The best plastic-free tea bags update May 2020

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Background This is the fourth update to an article I first posted in September 2019. In my first post about plastic in tea bags, made in July 2019, I shared my shock at finding out that most tea bags are more than just tea and paper: they contain plastic too. In that post, I listed the … Read more The best plastic-free tea bags update May 2020

Plastic-free tea bags update November 2019

plastic free tea bags

Update: this article was originally published in August 2019, before the publication of a research article by a Canadian team of scientists at McGill University. They found that steeping a tea bag at a brewing temperature of 95°C releases around 11.6 billion particles of microplastic [1]. This article, along with many of the others who … Read more Plastic-free tea bags update November 2019

Uses for tea around the house and garden

uses for tea around the house and garden

Apart from being the best drink in the world (we may be biased), tea can be put to good use around the home and garden for a variety of money-saving, environmentally-friendly purposes. So never throw away tea, put it to good use instead. Some of my favourite uses for used or leftover tea include the … Read more Uses for tea around the house and garden