Turkish Pattern Reversible All-Weather Floor Mat/Rugs

Item# 18-0073
$68.00 - $138.00

100% recycled, handcrafted floor covering

* An additional shipping charge of $5 for 6' x 9' size applies.

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Make any room more inviting, indoors or out, with our Reversible All-Weather Rugs. These recycled plastic rugs from Mad Mats® are handcrafted by Thai artisans who receive a fair wage for their craft. Made entirely from spent soda bottles, the durable polypropylene stands up to foot traffic in mudrooms, kitchens or anywhere else there are plenty of comings and goings. The rug has a smooth feel, like a woven grass or bamboo mat, but is softer and longer lasting. Multicolor strands in rich, vibrant colors (even more beautiful in person) that endure years of use with little sign of wear and tear. No maintenance required – just hose clean. Reversible. When ordering, please specify large (9'L x 6'W) or small (6'L x 4'W) and rust or aqua. Sizes will vary. Thailand.

Turkish All-Weather Floor Mat/Rugs Features:
  • Handcrafted of recycled plastic soda bottles by fair trade artisans
  • Holds up to indoor and outdoor use
  • Reversible – features the opposite color pattern on the reverse side
  • Has a smooth feel, like a woven grass or bamboo mat, but softer and longer lasting
  • Stands up to years of use with little sign of wear and tear
  • No maintenence – just hose it off to clean!

Please note: a delivery surcharge of $5 will be applied to your order for the 6' x 9' size.

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Please note: a delivery surcharge of $5 will be applied to the order for the 6' x 9' size.

Express delivery not available. Can be shipped within the contiguous U.S. only.

Gift wrap not available.

4'W x 6'L or 6'W x 9'L

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5 Fair Trade FAQs + Buying Guide

Communities Win with Fair Trade: 3 Stories

Boring Bedroom Goes Eco-Wow


"I love my floor mat woven from discarded plastic bottles! It adds a colorful, year-round accent to my deck, and makes the seating area seem like a cozy oasis. It is impervious to the elements, and looks great rain or shine! The fact that it can be hosed down for easy cleaning is an added bonus. This wonderful, durable product supports Fair Trade while finding a good use for those plastic bottles, which might otherwise find their way into the landfill." - Claudia Bonser

As seen in the November 22, 2007 San Francisco Examiner and the November 2007 Good Housekeeping

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Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 178 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Am in Love! the colors are so much more vibrant than pictured online. I'm actually using this on my office room floor.  I have a dog who loves to chew his bones, treats etc. will I am working.  This is truly a great rug.  So it works great indoors as well as out. October 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love Love Love these rugs. The colors are what I expected and they are soft on  the feet.  Beautiful on my screened porch. May 6, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Durable . . . . and BRIGHT! The description is exact on this item - it is durable and easy to clean . . . and plastic.  While I knew that going in, I've seen other plastic rugs that weren't so obvious.  But, it was for my kitchen, so I didn't have a big problem.  My only issue is that the colors are soooo much brighter than the picture shows!  I ordered the "rust," which is really bright red, very bright yellow, and black.  No golds or rusts as shown the picture.  And where the rug in the pic looks a little maroon in color, that's the red mixing with the black.  Close up (as in typical every day viewing) all the colors are seen independently, not muted as shown in the pic.  That was my biggest disappointment with this rug and why it didn't get 5 stars.  I wanted something a bit more subtle to bring in a nice, colorful (but not bright) touch to my kitchen.  It worked for the time I used it, but we since got a new floor so the rug is now rolled up in storage.  Maybe I'll use it elsewhere when we move. January 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by great rug Looks great! Have received tons of compliments. Would never know it's plastic at a glance. I have it in a backroom where I come in and out from an attached garage as well as through sliding glass doors to the backyard. So I drag in lots of dirt, etc, as do the cats. So easy to clean. July 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very Colorful Mat The teal colored mat is so much prettier than colors shown on the monitor. The brite red, blue, green & yellow colors pop against my dark wood floor. The light weight of this rug is especially nice making it easy to move around. The material feels good on the bare feet. And knowing I can just hose it off makes this rug purchase a no-brainer. July 27, 2012
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My guess is this would melt in fire, but not make an existant fire worse.
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It's made of recycled plastic bottles so it's not very fireproof. It certainly isn't flammable but it's going to melt if exposed to fire or embers.
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When the product was photographed the rugs were being made with a seam down the middle. They are no longer made that way they are one solid piece like the Aqua rug.
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Yes, the water runs through it.
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YES! I leave mine out on the patio all summer long. Could leave it out in the winter as well, but it is so lightweight and easy to roll up I just choose to put it away in the winter because I want it to last FOREVER!
Also, vibrant colors haven't faded a bit in the bright southern facing Colorado sun!
As far as your concern re. your deck, my patio is cement with no drainage and yet i have never had any issues with it retaining water in any way.
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It is woven so the water does go right through.
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Absolutely perfect for letting water run through it but it might be slippery on the deck without a pad under it. The rug is hard plastic. I would personally use some clear silicone and put dots of it all over the bottom (and top) since it's reversible) to keep it from slipping. Other reviews state that the sun deteriorates the plastic in a few years.
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This will not hold enough water to weigh down your deck. While it's raining it should just run through it. It might hold onto a little water once the rain stops (in between the plastic strands) but not enough to make a difference. It dries just about as quickly as pavement would.
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I love and really want this rug - but no matter how I calculate placing it, neither size quite works/FITS the space. Would it be possible to cut/trim it in anyway without the whole thing unraveling or worse?
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I am not an expert by any means, but I wouldn"t try that, at least without a professional seamstress or someone who can possibly stitch it up for you and look at it to determine if that is even possible.
Are you using this indoors or out? my relative has 2 of the smaller ones on her back patio and has laid on straight and another at a diagonal and it looks and works great. or you could purcase the larger one and try tucking one end under itself on one end. these rugs are rugged and soft, yet flat, so both of these may be optopns for you.
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No Way! it is all woven together. the only way you could do that would be to use a really high quality silicone and run a couple of bead around your whole edge first and let that dry flat, before you start do do any cutting. I did that with bamboo shades and it worked well, but unless you're really very very handy I'd say No Way!
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I just wanted to let you know that I purchased the rust color rug about 3 months ago and I persoanlly would not recommend cutting it down because it is woven and I would expect a lot of fraying. It is beautiful and much brighter than it appears in the picture. Good Luck, I hope that you can have one too.
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It appears to me that is would likely unravel if you tried to trim it.
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I am unaware of a way to cut this rug without it unraveling. Your only option would be to try and melt the edges as you cut it. I am not sure what you would use to do that.
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Some low-profile or tightly-woven rugs simply won't vaccum.
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Use mine outdoors, so i just hose off, but if using indoors, don't see why couldn't be vacuumed...but i would use the hose to do so. They are so lightweight, i just think it would be so much easier. Then, if they get really dirty...go hose them off! Easiest rug I have to clean!
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Dirt falls right through it so you'd only have to roll it up and sweep under it. This rug has a hard plastic finish to it. there is no plush or pile to vacuum. You could sweep it off with a broom but overall it just sends the dirt underneath it.
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I just hose it off
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Mine is outside so it cleans easily with a broom.
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Very easy to vacuum and keep clean.
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You can vacuum this. Since it doesn't have a fiber like texture, or a backing most of the dirt will just fall to the floor. You would vacuum the rug and then you would want to move it, and vacuum beneath it.
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