Garden hoses should be donated (if gently used) or thrown away in the trash.
They are not recyclable and SHOULD NOT be put in recycling bins.
Garden hoses are a significant source of contamination in the recycling stream. When mixed in with other curbside recyclables and brought to the recycling sorting plant, hoses can get tangled in sorting equipment, damaging or breaking it.
If this item is useable condition, it can be donated to local thrift stores and secondhand stores for reuse. Check with specific stores before dropping off to verify they accept the specific item.
These items can also be posted on Nextdoor, Craigslist, or Facebook Marketplace for others who can make use of them.
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The information provided in this tool is compiled as a service to Fort Collins Residents. Contact information has been provided for the listed locations, and it is encouraged that you call ahead to verify the location, materials accepted, and hours of operation. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement by the City of Fort Collins.
Any recycler wishing to be added to this list may contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call us at 970-221-6600