The idea: Unlike most water bottles, the ALEX bottle untwists from the middle, making it much easier to clean.
The bottle’s parts are also interchangeable and come in various sizes.
Whose idea: Chris Hotell, founder of the company Nice Reusables.
Why this idea is brilliant: No matter how many times you try, it’s impossible to remove the grime from those hard to reach areas in traditional water bottles. People who frequently drink from a water bottle will appreciate being able to thoroughly clean the container at the end of the day.
Be prepared for some sticker shock, however. The ALEX bottle comes with a $25 price tag, so cheaper imitations may soon follow.
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