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Climate change commitments address food waste, GHG, biodiversity

Climate change commitments address food waste, GHG, biodiversity

By Elizabeth Crawford

As protesters and activists filled the streets of New York City last week to draw attention to climate change, many food and beverage companies around the globe also touted existing and new commitments to reduce their impact on the planet.

Tea bags can be made from plastic or paper, or use a combination of the two. Pic:getty/alexthq

Plastic tea bags release microplastics into brew, says study

By Rachel Arthur

Plastic tea bags can release billions of microplastic and nanoplastic particles into a cup of tea, according to Canadian researchers. But while the scientists say some brands have shifted to plastic tea bags instead of paper ones, the industry counters...

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