Originally Posted by White Gardens
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.
Exactly. Aside from a specific use like "safety" for a play surface, I see no redeeming qualities in it.
It's like littering in my mind because it doesn't break down and it's unnatural.