Composition of relic:
Factors that led us to abandon this object:
Growing taboo against easily avoidable waste and disposable goods.
Obstacles in the way of this relic being abandoned:
Convenience for consumer; cost-effectiveness for companies of disposable packaging.
Strategies we used to overcome those obstacles:
City-by-city and campus-by-campus bans on plastic bottles.
photo by Bo Eide, flickr