Originally Posted by rootytalbot
It stinks on hot days and is highly flammable. I always decline using it and try to talk folks out it. And the obvious...it lasts a long time so you won't get to do mulch maintenance on that job for a while.
I'm glad there are no smileys on the post (yet), but when replying I have to be distracted by them.
Smileys don't appeal to me. Is it because I'm an adult?
Sorry, you were asking for it....
As for rubber mulch in the landscape, it's useless from a biological standpoint. It doesn't break down into any sort of usable nutrients for the soil and on top of it, it creates a heat sink in the landscape and creates thermal pollution around the plants.