Tea bags in your compost?
What is your experience? Until recently I've always composted my tea bags - despite the jokes. For 30 years there have been jokes in Europe about recycling: tea in the compost, the paper tag into the recycled paper, the staple into old metal, the cotton string - you get the drift.
To my horror the bags now appear to really be plastic, at least the ones of my favourite tea, which is NOT a cheap one. I first noticed it in the worm bin. The bags could still easily be identified after a year when the rest (tea, label etc) had rotted down. Even the staple had rusted away.
So I told myself that temperatures are not hot enough in a worm bin, totally ignoring the fact that recycling of my tea bags in my worm bin had worked till 2018. But now I'm finding the tea bags in my one year old compost as well.
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