A few years back I was reading an article about teabags and microplastic. Yes, the bags themselves can shed billions of particles of microplastics.
The Journal of Environmental Science & Technology published an article showing “that steeping a single plastic teabag at brewing temperature (95 °C) releases approximately 11.6 billion microplastics and 3.1 billion nanoplastics into a single cup”. Shocking right!
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