Who is who

The TBI team


We are a group of young enthusiastic researchers that started working together in 2010. Few of us worked at Utrecht University, where we struggled making endless amounts of litterbags and obtaining the right material to make the bags. During a coffee, or rather tea break, we realized that the fabric of the tea bag was the same material as that we used for our scientific experiments. Next came the realization that tea is plant material and that a tea bag is actually a litter bag. From one came another and we started to bury tea. During a course organized by the PE&RC graduate school, the idea was developed further. In 2013 we published the method, and now we are extremely happy to see the experiment grow and grow.

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