July 4th, 2010

ginko with tea 2

Lesson of the day.


"Disposable" does not equal "biodegradable" even in the world of tea filters. The new tea filters I got are actually made out of polyethylene/polypropylene. So I have to rip them apart after use, sprinkle the tea leaves into the compostable trash and throw the used filter in non-recycling trash (or can I recycle them as plastic?). This is quite inconvenient compared to the usual biodegradable filters that I can just throw straight into the compostable trash.