Recycled Plastic Weedblock

Recycled Plastic Weedblock

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The First Weed-Control Mulch Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

  • Mulch stops weeds, yet lets in air, water and nutrients
  • Eco-friendly: made from recycled materials and provides chemical-free weed control
  • Just cut with scissors to fit

A unique manufacturing process lets this mulch stifle weeds yet allow air and water to pass through. Each roll contains 10 recycled soda bottles! Use for perennials and landscape plants, too. Cover with bark or straw mulch for a finished look.

Recycled Plastic
  • Recycled plastic with polyester fibers
  • 3' W x 36' L

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Recycled Plastic Weedblock
 
3.3

(based on 15 reviews)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Eco-friendly (8)
  • Easy to apply (7)
  • Effective (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weeds (10)
    • Garden (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid gardener (6), Getting started (4), Midrange shopper (4)

    Reviewed by 15 customers

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    4.0

    New garden floor

    By Paul the Chef

    from Martha's Vineyard, Mass.

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Store
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

    Used it with the garden staples. Made a new garden over the old one and it works great as a new floor between the old garden dirt and the new soil. Now just waiting for my veggies.

     
    1.0

    Doesn't block weeds

    By Squally

    from CT

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

          The only thing this actually blocks is your view of the weeds growing underneath it. The weeds are growing profusely. I'm hoping that at some point this summer, it will get hot enough underneath to cook the weeds.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          don't waste your money

          By Barbie

          from Framingham MA

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Unroll

          Cons

          • Increased Weeds
          • Ineffective
          • VERY DISAPPOINTING

          Best Uses

            Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

            This product created a greenhouse effect, nurturing the weeds instead of killing them. I have more weeds growing under this weed paper than in the paths of my gardens with no treatment at all! The weeds are literally pushing the weed paper up and out of the way as they are growing profusely. I will need to remove all the paper, dig up all the weeds and lay down a better product, ugh!

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Is ti tough enough?

            By Randy

            from Natick, MA

            About Me Budget Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Seems Too Translucent

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

            The mesh does not seem tight enough to block weed growth. The green color fits in well with visible garden.

            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Translucent, Requires Other Mulch On Top

            By Erin D.

            from Williamston, MI

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Recycled

            Cons

            • Expensive
            • Flimsy
            • Transmits light
            • Weeds grow beneath it

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

            This product is not pictured accurately - the actual product is a very light green, the color of Mountain Dew bottles spun into a film. Weeds very happily germinate and grow beneath it if used on its own. To be truly effective, it needs a thick layer of additional mulch on top of it, which utterly defeats the point.The sustainability of a product is very important to me, and I will gladly pay more for recycled/sustainable materials; however, buying this was like throwing [$] (for two rolls) right out the window. The product needs to transmit less light to discourage weed growth beneath it.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            So far, so good

            By Laura

            from Westford, MA

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Eco-Friendly
            • Effective

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Weeds

              Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

              The guy who cuts my lawn applied this fabric and then a couple inches of bark mulch under a dogwood tree where I had a major problem with perennial weeds (mugwort). 5 weeks later and none of the mugwort has come through (and nothing else has either)!

              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Weedblock is too light in color to work

              By Martha

              from greenbelt md zone 6b/7a

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Eco-Friendly

              Cons

              • Expensive

              Best Uses

              • Weeds

              Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

              The ad is misleading about the color of this product so I was not able to order it for the correct use. The recycled-plastic-weedblock is pictured as dark green though it is actually light green. Please fix this.

               
              4.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Aurora

              from Cheshire, CT

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Apply
              • Eco-Friendly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gardens
                • Weeds

                Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

                Rebuilding an overgrown garden. Wanted a product that would let rain and nutrients into soil but which would effectively keep out weeds. Liked that it is made of recycled materials. Very thin, so we'll see in a year or two if it keeps the weeds down (covered with about 3 inches of wood chips so expect success).

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Works well, Seems to be durable

                By RT

                from Little Compton, RI

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Apply
                • Eco-Friendly
                • Effective
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Weeds

                  Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

                  Easy to cut and apply, effective at blocking weeds.

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Easy to use

                  By Ulisse

                  from Saylorsburg, Pa

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Apply
                  • Eco-Friendly
                  • Effective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gardens
                    • Weeds

                    Comments about Recycled Plastic Weedblock:

                    Just got this for this season & I just put it down the other day. It was easy to use and I cut it with a utility knife. Then I put the cedar mulch all over it. We have had alot of rain in the past few days & everything is holding up fine. The mulch is still on it and it is not slipperly at all-thought it might be. I do love it so far but will have to see if the weeds come up.

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