The following products caused me to have unrealistic high expectations for what hand soap bottles should look like–fluorescent darlings.
Method liquid hand wash & redesigned refill packaging. This is a company that prides itself on sustainability, using biodegradable natural cleaners and 100% recyclable plastics. I thought the manifesto was particular endearing. It begins as such: 

as people against dirty, we see the world through bright green-colored glasses. we see ingredients that come from plants, not chemical plants, and guinea pigs that are never used as guinea pigs…


Patently Obvious also uses all-natural ingredients and 100% post-consumer recycled plastic. My inner geek rejoices at the sight of familiar laboratory ware (test tubes and flasks).