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, ASTM F3012

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What is Green Rubber Mulch? 

Green Rubber Mulch is a type of playground surfacing made from recycled rubber. It is designed to provide a safe and durable surface for playgrounds and other outdoor play areas.

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

Green is a popular color choice for rubber mulch used in playgrounds for several reasons:

  • Aesthetics: Green rubber mulch looks natural and blends in well with the surrounding landscape. It can provide a cohesive look to your playground and create a visually appealing play space.
  • Safety: Green is a calming color and can create a more relaxed and safe environment for children to play in. Additionally, green rubber mulch can be easier to spot small objects, such as rocks or glass, that may be hidden in other colors of mulch.
  • Environmental Factors: Green is associated with nature and the environment, which can help promote a positive environmental message to children. By choosing a green color for the rubber mulch, you are emphasizing the eco-friendliness of the material.
  • Temperature: Green rubber mulch can be cooler to the touch than other colors of mulch, which can be beneficial on hot summer days when playground equipment can become hot and uncomfortable.

How is Green Rubber Mulch made? 

Green Rubber Mulch is made by shredding and processing recycled rubber products, such as old tires, into small pieces. These pieces are then dyed green using environmentally friendly pigments.

Is Green Rubber Mulch safe for children? 

Yes, Green Rubber Mulch is designed to provide a safe and cushioned surface for children to play on. It is certified to meet safety standards set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).

How much Green Rubber Mulch do I need for my playground? 

The amount of Green Rubber Mulch you need will depend on the size of your playground and the thickness of the mulch layer you want. As a general rule, you will need approximately 12-15 pounds of mulch per square foot of playground area for a 2-3 inch layer of mulch.

How do I install Green Rubber Mulch?

Green Rubber Mulch is typically installed by spreading it evenly over the playground surface to the desired thickness. It is recommended that you use a landscape fabric or other barrier material to prevent weeds from growing through the mulch.

How long does Green Rubber Mulch last?

Green Rubber Mulch is designed to be durable and long-lasting. It can last for up to 12 years or more with proper maintenance and care.

Is Green Rubber Mulch eco-friendly? 

Yes, Green Rubber Mulch is eco-friendly as it is made from recycled rubber products and is designed to last for many years. It also helps to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills.

How do I maintain Green Rubber Mulch?

Green Rubber Mulch requires minimal maintenance. It should be raked periodically to redistribute the mulch and maintain an even surface. Any debris or foreign objects should be removed from the surface to prevent damage to the mulch.

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