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Playsafer® Rubber Mulch

Cocoa Brown

Pallet Size
  • 12 year color guarantee!
  • ASTM F-3012 certified
  • It will not blow away or wash away in storms
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  • 12 year color guarantee!
  • ASTM F-3012 certified
  • 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 Cocoa Brown Rubber Mulch is 99.9% steel free
  • Delivery curbside on a pallet with "easy to handle" 40 pound bags
  • Size of nuggets is a mixture of 1/2"-5/8" rubber granules and chunks
  • 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
  • Is rubber mulch loose or solid

    Rubber mulch is loose product.

  • How many sq ft will a pallet cover at 3” depth

    A full pallet at a 3" depth can cover about 300 square feet.

  • Does it work well in a dog run

    This product is pet-friendly. If you are looking for something more compact that your dogs can run and play on you may want to look into rubber tiles, or even turf.

  • I saw a product at the San Diego zoo that looked like mulch but it was all glued together. I dug at it with my boots and it did not give one bit. Also very comfortable to walk on. Is your product like this?

    Our mulch is loose. While it does stay put nicely throughout a rain storm or wind, it will move if you dig a shoe into it.

  • Does mold or mildew accumulate on the bottom?

    Hi! Rubber mulch doesn't retain or absorb moisture, so mold is very unlikely to grow.

  • Can you place it over old mulch that is mostly decomposed?


  • How many inches of the playground rubber mulch should you install for an 8' fall height?

    For an 8 foot fall height you may want to go with about 4" of mulch.

  • Should/can you put plastic sheeting on top of the landscape fabric before adding rubber mulch?

    You should consider using a filter fabric before spreading your mulch, it will prevent weed growth.

  • Does every March come in different sizes

    All our mulch is the same size, varying between 1/2 an inch to 5/8ths of an inch.

  • We have Standard Poodles Is it safe for dogs?

    Rubber mulch is safe for dogs and non toxic.

  • is there a strong rubber smell?

    There may be an initial factory smell, however it will be gone within a few hours.

  • Is there a rubber Oder to this product when in sun, rain any of the elements

    The mulch does not give off an ordor due to weather conditions.

  • Does the color fade in time with exposure to sunlight?

    We offer a 12 year color loss warranty with our mulch. To prevent fading and maintain your mulch, we suggest going over the area with a rake every 6 months to allow the pieces to circulate evenly.

  • Is rubber mulch a good choice if we have a tree overhead that sheds a lot of leaves?

    Rubber mulch can be gone over with a leaf blower to clean it out.

  • Can you put the rubber mulch on top of regular mulch?

    Yes you can

  • i am searching for an alternative to concrete flooring for a dog kennel to avoid the abrasiveness and accompanying calluses as well as impact on joints. Would rubber mulch be a practical option? thank you.

    Yes, or you may want to look into rubber tiles.

  • Do you offer any military discounts?

    We offer a 5% military discount.

  • How quickly does rubber mulch fade ?

    We offer a 12 year color loss warranty on our mulch. It also helps to rake through the area every 6 months to allow the pieces to circulate.

  • Is thus mulch considered a hazardous material? Also can I just dump it around my horse walker without putting edging around to keep it intact?

    It is non toxic and chemical free. You may want to add borders inorder to try to keep all the mulch in one place.

  • Is it hard to clean pine needles out of

    You can go over it with a leaf blower.

  • I started a project replacing rock with rubber mulch. I underestimated the amount I needed. Is it possible to purchase individuals bags? To finish the area that I started I only need about 3 bags. I will work on more areas next year.

    You can order individual bags of our mulch on Amazon

  • Does this product work in flower gardens?

    Yes, rubber mulch is actually great for plant life.

  • Can you put this over old wood mulch?


  • How do you dispose of rubber mulch once your kids grow up and you want to sell your house?

    Hi! Rubber mulch is considered a finished product, and you can throw it in the trash in trash bags the same way you dispose of garbage.

  • Can you buy smaller quantities than a pallet?

    Our smallest quantity would be 10 bags.

  • How is this for a trampoline as well in the snow? We live in Colorado and I want something to put the trampoline on.

    It would be fine for a trampoline area, as well as a snow area.

  • Is rubber tire mulch toxic

    Our mulch is non toxic

  • How is the odor

    There may be an initial factory smell, however it will be gone within a few hours.

  • Is mulch harmful to flowers, plants etc.

    Rubber mulch is great for plants!

  • Would it better to install as follows ?: Fabric-Then 3" Clean Gravel (for drainage) then the rubber mulch

    You can do that!

  • How long does it take to get delivered to Sandusky, Ohio and is there a delivery fee? Do you offer a discount if you buy so much mulch and so many edging?

    You can email us for pricing. We are about 2-3 weeks out right now.

  • Will this mulch stain clothes or does the dye fade/wash off?

    Our mulch will not stain clothing, and we offer a 12 year color loss warranty.

  • I live in Southern California. Summers can get up to 110. If heated, does the rubber emit toxins? Is this safe for kids?

    It heats regularly and is not dangerous at all

  • I live in Florida will this mulch float and move outside outside of a concrete curbing around the house ?

    No, the mulch will stay put and the water will go through it into the ground.

  • We have two large Mastiff dogs. Is rubber mulch pet friendly?

    Yes, definitely.

  • How many square feet does a bag cover 2” thick?

    Hi! Approx 9 square feet

  • do you have to dig up grass first? or can we place the filter fabric on top of grass and then spread mulch on top?

    Hi! You can place the landscape fabric roll on top of the grass and then spread the mulch out on top

  • We live in Phoenix AZ and the summers can get up to 120* will the rubber nuggets get too hot?

    Hi! Rubber mulch can get slightly warm but will never get hot and is always safe for kids to play on!

  • What should I put in the dirt before laying the rubber mulch

    Hi, we recommend laying down our filter fabric roll, and then spreading the mulch out on top.

  • How hot does it get on 85-90 degree summer days? Can kids still play on it in summer heat ?

    Hi! Rubber mulch can get slightly warm, but will never get hot and is always 100% safe for kids to play on!

  • What is the recommended Depth for the coverage?

    Hi, for landscaping we recommend a 2'' depth, and for residential playgrounds we recommend a 3'' depth.

  • Is this made from recycled tires?

    Hi! Rubber Mulch is made from 100% recycled tires.

  • How many sq ft of ground would a 400 lb order normally cover?

    Hi! At a playground area 3'' depth, 400 lbs would cover approx 65 square feet.
    At a landscaping 2'' depth, 400 lbs would cover approx 100 square feet.

  • how is it delivered and how much

    Hi, all deliveries are shipped via freight, curbside delivery and by appointment.
    Price is based on volume, please contact for a quote.

  • A few years ago, I ordered a 1000 in pallet of cocoa brown mulch. They are still as perfect as when I put them down! I want to add them to a few little garden areas I never did before. Is the 400 lb. order the smallest amount I can order?

    Hi, you can contact for a custom quote.
    Thank You!

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