Rubbersidewalks

Rubbersidewalks

Credit: Rubbersidewalks, Inc.

What makes this product green?

  • Post-consumer recycled content
  • Reduces stormwater pollution

Description

Rubbersidewalks is a modular sidewalk system made from recycled tires with a polyurethane binderGlue used in manufactured wood products, such as medium-density fiberboard (MDF), particleboard, and engineered lumber. Some binders are made with formaldehyde. See urea-formaldehyde binder and methyl diisocyanate (MDI) binder. and colorant, and is particularly intended for use near trees. The high-density pavers, anchored together with self-gripping dowels and locked into a restraint chassis, can be removed for root or other maintenance and then reset, eliminating the need for concrete breakout and replacement. The reversible pavers don't expand in hot weather, and they absorb and retain less heat than concrete. The system has been freeze-thaw tested according to ASTMAmerican Society for Testing and Materials. Not-for-profit international standards organization that provides a forum for the development and publication of voluntary technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Originally the American Society for Testing and Materials. C1026 with good performance characteristics exhibited, and is also ADA compliant for pedestrian and wheeled traffic. While the pavers aren't considered porous themselves, the system provides immediate drainage at the module seams.

Manufacturer Information

Rubbersidewalks, Inc.
10061 Talbert Ave., #200
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Phone: 714-964-1400
Fax: 714-964-8600
Toll-free: 877-774-4326
www.rubbersidewalks.com

Listed in: Recycled-Rubber Paving