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

It’s Black Tea Friday! Our top black teas for November 2019

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Black Friday is here again! In order to celebrate Black (Tea) Friday on 29th November, during November we’ve been posting a daily black tea of the day on our twitter feed with the hashtag #blackteaoftheday.  There are some classic plain black teas here, as well as some autumnal choices that incorporate warming spices and fruit … Read more It’s Black Tea Friday! Our top black teas for November 2019

This sustainable bamboo tea infuser flask is a tea drinker’s dream come true

The problem The problem of single-use plastics is well known now, and we’ve looked in-depth at the problem of microplastic particles in certain brands of tea bag, and the brands that contain no plastic. We all need to do what we can to reduce our reliance on plastic as a packaging and container material. Although we … Read more This sustainable bamboo tea infuser flask is a tea drinker’s dream come true

The best tea Advent calendars for Christmas 2019

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It’s that time again, time to discover a world of lovely new teas. These Christmas tea advent calendars are the perfect way to sample interesting, exotic and exciting new teas and blends without having to commit to a large quantity. They make a great alternative to the modern-day chocolate Advent calendar and, of course, they … Read more The best tea Advent calendars for Christmas 2019