ensure it was compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act. Replas supplied and installed a composite fibre sub-structure with Enduroplank decking laid over the existing ramp. As it wasn't necessary to demolish the old ramp, costs were kept to [...]
Replas Rumble Bars are popping up all over South Australia. On this steep incline they slow drivers down and protect the busy walking lane recently installed.
If you've just carved up the skate ramps at Minkara Park in South Australia, you might be glad of a cool place to rest. This recycled-plastic seat is not only attractive, comfortable and long lasting, but also provides the perfect shady spot to cool your wheels.
The Salisbury Football Club in South Australia needed to replace the ageing timber barrier around their oval. The new boundary made from recycled-plastic 125 mm bollards looks great, was easy to install and will last for many footy seasons to come.
The Minkarra Dog Park, located at Manning Road Flagstaff Hill, in South Australia, is the first facility of its type within the City of Onkaparinga. The park includes fencing, seating, park furniture, dog exercise equipment, paths and shelters. The project has received positive feedback from dog owners who support the provision of a safe and [...]
Holdfast Bay Council in South Australia used 125 mm recycled-plastic bollards to define the perimeter of Da Costa Park in Glenelg. The bollards deter people from driving onto this beautiful oval and the locals are also very happy to hear they are made from plastic waste collected within their own community.
Prospect Council in South Australia is slowly getting rid of all of their ugly looking treated pine barriers and are replacing them with Replas 150 mm round bollards with railing. This inexpensive and easy-to-install option works well with the council's current sustainability policy and budgetary restraints.
Commuters in the City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters in South Australia can now rest easy. The addition of a new recycled-plastic Kimberly Seat at a bus stop on Coorara Avenue, in Payneham, means waiting for a bus is much less tiresome and it also means less plastic waste collected in the community is [...]
When lightweight bollards were installed at Southend in South Australia they continually suffered damage from vandals. After searching for a better solution, Wattle Rangers Council chose to install several 145 mm bollards from Replas. Installed for more than a year, they not only still look good, but have also proved too tough for vandals to [...]
The Department of Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (DPTI) in South Australia needed a long lasting, inexpensive fencing option for a bike path along the $291 m Seaford rail extension. They wanted an environmentally-friendly product as the brief was to be as sustainable as possible. The solution? A Post and Rail fence from Replas. Installed by [...]
Woodville Primary School were the first winners of a seat in the South Australian Woodville Primary School Coles REDcycle program. Robbie Westley from Replas South Australia recently visited the school to see how their seat had settled in to its new home.
Live on a country road? Do all your friends miss your driveway? Why not put up a hard wearing and durable recycled-plastic sign to direct the way to your house. Now, not only will friends and even potential buyers be able to find you easily, but you have also helped to reduce the amount of [...]
Exposed tree roots created a safety hazard for the heavy student traffic at St Joseph’s School, Port Lincoln SA, located on the Eyre Peninsula. No one knew what to do with this barren and often muddy area. What they did know was that they wanted to create an area that was hardwearing, safe for students, [...]
Students at Vincent State School in Townsville make use of Exercite™ fitness equipment installed on their oval, during break times and as part of their class daily fitness activities. During the recent tornado the school suffered damage to buildings and grounds. However, due to the sturdy nature of the fitness equipment it survived unscathed. ‘Once [...]
Holdfast Bay Council, in SA, enlisted Replas to design, certify, supply, and install a composite fibre and recycled plastic staircase and boardwalk, at Barton Gully. The council were excited to be using a ground breaking product with a virtually maintenance-free future. The structure is expected to last in excess 40 years, which is far more [...]