Most tea bags contain plastic to stop them breaking apart so they cannot be recycled.
Put tea bags in your general household waste.
Where you can dispose of tea bags
How you can reduce or reuse tea bagsUsing loose tea in a strainer or pot is a great way to reduce your use of plastic.
Good to know
Tea bags, tea leaves and coffee grounds can be added to your home compost. Because most tea bags contain plastic you may want to sieve your compost before use.