Plastic bottle, c.2020

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