Playsafer Rubber Mulch

Playsafer Rubber Mulch

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Please Note : Wood mulch and rubber mulch require different amounts of cubic footage. Typically, you need twice as much wood mulch as rubber mulch.
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  • 12 year color guarantee!
  • It will not blow away or wash away in storms
  • Reduces bug and rodent infestation and does not attract ants


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Description: Playsafer rubber mulch is the safer, softer and longest lasting playground surfacing. It’s highly durable and does not decompose, compact, or require annual top-up over during its lifetime.  Our processing methods have been perfected over the last 20+ years, yielding the cleanest safest rubber mulch available today.

Safety: Rubber mulch is the safest and most cost-effective play surfacing; with unmatched shock absorbency and up to 12 ft fall height protection. Playsafer Rubber mulch is IPEMA certified and exceeds CPSC guidelines. It meets ASTM F1292, F1951, F3012.  Playsafer Rubber Mulch is 99.9% steel free

Size: Size of nuggets is a mixture of 1/2"-5/8" rubber granules and chunks

Color: Playsafer Rubber mulch comes in 6 vibrant color choices. Cocoa Brown, Terra Cotta Red, Green, Blue, Painted Black and Unpainted Black. Color doesn’t rub-off or bleed on to clothing

Warranty:  Our Powerlock-ColorGuard formula keeps our rubber mulch looking new year after year. All Playsafer mulch comes with a 12-year color warranty. 

Maintenance:  Our Playsafer rubber mulch requires no maintenance. It does not retain moisture, slippiness or dirt keeping it always dry and ready to play even after the heaviest rain. It wont freeze, decompose or compress. It will not blow away or wash away in storms.

Material: Made from 100% recycled rubber

Delivery: Delivery curbside on a pallet with "easy to handle" 40-pound bags

Made in the USA

  • Size of nuggets is a mixture of 1/2"-5/8" rubber granules and chunks
  • Made from 100% recycled rubber
  • Made in the USA
  • Exceeds CPSC guidelines
  • IPEMA certified
  • Meets ASTM F-1951, ASTM F-1292

Test Data

F1292-99__6_inch.pdf
F1292-99__5_inch.pdf
F1292-99__4_inch.pdf
Playsafer Rubber Mulch Specs

What is Blue Rubber Mulch?

Blue Rubber Mulch is a type of rubber mulch made from recycled tires that is colored blue. It is used as a safety surface for playgrounds, landscaping, and other applications.

Why choose blue as the color for rubber mulch for playgrounds?

Blue is sometimes used as the color of rubber mulch for playgrounds for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Blue rubber mulch may give a splash of color to playgrounds, making them more aesthetically attractive. It may be used to complement existing playground equipment and improve the overall appearance of the area.
  • Blue rubber mulch, like unpainted black rubber mulch, is manufactured from recycled tires and is thus just as safe. It has no toxic chemicals or colors that might damage children if consumed.
  • Accessibility: Blue rubber mulch is especially beneficial for visually challenged children since it contrasts with the surrounding environment, making it simpler for them to walk and play safely.
  • Creativity: Blue rubber mulch may be used to create fascinating shapes and patterns on playgrounds, such as waves or rivers, providing a playful aspect.
  • Although blue rubber mulch is not as prevalent as unpainted black rubber mulch, it may be an aesthetically beautiful, safe, and innovative alternative for playgrounds.

How is Blue Rubber Mulch different from regular mulch? 

Unlike regular mulch, Blue Rubber Mulch is made from recycled rubber tires and is designed to provide a safe, shock-absorbent surface for playgrounds and other high-traffic areas. It is also colored to add an aesthetic appeal to landscaping projects.

What are the benefits of using Blue Rubber Mulch? 

Some benefits of using Blue Rubber Mulch include its durability, safety, and low maintenance. It does not attract pests or insects, and it does not decompose or blow away like regular mulch. Additionally, its blue color can add an eye-catching element to landscaping projects.

Is Blue Rubber Mulch safe for children?

Yes, Blue Rubber Mulch is designed to be a safe, shock-absorbent surface for children to play on. It is tested to meet or exceed industry safety standards.

Is Blue Rubber Mulch environmentally friendly?

Yes, Blue Rubber Mulch is made from recycled rubber tires, which helps to reduce waste in landfills. It is also a low-maintenance option that does not require the use of harmful chemicals or pesticides.

How long does Blue Rubber Mulch last? 

Blue Rubber Mulch is designed to last for many years, even in high-traffic areas. It does not decompose or break down like regular mulch, which means that it can provide a durable and long-lasting surface for playgrounds and other applications.

How do I install Blue Rubber Mulch? 

Blue Rubber Mulch can be installed over an existing surface or on bare ground. It is recommended to prepare the surface by removing any debris, weeds, or grass before installation. The mulch should be spread evenly to the desired depth and compacted with a heavy roller to ensure a level and stable surface.

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