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Old 03-16-2005, 08:45 PM
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?? About Rubber mulch

Hi everyone
I have ? How do they make rubber mulch ? and do any of you know were you can get it in PA. I have a lot of customers asking me for it ant if i sell it.
Any info on this will help
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Old 03-16-2005, 09:28 PM
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its shredded tires with alot of chemicals still in it.
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Old 03-17-2005, 02:27 AM
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There are several different companies out there making rubber mulch. Just as any other mulch, it is sold according to varying grades. Be prepared to pay upwards of $ 250-300.00 per yard for it.
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Old 03-17-2005, 06:13 AM
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go to www.stopmulching.com and there is a link for dealers listed by state.
the retail is 139/yd i believe and i get it for wholesale (which is up to where u get yours) for 109/yd i charge 60/yd for install cause it covers 170sqft per yd instead of 100/1. hope this helps.
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Old 03-17-2005, 06:15 AM
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also if you are putting this down where there is existing wood mulch i would remove the old first mainly cause it looks better and it helps eliminate bugs and ants in the beds. so that would be another charge initially but good for about 6-10 years.
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Old 03-17-2005, 08:38 AM
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one of my customers put that crap in there beds about two yrs ago its sinking and dirt is showing on top of it. it scatters into the yard when it rains or the bed gets edged and doesnt help organically, I would never suggest it unless its for a playground or something.
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Old 03-17-2005, 10:56 AM
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If your looking for the rubber mulch, or any details on it, I am a distributor of Rubberific Mulch, and would be happy to answer any questions on it. You can email me at Idugahole@athenet.net.


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Old 03-17-2005, 12:59 PM
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The Georgia Transportation Dept. did a study on the use of rubber mulch, along the hwy. system. They tracked everything from cost of goods, labor, effectiveness, etc. Regular mulch vs. rubber mulch. Pretty interesting.....
Search 'rubber mulch Georgia Transportation study' on your search engine, should get a return. Bottom line, they cited it was too expensive. The rubber mulch didn't give much better results vs. the increased costs.

Once this rubber mulch is installed.....how would one go back into a bed, and 'work it'. Tilling, or replanting, or what-ever? What about the rubber absorbing heat? I'm like Promo Lawn, great on a playground.
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Old 03-17-2005, 11:54 PM
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i have been told that it has alot of chemicals in it.
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Old 03-18-2005, 02:41 AM
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I have read a lot of bad things about the mulch. I will look around for the articles
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