Love your tea? Don’t use a teabag. The teabag used today is a paper product infused with plastic to keep it from disintegrating. What could take away the joy of a cup of tea more than seven million bits of micro-plastic? Yum.
The counting of micro-plastics in the world’s oceans is off by a magnitude of 5x to 7x. New research using a bucket instead of a net to collect samples sends the count exponentially skyward.
You can read the primary document or just the summary at the beginning: Link.