When walking along the main beach in Cardwell, QLD you will spot more than just beautiful views. Cassowary Coast Regional Council have Replas bollards, exercise equipment, and beach access walkways installed all along the Cardwell Foreshore Pathway. These recycled plastic products are the forefront of creating a Circular Economy, exactly what Cassowary Coast Regional Council has done. The 150 mm round bollard is clean and smooth, and the product stands up to changes in temperature without distorting. Replas bollards are the ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required to define boundaries or deter vehicle or pedestrian access like the foreshore pathway in Cardwell. Replas exercise equipment is unique, outdoor, self-guided exercise systems that are user and environmentally friendly. The fitness equipment provides local governments an attractive and useful community amenity. Designed to encourage people of all ages to improve their aerobic fitness, strength and flexibility, all while using recycled plastic products. And beach access platforms made from recycled plastic decking called Enduroplank™, makes navigation easier for wheelchairs, prams and surf life- saving equipment allowing access for users of all mobility levels. Replas has created an easy to install system that provides a low-cost long-lasting solution for beach pathways. The pre-fabricated modules are made from fully recycled material meaning installation time is extremely quick providing considerable cost savings. Recycled plastic is the perfect material to use at the beach as it will not rot, split or crack like timber. Cassowary Coast Regional Council has shown what can be done at foreshore pathways all around Australia while contributing to the long lasting effects of the Circular Economy.

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Cardwell is surrounded by natural attractions including national parks, waterfalls and walking trails. The Cardwell Forest Drive is a 26km scenic drive from the town centre, taking in lookouts, freshwater swimming holes and picnic spots. There is plenty to do and see in Cardwell. The revamped esplanade has a walkway along the beachfront, picnic spots, children’s playgrounds and public artwork.”