Traditional garden hoses are filled with all kinds of toxins. If you’ve ever heard not to drink from the garden hose, this is the main reason not to.
You want your garden hose to be made from recycled materials. Rubber & polyurethane are the two champs now. Shoot for no lower than 50% recycled content. If you can find 100% that’s even better.
Also remember to purchase a hose that has UV protective coating on it so this way it can avoid cracking after being exposed to the sunlight.
Your nozzle for the hose can also be made from recycled materials. Look for a nozzle that is rust-resistant and lets you choose water flow pressure. You won’t always need it at full blast.
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