Rubber Mulch Calculator – How Much Do I Need? – What Will It Cost?

Rubber Mulch Calculators

You can use the tools on this page to answer questions like “How Much Rubber Mulch Do I Need?” and “How Mulch Will My Rubber Mulch Order Cost?” You can also convert the amount you need into various different measurements (including pounds/tons, feet and yards) to make it easier to compare pricing and savings information.

Rubber Mulch Coverage Calculator

Start here to determine how much GroundSmart Rubber Mulch you will need for your project. On the left side of this page you will find suggested depths for various project types/applications.


Length: x Width: orSq. :

Depth in Inches:

Depth in Inches?:

Enter dimensions to get started!

= Totals:

Lbs. Cu. Ft. Cu. Yards Tons

Rubber Mulch Price Quote

You can generate a price quote for your order using the information in the Coverage Calculator. If you have not already, please enter the amount of Rubber Mulch in which you are interested in the tool above. Prices here will include shipping costs to any destination within the Contiguous United States, but will not include any required sales or use tax.

If you would like to have your price quote e-mailed to you, please enter your e-mail address below. It is optional. Click the ‘Get Price Quote’ button below when you are ready to continue.

Planned Usage:

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Why should I give you my e-mail?

If you would like to have your shipping quote e-mailed to you, you can enter your e-mail address here. It is optional. Many users prefer to have a written record of their quote for reference purposes and to stay organized if they submit multiple quote requests. You will receive our customer newsletter and be eligible to receive weekly and monthly special offers and discounts, saving you money on future rubber mulch purchases. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Order Information:

You will need approximately
( ) of GroundSmart Rubber Mulch.

To place this mulch order the most efficient product configuration is:

x 38.5 cu ft – 1,000 lbs. – Super Sack(s) of GroundSmart Rubber Mulch

x 76.9 cu ft – 2,000 lbs. – Super Sack(s) of GroundSmart Rubber Mulch

Total Weight: lbs.

This order quote for GroundSmart Rubber mulch includes delivery to any location within the Contiguous United States.

Total Price: $

The smallest quantity available in our online store is our 1,000lb (38.5 cu ft) Super Sack. If you need less, please use the store locator to find a local retailer.

For orders over 20,000 lbs. please call us at (800) 961-0909 for additional shipping discounts.

For orders over 100,000 lbs. please call us at (800) 961-0909 for assistance.

Select Color:
Add to Cart

Get a Price Quote

Select a color, then click the ‘Add to Cart’ button to add this amount of Rubber Mulch to your Shopping Cart.

Comments (22)

  • James

    May 16th, 2013 at 11:37 am

    I really like this Web page I would recommend it to any one that does landscaping or just for the home owner. Thank you

  • Lavera Helmuth

    May 20th, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    We are redoing a child care playground and would like a quote.

    • GroundSmart

      May 20th, 2013 at 5:12 pm

      Lavera, thanks for getting in touch with us. If you know the dimensions of the playground, you can enter them above, along with your desired/required depth, to get an order cost estimate. If you end up needing more than 20,000lbs, please let us know via telephone or e-mail and we will be in touch with special rates. For a Child Care Playground, it is very rare that you would require that much, though.

      If you aren’t sure about the depth you’d need, let us know how high your play equipment is off the ground. A 6″ depth of GroundSmart Rubber Mulch is certified for 16′ of fall height protection. If your play equipment isn’t that high, though, you may be able to use a 4″ depth. If you want us to help you figure out the best depth for your playground safety surface, please give us a call at (800) 961-0909.

  • frances

    May 31st, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    I just spoke with a very nice and very helpful lady with your company! Thank you so much for answering my question, I am very,very gratful for her patience and help!

  • Eric Robinson

    June 3rd, 2013 at 5:20 am

    On behalf of our church, Fort Worth Bible Fellowship, I am in need of a quote for a pavillion and play ground (both 20 X 30).

