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

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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