Are There Microplastics in Your Tea?
October 3rd, 2019
Before you get too worked up–they didn’t find microplastics in your tea if you were using paper tea bags. Generally, pyramid shaped tea bags are made of plastic, while paper bags are flat. The plastic tea bags did surprise researchers at McGill University, however, as they expected at least some microplastics to show up in their testing, hence the reason for the study. They did not expect that there would be billions of microplastics in a single tea bag. “We were expecting to find a few plastic particles, maybe hundreds or thousands,” a researcher said. “But we were extremely... Read More