A little-known fact until relatively recently was that most tea bags do in fact contain plastic! More often than not tea bags are or were heat sealed with a small amount of polypropylene and unwittingly consumers have been disposing of them thinking they were more than fit for their compost heaps!
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We wrote to Clipper Teas who have just announced the launch of the world’s first ‘plastic free’ tea bag, to ask if their packaging was plastic free! Here is their response.
We contacted Twinings Tea to ask them about the plastic pouch that they use inside their boxes of loose leaf tea. This is their response!