Loose Tire Mulch

  • Loose mulch made from shredded tire-waste and used in playgrounds


  • Plant-based infills
  • The most common example is a shredded cork and/or coconut husks.


  • Poured-in-place playground materials

Synthetic Turf

  • A tufted plastic carpet on a base layer (usually stone)
  • usually "infilled" with a  granular material (most often pulverized waste tires) between the blades.


  • Abbreviation for synthetic turf
  • Synturf, synthetic turf and artificial turf can be used interchangeably.

Turf  (i.e. turfgrass)

  • "Grass and the surface layer of earth held together by its roots." - Oxford English Dictionary
  • Turf is used to refer to grass fields (turfgrass) as well as artificial fields (synthetic turf).