Sustainability Team at Style Craft Takes a Tour of the Replas Environmental Centre

"A big thank you for taking the time to show us around the Replas showroom and factory yesterday," explained Jacqui Wagar, Sustainability Leader for Style Craft. Jacqui, Tony and Daniel took a tour of the Replas Environmental Centre with Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Jacobsen, during National Recycling Week 2019. The Style Craft team and [...]

Replas Environmental Centre Held a Free Tour During National Recycling Week 2019

On Thursday, November 14th, Replas held a free Replas Environmental Centre tour apart of National Recycling Week. Companies, business men and women, along with parents, kids and teachers all attended the free tour to learn more about recycling and recycled plastic products from Replas. The REC starts with a tour through 'The Tunnel' to educate [...]

Woolworths Takes A Replas Environmental Centre Tour To Discuss Products and Circular Economy

On the 12th of November, Peter Bruce, General Manager Woolies 360, visited the Replas Environmental Centre. During the tour, Peter discussed with Mark Jacobsen, Sales and Marketing Director, and Des Benjamin, Chairman, about the Circular Economy and creating a demand for recycled plastic products. "The tide is turning" explains Mark, more and more corporate companies [...]

AIP Heads To Replas Environmental Centre Alongside 2019 Melbourne Waste Expo Industry Events

The Australian Institute of Packaging came to the Replas Environmental Centre in late October to discover recycled plastic products alongside the 2019 Waste Expo. 15 members of AIP discussed the Circular Economy and what needs to be done in government and local council to create a demand for recycled plastic products. This tour comes alongside [...]

Kellogg’s Head Office Tour The Replas Environmental Centre For Circular Economy Discussion

On the 7th of November, members of Kellogg's head office flew down from Sydney to tour the Replas Environmental Centre with Sales and Marketing Director of Replas, Mark Jacobsen and Director of REDgroup, Liz Kasell. During this tour, the Kellogg's team discussed the Circular Economy and how they can help drive demand through their Nutri-Grain [...]

Williamson Community Leadership Program Industry Professionals Visit The Replas Environmental Centre

On Friday 18th of October, the Replas Environmental Centre had a large group of industry professionals attend a tour as part of the Williamson Community Leadership Program run by Leadership Victoria. Leadership Victoria exists to inspire, develop and connect exceptional leaders who are driven by personal development and professional excellence and share our passion for [...]

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 [...]

Simplot Australia Learns More About Replas And What Happens To Soft Plastic

On the 2nd of April, Simplot Australia, Replas and Red Group met at the Replas Environmental Centre for a tour and to see and understand what happens to the soft plastic Simplot produce, that gets recycled. Simplot also had a look at the different products produced through Replas to encourage their engineering teams to be [...]

Surprised Students Take The REC Tour To Learn The Impact Of Plastic Waste

Friday 21st September saw 12 VCE students from Marist-Sion College in Warragul visit the Replas Environmental Centre (REC). Students travelled through the tunnel, surprised to learn about how much plastic ends up in our oceans and the amount of plastic consumed by sea creatures every year. The students discovered the scale of the global plastic [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Replas Meets with Ministers To Discuss China Ban Solutions

Hon Lily D’Ambrosio is the state Minister for Environment, Energy & Climate Change and she attended our facilities at the REC with the Carrum Downs MP – Sonya Kilkenny and Dominik Nicholls, Senior Manager of Resource Recovery at Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning. The group attended the meeting in the hope to gain [...]

AIP Members Take The Tour At Replas Environmental Centre

On Tuesday February 13th, AIP members had the opportunity to walk through the Recycling Environmental Centre at the Replas Sales Office. This gave them the latest information on plastic waste, where it's going, and what everyone can do to help. They walked through 'The Tunnel' which shows and explains where plastic comes from and where [...]

1st Cranbourne Joey Scout Enjoy the Recycling Environmental Centre

Hearing about Replas back in September from the 1st Narre Warren scout group, the Cranbourne scout group was very excited to learn what Replas does! "1st Cranbourne had a fantastic time at Replas tonight," said Natalie Kenward, who is part of Scouts Australia. "I have heard from some parents already that Joey Scouts have gone [...]

Carbon Cutters

In early June, Replas Peter Patterson and Cheryl Stevens showed the 'Carbon Cutters' around the Carrum Downs showroom and gave them a tour through the 'Bag Cave.' This group classifies themselves as 'Neighbours seeking and sharing ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our everyday lives.' The residents in Princess Hill VIC, meet at the [...]

Nossal High School visits Carrum Downs Showroom

On June 1st, Nossal High School students took a tour through our Carrum Downs showroom and educational tour through our 'Bag Cave' that explains all things recycled plastic and Replas. Ben McCulloch, a Replas Sales Consultant, took the students around and explained a bit of the background on Replas. While explaining, Ben gave the students [...]

Neil Mitchell visits the Replas Resource Centre

Neil Mitchell visited the Replas Environmental Centre (REC) along with a group of interested residents from Maroondah Council. Neil describes himself as being on a ‘sustainable journey’ and says he first noticed Replas products when visiting the Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne. Part of a community group who committed to reducing their waste by 50 [...]

Tour de force

EnviroCom Australia provides education, training and research services to the public and private sectors. Their Environmental Consultant, Toni Hew, is a regular visitor at the Replas Environmental Centre (REC), leading community groups on tours of the facility. Toni says it is a great opportunity for residents, ‘to find out for themselves the products that can [...]