18 Cool Doormats: Natural, Recycled, Eco-Friendly & Colorful

Natural, coir, and recycled doormats

If you’re looking for the perfect doormat for your home, there are undoubtedly a lot of options available. The good news is – many of these options are also easy on our planet. I found a great selection of cool doormats that are made with eco-friendly materials, including many that are fully biodegradable. Coir doormats, for example, are made with natural coconut fibers. When a 100% coir doormat wears out, you can simply toss it into your compost bin.

And if you like to welcome your guests with a little fun – I found some laser engraved doormats by a company called Damn Good Doormats that puts hilarious slogans on their unique selection of funny welcome mats. I also found cool doormats made with recycled and upcycled materials, like reclaimed lobster ropes and flip flops. With so many cool, eco-friendly doormats available, there’s no reason to buy any other kind.

Cool Doormats in Coir and Natural Fibers

Natural Coco Fiber DoormatsDoormats made from natural fibers are always a good bet. Once they’re worn out, they will eventually biodegrade and be less destructive to the environment. In some cases, if the doormat is made with 100% natural fibers, like coir doormats (which are made from coconut husks), they can be cut up and used as mulch for gardening. Or, as mentioned above, you can toss them into your compost bin. Many of the welcome mats I present here are made of all natural coir. It’s an ideal eco-friendly material for doormats because you don’t feel badly about disposing of them once they wear out.

1. Kempf Coir Doormats

Coir Doormat by KempfKempf is a leader in providing a wide variety of both natural fiber and recycled doormats. They make this style with 100% natural coir coconut fibers. There are no plastics in its construction, and it’s totally biodegradable.

  • Materials: 100% coconut fibers
  • Multiple sizes from: 18″ x 30″ up to 36″ x 72″; and approximately 1″ thick

Price: $17.95 – $95.95

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2. Jute Natural Fiber Doormat by Iron Gate

Natural Jute Welcome MatAnother awesome, sustainable natural fiber that makes beautiful doormats is jute. This lovely design by Iron Gate is handmade and is super durable.

  • Materials: 100% jute
  • Size: 18″ x 30″

Price: $18.00 – $29.99

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3. Abaca Banana Leaf Doormat by Green Breeze Imports

Natural Abaca Banana Plant DoormatSometimes called “Manila Hemp,” Abaca is a super strong natural fiber that comes from banana plants.

Price: $28.99 – $80.00


4. Crochet Jute Doormat

Crochet Jute Welcome MatMagic by Crochet hand makes mats and rugs with jute and upcycled fabric. This mat is made with all natural jute and it comes in a couple different sizes.

Price: $29.00


Funny Doormats

5. Funny and Rude Doormats by Damn Good Doormats

The Beware of Wife Doormat (with Shady Kids and Pets)

This is a popular one with UniGuide visitors!

Funny Doormat Beware of WifeJust because your doormat is eco-friendly, doesn’t mean it has to be serious! Damn Good Doormats are made with natural coconut, but they do have a little PVC plastic on them for a non-slip backing. Damn Good Doormats has so many funny doormats that you’ll just have to check out their store on Etsy to see them all. It will be hard to choose!

  • Materials: coconut fibers and PVC
  • Multiple sizes from: 18″ x 30″ to 23″ x 34″

Price: $39.00 – $65.00


6. Funny Dog Message Welcome Mat

If you’ve got a barker in the house, this “Knock on the door and let me sing you a song of my people” doormat is a must have. Just contact Hand Crafted by Hayes in their Etsy store and give them the name of your dog or dogs. They also do other custom doormat orders.

Funny Doormat for Dog PeoplePrice: $32.00 – $35.00


7. “Hey.” Welcome Mat

Funny Hey Doormat in CoirHow many times a week do you say or text, “Hey”? Why not express it with your doormat too? This welcome mat by Nickel Design Shop is also made with sustainable coir. And if you’re more of a “Hi,” “Hello,” or even a “Yo,” person, Nickel Design makes those mats too. They’ve got other fun styles, including a French bull dog, watermelons, California Bear Republic, and my personal positive affirmation favorite: “Good Vibes Only.” Check out their Etsy store to find yours.

Price: $32.99


Animal and Fruit Welcome Mats

If you want a nature motif to go with your eco-friendly doormat, here are some cool designs inspired by nature and the animal kingdom.

8. Biodegradable Welcome Mats

Eco-Friendly Biodegradable Doormat with BirdsFab Habitat makes a number of biodegradable doormats from coir. They have a variety of designs, with dogs, cats, flowers, and more. These welcome mats are 1oo% biodegradable and compostable. Plus, they’re colored with eco-friendly dyes and water-based paint.

