The Best Disposable Plates, Bowls, and Dinnerware
Best Tall Bowl
Elegant, solid, and even better filled with ice cream. Sugarcane, bamboo, and reed; compostable.
To buy: $10 for six bowls, branchhome.com.
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A 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.
Best Dinner Plate
Susty Party Plate
Deeper than standard, made of tapioca and grass, and able to withstand aggressive plastic-knife cuts. Compostable.
To buy: $7 for eight, sustyparty.com.
Best Small Plate
Pretty, 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.