The Best Inventions of 2021
November 10, 2021 6:15 AM EST

Until now, parents have had to make a choice when it comes to bottles: Glass or plastic? Glass can be heated without leaching chemicals and is easier to clean, but plastic is lighter and more durable. The ChiccoDuo Hybrid features the best of both, with a thin layer of unbreakable glass bonded to an outer plastic layer. “Liquid only touches glass inside, but the bottle feels like plastic,” says Brenda Liistro, a general manager at Artsana, Chicco’s parent company. The Hybrid bottle ($20 for two) is now available after its launch was delayed when the technology was used to make vials for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. —Jesse Will

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