Reusable Tea Strainer – Zero Waste Club

11.30

Zero Waste plastic free tea strainer – perfect for having loose leaf tea.

Did you know that nearly all tea bags have plastic lining on them? These tea bags cannot be placed in compost bins as they do not fully degrade. The Zero Waste Club reusable tea strainer is the sustainable alternative to tea bags.

  • Wide mouth and handle are perfect for resting in teapots, mugs, cups, or glass bottles
  • Handles on both sides make putting and lifting easier, and help you to avoid being scalded by hot steam
  • Fine mesh filters for even the smallest tea leaves, giving you mess-free tea
  • Easy to clean, dishwasher safe, and won’t rust
  • Made of food grade stainless steel that keeps your drink free from the odour and taste of metal
  • Zero Waste Club plant a tree for every item sold

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Description

Tea Strainer made from 100% food grade stainless steel 304 that won’t rust.
Comes in a recycled Kraft Paper Box. No plastic packaging.

If tea stains occur, simply use baking soda dissolved in warm water. Then wipe tea strainer after use to keep it in a great condition.

This tea strainer should hopefully last over 20 years. When it does come to it’s end of life, simply put it in your metal recycling or upcycle the item using your own creativity.

*Please note that a quantity of 1 represents x1 tea strainer.

About Zero Waste Club

Feeling frustrated and let-down by the extent of the damage we have done to our environment, two friends – Rishi and Pawan – went in search of answers. Thus they decided to start their own journey to produce truly sustainable, beautifully designed, ethical and vegan essentials at affordable prices. ZWC are opening up their supply chain fully for everyone to see. To show that there is a nicer way to do business.

Message from the maker

Hi, my name is Qingfeng Li. I am 45 years old and have been working with the company for 13 years. I have found well paying, consistent, and satisfying work through this job. I live in Anping County with my family and my hobbies are singing and Kung Fu. Each morning I get up early and go to practice it with my friends. I made the hole part of the tea strainer. By making it have uniform hole size, customers are satisfied after using. I hope you love the tea strainer as much as we do.

Workplace Transparency

The strainer was made at a factory located in Anping county in the Hebei Province in China. The monthly minimum wage in the Hebei Province is 1380 RMB. However, the the makers at the factory are paid RMB 19/hour, thus 3040 RMB per month which is equivalent to £355 a month. Work is 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week. Workers are given time off for holidays based on China’s labor laws. To ensure the health and safety for their works, the factory gives annual health checks and provides good food, fruits and vegetables to the workers through their factory canteen. The workers also have a union, and their feedback is highly valued by the company.

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