Wasara BowlElegant, solid, and even better filled with ice cream. Sugarcane, bamboo, and reed; compostable.To buy: $10 for six bowls, branchhome.com.Featured in July 2013
Preserve CutleryA cut above, whether you’re slicing ribs or skewering lettuce. Run through the dishwasher and reuse all season. Recyclable.To buy: $5.50 for eight sets, preserveproducts.com.
Susty Party PlateDeeper than standard, made of tapioca and grass, and able to withstand aggressive plastic-knife cuts. Compostable.To buy: $7 for eight, sustyparty.com.
Bambu VeneerwarePretty, durable, and coated, so you can rinse and dry between, say, your cheeseburger and your fruit salad. Organic bamboo; compostable.To buy: $8 for eight, bambuhome.com.
Leafware Round BowlMade of pressed fallen palm leaves (what could be greener?), this nicely textured piece stayed strong even when heaped with baked beans. Compostable.To buy: $21 for 25, joannehudson.com.Get Daily Finds via e-mail