Teabags Can Release Billions of Microplastics into Your Drink, Study Finds

September 25, 2019 Just one plastic teabag can release billions of tiny plastic particles into tea, scientists have discovered. The research, which “shocked” the team, suggests we may be consuming far more mircroplastics than we currently realize—with potential impacts on our health. Steeping a single, empty plastic teabag at 95 degree Celsius releases around 11.6 billion microplastics and 3.1 billion plastic nanoparticles into the water, according to the authors of the study published in the

From Newsweek: Teabags Can Release Billions of Microplastics into Your Drink, Study Finds

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