Plastic is Rubbish: Have you seen our new Plastic-Free products?
Plastic is Rubbish.
A recent study in the American Chemical Society Journal Environmental Science & Technology found that plastic teabags release billions of micro-plastics and nano-plastics per cup. In fact 11.6 billion micro-plastics and 3.1 billion nano-plastics are released into a single cup. The study showed that the micro-plastics and nano-plastics can have some health implications when ingested over a long period of time and that they also have a damaging impact on the environment. To us micro-plastics and nano-plastics sound like a load of rubbish and something we do not want to be ingesting! We have always had plastic free, pyramid tea bags and we also encourage everyone to swap to loose leaf. Not only is it more cost effective, it tastes better and is better for the environment. Now that our packaging is also completely plastic free (since last year), the possibilities are endless and our customers can purchase our products guilt-free, knowing that they are free from environmentally harming plastics. We have recently launched some new plastic-free products that we are really excited about. You may have seen them on store or online but just encase you missed them, read more below.
Plastic Free Refills
Recycle and re-use with our Plastic Free refills which are now available in our Concept Store and on our website. They have already proven to be extremely popular with our customers. Although we love our tea tubes, our customers wanted refills so that they could re-use their tea tubes. We listened and now you can buy refills for all of our teas. The plastic looking material they are wrapped in is actually NatureFlex which is bio-degradable so recycle it or slip it in with your food waste. Once you have purchased your tea tube you can simply keep re-filling it! While you are at it, why not try out plastic-free self fill teabags? Perfect if you are a tea lover, on the run! Only available in our Concept Store (111 Rose Street) and online.
Plastic Free Samples
Do you have an eteaket tea that you really want to try? Maybe one of our Limited Edition blends like Pumpkin Chai? We have plastic free samples available now on our website. Pick the tea you would like and then click on the drop down menu and select the sample size (10g). Why not stock up on a couple of samples while you are there? You might just discover a few new favorite blends. Only available online. Would you like to see these in our Concept Store? Contact us and let us know.
Plastic Free Tea Club
Are you ready to embark on a journey into the phenomenal world of tea, right from the cosy corner of your couch? (and do so with the knowledge that everything in our tea club, including all of the packaging right down to the stickers are 100% plastic-free). Our tea club memberships are a fabulous way to try out an amazing selection of tea whilst learning all about it along the way. Simply choose how long you would like your membership to last (3, 6, or 12 months), pay for your tea club, and that’s it! Your tea will arrive with you each month and we cover the costs of postage for you. It is a fabulous gift too! We simply can’t imagine anything better than monthly gifts of tea…
On the purchase of your tea club you will receive your tea chest. This will be your treasure trove for your tea along with our self-fill plastic free tea bags which will equip you with the means to drink responsibly. You will also receive our fabulous tea guide along with our periodic teable on the reverse. These will guide you to the perfect brew each time. Sip alongside this handy guide to gain an insight into each tea you receive and keep track of your favorites! You will receive three sachets of tea (roughly 10g each) to start you off. And each following month you will again receive a trio of teas!
We are with you along the way!
What’s even better is that we embark on this journey with you. Every month, via our eteaket Tea Tribe facebook group, we will be posting a video to go into some exciting detail about the trio of teas you have received. Moreover, their amazing versatility! Engage with us in the group and let us know how you are enjoying them. Also, which ones you love of course! If you try any recipes out from our videos, tell us how you got on. Our plastic-free tea club really is an eye opening tea-journey which will allow you to taste a myriad of teas as well as equip you with the means to drink responsibly. Sounds great doesn’t it? We can’t wait!
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Our Plastic Free Christmas Tea Advent is available for pre-order!
Tea lovers all over, get ready for daily delicious brews and so much more! The eteaket Advent Tea Chest is a carefully curated selection of 25, Samples of speciality loose leaf teas & infusions. Not only does it include a selection of our famous teas, it will also include our two amazing Limited Edition Christmas blends! A super fun advent code search to find your tea! Intrigued? Let me explain…
Open up your tea chest to find your Advent tea calendar – find the day and match the corresponding tea code to a tea in your tea chest! Each tea has our recommended brewing guidelines on it and guess what else? When you follow us on social media @eteaket, we will be posting on Facebook and Instagram every day of December to drink the Christmas Advent Tea of the day and talk about all the amazing things you can do with it. Whether we whisk up a delicious tea latte, tea hot chocolate or even a tea hot toddy… we can’t wait to enjoy December with you! Comment and chat to our Leaf Tea Experts about any questions you may have or share how you enjoy them!
So what better way to wake up or wind down each day of December this year than with the highest quality ethically sourced teas from all over the world? What could possibly be better than that you may ask… Well, our teas are 100% plastic free. From the bio-film we use to hold them, to the biodegradable and compostable labels which we have to label them, we have you covered to enjoy our tea responsibly. Because really, to enjoy natures wonders, we all need to take care of it.
By switching to loose leaf tea you’re not only saving the planet from more packaging but you’re getting a great cup of tea. If you’re new to loose leaf tea, fear not. We have 100% plastic-free self-fill teabags with drawstrings for you to create your brew.
We think the best way to enjoy it is with an Infuser Mug or an Infuser Teapot like our colourful Eteaket teapots, (or the amazing cast iron Japanese Style teapots). Other handy tools include the Perfect Tea Measure Spoon and a Tea Timer.
We are already counting the days to December!
Save the planet, drink tea.
We hope you are as excited about our new products as we are! If you have any questions about anything tea-related please do not hesitate to contact our Leaf tea experts via social media (@eteaket) or send us an email at [email protected] We are always happy to help!