Green Rubber Mulch for Playgrounds and Landscaping

Green Rubber Mulch

Green Rubber Mulch Bag Package

Green Rubber Mulch is a great color for those who desire a fun, natural grass or turf look throughout their play areas or landscapes.

Some of the benefits of using Green Rubber Mulch include:

  • Does Not Attract Termites and Other Insect, Like Wood Mulch
  • Saves Time and Money by Eliminating Annual Mulching
  • Prevents Weeds
  • 12-Year Color Lock Guarantee
  • Up to 2X Coverage Per Cubic Foot vs. Wood Mulch
  • Improves Playground Safety – Provides Critical Fall Height Protection up to 16ft
  • ADA-Qualified Wheelchair Accessible Surface



This product is certified by the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association for use as a public play surfacing.

To verify certification, please visit the IPEMA website at:


Color Samples and Installed Images:

Green Rubber Mulch Color Example SwatchGreen Swingset Play Area Surface SafetyGreen Rubber Mulch for Playgrounds






To see more pictures, visit our Rubber Mulch Photo Gallery.


Sizes and Availability:

.8 cu ft. Bags (Full Pallet – 98 x .8 cu ft. bags) – Online Store
38.5 cu ft (1,000 lb super sack) – Online Store
76.9 cu ft (2,000 lb super sack) – Online Store


Green Landscaping Mulch

How to use: Spread 1.5 inches deep throughout landscape areas . For maximum weed protection, install a weed block landscape fabric underneath mulch.

Green Playground Safety Surface

How to use: Spread 6 inches deep. Check depth annually to ensure proper mulch depth of 6 inches is maintained. Add additional mulch if necessary.

Where to Use: Throughout landscape areas or anywhere traditional wood mulch, decorative rock or other ground covering materials are used. May be installed next to tree trunks, house foundations or other wood structures, unlike wood mulch.

Where to Use: Throughout entire play area. Ensure a minimum 6 foot safety zone around all play structures.

Where Not to Use: Before flower and vegetable seeds have germinated and around underdeveloped plants until they have had time to mature.

Where Not to Use: On Playground equipment. Use as playground safety surface only.

Why to Use:

  • Does not attract termites and other insects, like wood mulch
  • Saves time and money by eliminating annual mulching
  • Prevents weeds
  • 12 year color-lock guarantee
  • Up to 2X coverage per cu ft vs wood mulch
  • Supports plant health by allowing water and nutrients to pass directly into soil
  • Does not float or blow away
  • Will not rot
  • No mold, fungus or mildew
  • Wheel chair accessible per ASTM F1951-99

Why to Use:

  • IPEMA certified to provide up to 16’ of fall height protection per ASTM F1292-09 at a 6” compacted depth
  • Saves time and money by eliminating annual mulching
  • Prevents weeds
  • 12 year color-lock guarantee
  • Up to 2X coverage per cu ft vs wood mulch
  • Resists rodent infestation
  • Does not float or blow away
  • Will not rot
  • No mold, fungus or mildew
  • Wheel chair accessible per ASTM F1951-99

When to Use: Anytime.

When to Use: Anytime.

Notice: This is not the product label. Always read and follow the product label instructions before use.

Comments (10)

  • John Knott

    March 2nd, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Do you have the shredded mulch? I am interested in the green color. Could you send me a sample of your mulch? Like to know your location and the cost of shippping versus me picking it up.

    • GroundSmart

      March 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 am

      Thanks for contacting us. We’ll be in touch via e-mail with more details.

  • william haddox

    March 11th, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    i am also interested in green shredded mulch please send me some pics along with prices shipped to ohio

    • GroundSmart

      March 14th, 2014 at 11:04 am

      Thanks for contacting us, William. We’ll be in touch ASAP.

  • Lindsey Relic

    April 5th, 2014 at 10:43 am

    I am real interested in putting rubber mulch down for my granddaughters playground area but i am from pa and would like to know what shipping would be to get it here or is there someone closer. thank you have a blessed day

    • GroundSmart

      April 5th, 2014 at 5:17 pm

      Lindsey, thank you for contacting us. All the prices in our online store include shipping to any location in the Contiguous USA – there are no additional shipping charges. If you are looking for just a few bags, try our Store Finder to see if there are locations near you that sell what you need.
      Please don’t hesitate to contact us with additional questions or comments.

  • Coleen Hazelwood

    April 21st, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    I am designing and pricing a playground for our church. Will you please advise how much green rubber mulch I will need for an area approx. 47 ft X 15 ft, spreading it 6″ deep, and the cost. I am in Broken Arrow, OK. Do you have a store in the area, and what are shipping costs versus my picking it up?

    Thank you for your assistance.

    Coleen Hazelwood

    • GroundSmart

      April 21st, 2014 at 2:56 pm

      Thank you for contacting us! We will be in touch via e-mail with the information you requested.


    April 30th, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    Can I just buy 10 bags?

    • GroundSmart

      May 10th, 2014 at 1:29 pm

      Thanks for contacting us! We are sorry, but we do not offer quantities online smaller than the 1000 lb Super Sack (equivalent to about 49 bags). For smaller quantities, try our Store Locator:

      Most stores do not stock the green color, but they could possible order it for you. If you cannot find anyone locally, give us a call or send an e-mail and we will see what we can do to help.

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