  • Sizes: 30″ x 18″ and 36″ x 24″.
  • Comes in thick or low profile.

Price: ~$39.00 – $59.00

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9. Pineapple Coir Welcome Mats

Pineapple Welcome MatThe pineapple is the universal symbol of hospitality, so this is the perfect way to welcome guests into your home. So, it’s no surprise that there are a variety of great welcome mats with pineapples on them.

Price: ~$23.19 – $59.99

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Colorful Doormats

10. Colorful Doormat Made from Coconut Fibers

Rainbow Doormat in Natural CoirEntryways offers an array of eco-friendly doormats, some with rainbow stripes and others with slogans printed one them. This colorful doormat is handmade, also from sustainable coconut fibers.

  • Materials: all natural coir
  • Size: 18” x 30” x 1.5″ thick

Price: $42.17

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Rope Doormats

Upcycled rope doormats offer a cheery welcome to your guests.

11. Recycled Lobster Rope Doormats by Cape Porpoise Trading Company

Cape Porpoise Trading Company reclaimed rope mats
Cape Porpoise Trading Company reclaimed rope mats.

From their headquarters in Maine, Cape Porpoise Trading Company makes an array of one-of-a-kind, colorful doormats from recycled lobster ropes.

  • Handmade to order in the USA
  • Materials: recycled lobster rope and repurposed flat rope
  • Sizes from: 29″ x 19″ x 1.25″ thick to 39″ x 19″ x 1.25″ thick

Price: ~$60.00 – $65.00

Cape Porpoise Trading Company reclaimed rope mats


12. Alaska Rug Company Recycled Lobster Rope Doormats

Recycled Lobster Rope Rugs by the Alaska Rope CompanyThe Alaska Rope Company creates a variety of colorful recycled rope doormats. They also make larger rugs and other nautical-style products with reclaimed lobster and sailing ropes.

Price: $65.00 – $250.00


13. Wharf Warp Recycled Rope Doormats

Wharf Warp Recycled Rope Doormats
Recycled rope doormats by Wharf Warp.

Based in Maine, Wharf Warp makes colorful recycled doormats and other home decor with reclaimed ropes.

Price: ~$135.00


Recycled Rubber and Neoprene Welcome Mats

14. Recycled Rubber Welcome Mats

Beatles Abbey Road Recycled Rubber Welcome MatNJ East Coasters is a new brand I discovered that makes really cool home accessories with recycled rubber, recycled neoprene, and upcycled wetsuit scraps. Someone at NJ East Coasters is a huge music fan as you’ll see in their designs in their Etsy store.

Price: ~$30.00 – $49.99


Recycled Flip Flop Doormats

15. Recycled Flip Flops Welcome Mat

Extra Thick Recycled Flip Flops DoormatThis welcome mat made with recycled flip flops is extra thick and comfy for bare feet when you’re coming from the park or the beach.

  • Materials: recycled flip flops and post-consumer waste diverted from landfills
  • Measures: 30″ x 20″ x 1″

Price: ~$44.94

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16. Recycled Flip Flops Doormat

Here’s another style that’s also made with upcycled flip flops.

Recycled Flip Flop Door MatPrice: $34.99

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Wood and Cork Doormats

If you like a natural aesthetic, but want something different from coir and jute, how about wood or cork doormats?

17. Sarahracha Wine Cork Doormat

Upcycled Wine Cork DoormatThis doormat wins the “uber eco-friendly” award because it’s made with upcycled natural materials. Natural cork is a sustainable material to begin with. So, taking used wine corks and upcycling them into another useful item is sustainable product design in its finest form!

  • Materials: reclaimed wine bottle corks
  • Size: 30″ x 20″

Price: $125.00


Recycled Tire Doormats

18. Kempf Doormat Made from Recycled Tires

Recycled Tires Doormat by KempfHere’s a classic doormat by Kempf that is made from recycled tires. Used tires are a huge environmental problem because they can take 80 years to decompose – and there are a lot of them. Americans alone go through 300 million tires every year. So, I love seeing them put to good use in this classic eco-friendly doormat.
  • Materials: recycled tires
  • Sizes from: 18.5″ x 32″ up to 36″ x 60″

Price: $23.64 – $74.95

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I think you’ll agree that the coolest way to welcome your guests is with a doormat that’s easy on the Earth. Cheers!


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Hello. Thanks for visiting UniGuide. My name is Kristen and I started UniGuide as a tribute to nature, animals, and spiritual exploration. I hope you enjoy your experience here!