UK: Taking plastic out of tea bags

British supermarket, The Co-op, has unveiled a fully biodegradable paper tea bag, which it says “could save nine tonnes of plastic every year from being dumped into household rubbish and compost collections”. The convenience retailer’s own-brand ’99 Tea Blend’ will be developed without polypropylene, which is an industry-wide method used to enable teabags to hold … Continue reading UK: Taking plastic out of tea bags