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Wood chips
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Question: What type of mulch is best for playgrounds?
Top Answer (65% of 29 votes): Rubber mulch.

Answer: Rubber mulch
Explanation: Keeps. From getting kids splintters
C & R Mowing LLC
Answer: Wood chips
Explanation: Plain, untreated/non-dyed wood chips
S&M Landscaping
Answer: Shredded bark
Explanation: wood chips OR double shredded bark mulch. I would recommend at least 6 inches but I feel better going up to 12 inches deep. Both Wood Chip or Double Shredded Bark Mulch help in prevent deadly head injuries. Rubber mulch and Gravel do not so those two I would not recommend for a playground.
Green Top Lawn Care
Answer: Wood chips
Explanation: Certified wood chips.
DB Tractor Works
Answer: Rubber mulch
Explanation: Rubber is safer for children
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
Answer: Rubber mulch
Explanation: Lasts very long
Micro Dumpster
Answer: Rubber mulch
Explanation: Rubber mulch don't fade and made for high traffic.
Rick and Rondas Landscapes
Answer: Rubber mulch
Explanation: Rubber mulch.
DG Lawnscaping
Answer: Rubber mulch
Explanation: Long lasting, clean, and splinter free.
Englert Landscaping Services, LLC
Answer: Rubber mulch
Explanation: Wood mulch can lead to splinters and gets muddy if it rains. Though rubber mulch is more expensive in the onset, you don't have to keep replacing it.
Answer: Wood chips
Explanation: Here in Florida we have special mulch safe for playgrounds. More expensive but safe for children.
TeamWorx Property Services
Answer: Rubber mulch
Explanation: Rubber mulch is the safest for a playground however it is extremely expensive so shredded park would be the next best choice
West Michigan Lawn & Landscape LLC
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