Author: Peter Rixon

Author: Peter Rixon

Study Finds Plastic Tea Bags “Shed billions of microscopic particles”
October 8, 2019 Analysis Peter Rixon

Researchers from Canada’s McGill University found that the commonly used teabags were shedding micro- and nano-sized particles of plastic. (Getty Images/Svetlana_Angelus) New research published the last week of September has found that a single plastic teabag releases about 11.6 billion microplastic and 3.1 billion nanoplastic particles into the water at brewing temperature. Published in the

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