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Fancy a (plastic free) cuppa?

eco friendly plastic free tea

Fancy a (plastic free) cuppa?

I don’t know about you but if I don’t have a strong builder’s cuppa within half an hour of waking up, I’m pretty much a write off for the morning! And I probably wouldn’t still have a day job without constant refills throughout the day! But did you know that most high street branded tea bags contain polypropylene plastics? WHY?! I hear you ask? These plastics are used to bind the bag material and seal the contents inside so they don’t split. Once the bag and tea leaves have degraded, a small plastic ‘skeleton’ remains which is non-degradable/recyclable, and if...

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