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13 05, 2019

Cornish College Students Learn Hands-On At The Replas Environmental Centre

By |2019-05-13T22:52:04+00:00May 13th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Today saw 65 Year 6 students from Cornish College visit the Replas Environmental Centre – one of the largest plastic recycling centres in the southern hemisphere. The students have just started learning about recycling and with some projects coming up this was the perfect opportunity for them to learn more in a hands-on, interactive experience. [...]

3 05, 2019

Engineering Students from RMIT Uni Visit the REC

By |2019-05-03T03:57:47+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Friday May 3rd saw 28 Engineering students from RMIT University visit the Replas Environmental Centre as part of their studies on sustainable materials. The students discovered just how much plastic is consumed around the world and the subsequent impact it has on our environment. They enjoyed seeing the tangible connection between plastics that are saved [...]

3 05, 2019

Balcombe Grammar Year 12 VCE Students Tour The REC As Part Of Their Studies

By |2019-05-03T03:52:08+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

On Monday 29th April Year 12 VCE students from Balcombe Grammar visited the Replas Environmental Centre as part of their product design and technology studies. They were empowered to learn just how well the recycling movement is being supported recently and the push for change to industry. They enjoyed the hands on display of the [...]

19 03, 2019

VCAL Students From Swinburne University Visit The REC

By |2019-03-19T00:45:47+00:00March 19th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

On Monday 4th and Friday 8th of March 2019, 30 VCAL students from Swinburne University visited the Replas Environmental Centre. The students were learning about plastic and the impact on the environment as part of their personal development studies. The students enjoyed new information about plastics and how Australia is currently experiencing a plastic recycling [...]

25 10, 2018

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

By |2018-10-25T03:31:03+00:00October 25th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

23 10, 2018

Replas Environmental Centre Welcomes Aspendale Primary School For Tour

By |2018-10-23T04:52:15+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

4 10, 2018

Replas Meets With Ministers To Discuss China Ban Solutions

By |2018-10-04T04:05:53+00:00October 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 a greater insight into [...]

4 10, 2018

Gardenvale Primary School Takes A Tour Through The REC

By |2018-10-04T03:29:02+00:00October 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

4 06, 2018

AIP Members Take The Tour At Replas Environmental Centre

By |2018-06-04T05:58:44+00:00June 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 [...]