    • GroundSmart

      June 4th, 2013 at 1:47 am

      Eric, thank you for contacting us. We’ll be in touch via e-mail ASAP.

  • rachel and chris pepper

    June 8th, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    we just bought 4 new tires from discount tires this morning and it mentioned a discount for DT customers/members – can I get a quote based on that discount. Playground is approx. 30×25′ footprint with 4 inches of rubber mulch needed.

    • GroundSmart

      June 8th, 2013 at 6:00 pm

      If you have a Discount Tire Store code, you can use it on the joint DT/GroundSmart web store, located here:

  • Vincent

    July 8th, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    How many square feet will the 40,000 pounds cover at 1.5″ depth? Thank You and would this come in one shipment in bulk. Is the price FOB-customers address ?

    • GroundSmart

      July 9th, 2013 at 8:50 pm

      At a 1.5″ depth, 40,000 lbs of GroundSmart Rubber Mulch will cover 12,121 sq ft, (3.3lbs per square foot @ 1.5″).

      For an order of that size, we suggest you call us at (800) 961-0909. Or contact us via e-mail using the form below. All of the prices here on the website include shipping to any location within the contiguous United States, but we can usually do even better on pricing and shipping costs for larger orders (over 20,000lbs).

  • Matt

    July 13th, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    I went to buy more at the local walmart. they had none left. are their more shipments going out. or when they sell out is that all they get?

    • GroundSmart

      August 17th, 2013 at 6:56 pm

      Walmarts have placed their full orders for the season, so it is unlikely your local store will be getting another shipment in the next couple of months. Have you tried the store finder to see if there are other locations in your area?

  • Darrel

    November 5th, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    Can you please tell me the lead time for your Expresso Black 1,000 lb Super Sack. Doing a landscape project now for 250 ft sq and shipping to California. Thank you

    • GroundSmart

      November 5th, 2013 at 5:07 pm

      We can turn around an order in 4-6 business days, depending on your availability to receive delivery. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

  • steve

    January 24th, 2014 at 6:51 pm

    is this rubber mulch made from recycled tires? or is it made from something else?
    i am just wondering because of the 12 yr. color guarantee??

    • GroundSmart

      February 3rd, 2014 at 4:28 pm

      GroundSmart™ Rubber Mulch is made from recycled tires. In fact, GroundSmart™ Rubber Mulch keeps over 20MM used tires out of landfills. We are dedicated to turning recycled tire rubber into sustainable products that improve the environment and people’s lives. Regarding our 12 year Color-Lock Guarantee, GroundSmart™ utilizes the most advanced coating technology available. Our proprietary coating chemically cures to the rubber for superior adhesion, abrasion and wear resistance.

  • Sorel Park

    May 13th, 2014 at 10:16 am

    A most helpful calculator!

  • Name*jen

    August 21st, 2014 at 12:36 am

    Does the mulch dense enough to stay in place when you use a leaf blower? We have two trees that require weekly leaf blowing. The landscaped areas we’d like to use the mulch for are near the trees. It is also a terraced yard. Thanks for your input.

    • GroundSmart

      September 4th, 2014 at 3:24 pm

      Yes, our Rubber Mulch nuggets are generally heavy enough to stay in place in natural or artificial winds. A leaf blower is the recommended method for clearing debris out of areas where customers have used our product.

  • Maxine Snow

    September 4th, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    How much does it cost to buy the above amount of rubber mulch and ship it to
    Waldoboro , Maine 04572

    • GroundSmart

      September 4th, 2014 at 3:08 pm

      If you click on ‘Get Price Quote’ in the section just below the calculator, it will give you a cost that includes shipping to any location within the Contiguous United States. You can provide your e-mail address if you’d like, but it is not required. Thanks for contacting us!

    • GroundSmart

      September 25th, 2014 at 1:19 pm

      All prices here on the site include delivery to any location within the Contiguous United States. When you calculate the amount you need, there is a button at the bottom to add that amount to your cart, where you can see the price.

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