Apart from the obvious problem that they are once again disposable packaging, researchers have also discovered a potential health risk. It has been demonstrated, that a single plastic teabag releases billions of micro- and nanoplastics at brewing temperature (95°). The good news: We can still buy and use loose leaf tea! Additionally, it hast many other benefits. It tastes better, is available in more different types and flavours and it can be put in a compost.