Is Rubber Safe to Mulch With?

Rubber mulch, made of shredded recycled tires, is not safe to use on a garden. Tires contain heavy metals, which are hazardous to people and the environment.

Keywords: rubber mulch, recycled tires, enviromental hazard

About this Author

Karen Carter spent three years as a technology specialist in the public school system and her writing has appeared in the "Willapa Harbor Herald" and the "Rogue College Byline." She has an Associate of Arts from Rogue Community College with a certificate in computer information systems.