PET water bottles are often disposed of after one use for several reasons: convenience, cheap feel, and inability to clean for re-use. Most people think the plastic degrades and leaches into your water after washing. However, the only real danger is the bottle not getting clean enough due to the narrow neck. This allows for bacteria, mold, and mildew to grow inside the bottle.
Tangible’s wide-mouth PET water bottle is elegant, re-usable, and recycleable. The neck is wider than a traditional PET water bottle’s, enabling consumers to effectively clean the interior.
Designers: Rich Beien, Tim Haley