Which tea bags are free of plastic?

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It came as a surprise to most people to learn that tea bags contained plastic. The plastic in question is polypropylene, which seals the tea bag and helps the bag retain its shape in boiling water. Is this important for the tea taste? Not really – it is said to let the tea move around more freely and brew more quickly.Some tea bags are even worse and made entirely of plastic. Recent research found that just one of these releases about 11.6 billion microplastic and 3.1 billion nanoplastic particles into the hot tea!So, if you would rather not put plastic in your compost heap or just want to dispense with single-use plastic, what are your choices?

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