The best plastic-free tea bags update March 2020

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Background This is the third update to an article I first posted in September 2019. It was updated in November 2019, again in January 2020 and this update is being made on 11th March 2020. In my first post about plastic in tea bags, I shared my shock at finding out that most tea bags … Read more The best plastic-free tea bags update March 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