They're making some really high end tea in bags these days. i enjoy both, though. one is convenient and the other is special since it's usually not super mass produced. there are some companies that strive for the most environmental packaging, like, not including strings or staples and using biodegradable or recyclable packaging. there's one company here in the states (celebrations, i think?) that has previously included a tin to carry your bags in since they don't come individually wrapped/packaged. their sleepy time tea is great.
Tea leaves are like two times cheaper per unit weight than tea in bags 😅
and they also taste better if we’re talking about supermarket brands, so my choice is clear 😛