Traditional paper tea bags contain plastic parts, but manufacturers are increasingly using new formulas based on nylon or polyethylene terephthalate (PET). It is believed that plastic tea bags welding quality is better, but they are not biodegradable, and it is feared that they release into the soil dangerous toxins.
Soap with triclosan
Many brands of hand soap containing triclosan dubious component, which is associated with some serious diseases. It is also known that it causes cancer in mice. Furthermore, triclosan extremely stable and may not dissolve in water sanitization. This means that he enters the ocean and destroys bacteria underlying food chain. The movement to ban triclosan is gaining momentum, but is best to carefully read the composition on the label.