Office Recycled Mulch


Spend $860 now and SAVE $190 each year... ROI = 22.1%

Welcome your employees and clients to your office with mulched planting beds that save you money each year. Plus you will save the landfills. Mulch made from recycled tires looks great and lasts for decades. Typical Mulch is about $25 per yard and stained black mulch is about $28. You have to replace it almost every year, so you have cost plus labor each year.

There are basically two types of recycled tire mulch. The first type is directly 'shredded' from the tires, and it is a little bit cheaper than the other type which is actually processed and re-formed from the raw tire material into mulch-like chips. The shredded mulch is great for office perimeter planting areas, tree rings, and walkways, especially ones with steep inclines that are vulnerable to runoff. The processed mulch is typically used more for playground areas, because it is guaranteed not to have even 1% of metal wire from the radial tires, and it comes in color choices like brick-red in addition to brown and black. The recycled 'shredded' tire mulch averages $172 per yard which is more than five times the cost of traditional mulch.

The ROI Calculation is based on 5 Cubic Yards of Recycled Tire Mulch for a small office building with savings coming in $50 of labor each year (5 hours @ $10 / hour) plus $140 of mulch each year (5 yards of the traditional mulch @ $28 per yard). Since the recycled tire mulch lasts for two decades you spend $860 to potentially save well over $3,800.

Payback Time in Years: Added Cost: Annual SAVINGS 5 Year SAVINGS Return on Investment (ROI):
4.5 $860 $190 $950 22.1%


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