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5 Reasons to Drink Loose Leaf Tea this Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Today is a great time to reflect on changes we can make in our lifestyle to help our planet. Being tea drinkers, how can tea help with a healthier planet? Here are 5 ways that drinking loose leaf tea can be environmentally friendly: 1. Less Packaging  Loose leaf tea typically has less packaging than commercial tea bags which creates less garbage and litter. 2. Compostable Loose leaf tea can easily be compostable. If you have a compost, it’s often best to discard your used leaves there instead of the garbage. Many people also use tea leaves in their garden as a natural fertilizer.  3. Many commercial tea bags are not fully biodegradable. Some tea bags may contain...

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Break free from tea bags this Earth Day!

Did you know that switching to loose leaf tea is one simple step we can all do towards helping to save our planet?  This year celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the theme of "climate action".  As you likely have already discovered, loose leaf tea is  much fresher than most tea from tea bags with a much, much wider range of options.  Plus it is better for our planet!!Why is loose leaf tea more environmentally friendly? Fewer packaging materials and therefore less garbage / litter Loose leaf tea can be easily composted Many commercial tea bags are not fully biodegradable Re-usable tea infusers eliminate waste An increasing number of loose leaf teas are organic Earth day is Wednesday, April 22, 2020.  Unlike "Earth Hour"...

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