Aluminum reacher grabbers are the most common type of reacher grabber since the material is inexpensive and somewhat light to use. An aluminum reacher grabber is durable and can be used indoors/outdoors with little chance of breaking.
If you use a wheelchair, you might consider using an aluminum reacher grabber simply because you are less likely to break it if you roll over an aluminum reacher grabber with your chair.
A drawback of aluminum reacher grabbers is the fact that it is heavier than plastic, to a degree. But it's not tremendously noticeable.
You might also find that aluminum reacher grabbers will have plastic components like the grip/trigger.
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