Paper plates and plastic cups may bring to mind eighth birthdays and college parties, but you can save yourself post-party dish washing without sacrificing style. These sophisticated single-use tableware picks are so pretty you won’t want to throw them away.
These on-trend cacti tumblers from Sugar & Cloth are the perfect way to serve drinks at your first spring patio party. At $10.99 for a set of 8 BPA free plastic tumblers, breakage isn’t a tragedy—but eco-friendly hosts can hand wash these sturdy cups and reuse them.
Palm Leaf Bowls
These disposable palm leaf bowls are the perfect biodegradable alternative to polluting Styrofoam. The plant-based dishware has a tropical look that will seamlessly fit in at a backyard barbecue.
These biodegradable paper straws from Kikkerland offer a stylish alternative to plastic in a variety of patterns—but the green bamboo straws are the best fit for warm weather drinks.
Floral Dinner Plates
These lovely floral dinner plates are so pretty it’s hard to believe they’re made out of paper. They’re sure to be the hit of any spring garden party.
Looking for disposable cutlery that’s environment and budget friendly? Try this stylish wooden cutlery set from First Choice, which donates a portion of annual net-profits to environmental organizations. The utensils are 100% biodegradable.