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Playsafer® Rubber Mulch

Natural/unpainted Black

Pallet Size
  • Natural black and gray color lasts forever!
  • Bags are 40 lbs./1.55 cu. ft.
  • It will not blow away or wash away in storms
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  • Natural black and gray color lasts forever!
  • Bags are 40 lbs./1.55 cu. ft.
  • It will not blow away or wash away in storms
  • Reduces bug and rodent infestation and does not attract ants
  • Will not decompose or compress
  • Weather-friendly, never freezes
  • Always dry and ready to play almost immediately after even the heaviest rain
  • Rainproof, does not retain moisture, slipperiness or dirt
  • Our Black Rubber Mulch is 99.9% steel free
  • Delivery curbside on a pallet
  • ASTM F-3012 certified
  • Size of nuggets is a mixture of 1/2"-5/8" rubber granules and chunks

Area of Basic Shapes

Area of a Square or Rectangle:

Formula: Area = Length x Width
Length = 20'
Width = 10'
Area = 10 x 20
Area = 200 sq. ft.

Area of a Right Triangle

Formula: Area = 1/2 (base x height)
Base= 10'
Height = 10"
Area= 1/2 x (10 x 10)
Area = 50 sq. ft.

Area of a Circle:

Formula: Area = π r² (pi x radius squared)
π= 3.141
r = 10'

Area= 3.141 x 10 x 10
Area = 314.1 sq. ft.

Area of an Irregular Shape


Section the irregular area into basic shapes. Calculate the area of each basic shape and add the areas for each together.
Rectangle: 50' by 40'
    Area = 50 x 40 = 2,000 sq.ft.
Circle: radius = 41 '
    Area = 3.14 x 41 x 41 = 5,278 sq.ft.
Triangle A = 20' by 20'
     Area = 1/2 x (39 x 5) = 200 sq.ft.
Triangle B = 10' by 39'
     Area = 1/2 x (39 x 5) = 97.5 sq.ft.
Total Area = 7,575.5 sq.ft.


Ask a Question
  • Would this work well for doggie outside playyard.

    Yes! This is chemical free and non toxic.

  • Is it flame retardant

    Rubber mulch will ony burn under direct flame.

  • Will rubber mulch protect a child in a fall? If so, what is the height protection with 3” of mulch?

    Yes, rubber mulch will protect a child from a 5-6 foot fall height with 3" of mulch.

  • Hi is the rubber mulch easy to blow leaves off of?

    Yes, with normal leaf blowing, the mulch will stay put.

  • How long does the rubber mulch last compare to the rubber squares? Is there a warranty on the rubber and how long?

    Rubber mulch has a 12 year color loss warranty, and our tiles have a 5 year warranty.

  • Will stray cats use rubber mulch as an outdoor toilet?

    The mulch is very easy to clean, you can just go over it with a hose and even use soap if you want.

  • Does this reduce weeds

    The mulch will not reduce weed growth, however you can use a filter fabric underneath to accomplish that.

  • Is your rubber mulch made from used tires? What chemicals are in this mulch?

    Hi Sandy. Rubber Mulch is non-toxic, its made from 100% recycled car tires.

  • Is there any toxic chemicals in the tire mulch. I heard that tire mulch is not safe for children

    Hi! Rubber mulch isn't known to be toxic or harmful to children in any way!
    In fact, rubber mulch is the safest surfacing product you can get for your playground!

  • Would this be ok to use for a dog yard? I want to make sure it is safe and not absorbed into their paws. Thank you.

    Hi! Rubber mulch is widely used for dog runs and play area.

  • Will this hert to walk on in bear foot I know you shouldn't but a 3 year old will 3 year old

    Hi! Rubber mulch is soft on the feet and is 100% safe to walk on!

  • Does the natural black rubber mulch get hot in the summer where it would burn my kids feet

    Hi, rubber mulch may warm up slightly but will never get hot and is always safe and fun for kids to play on!

  • How much rubber mulch do I need for 900sf

    Hi, for a landscaping area you would need 4,000 lbs. For a playground area you would need 6,000 lbs.

  • Does the mulch color(paint) rub off on shoes and clothes? My son has black rubber mulch at his school and his shoes are black at the end of the day.

    Rubber Mulch should not rub onto hands or clothing. Some companies use poor quality paint, which can rub off onto hands and clothing.
    Playsafer rubber mulch only uses top quality dyes which won't rub off.

  • Can this product be used in a garden without harming plants?

    Sure! We have thousands of customers using rubber mulch in flower beds and its 100% safe for the plants.

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