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This type of tableware is also great to have on hand for unexpected or spontaneous gatherings. Life is full of surprises, so having plastic party plates, cups, and cutlery stored away is a great way to ensure that a party or a picnic with minimal cleanup is always within reach. If children bring friends over, using plastic plates and cups will lessen the dishwashing load on Mom or Dad. Backyard barbecues are easier, and the plastic cutlery adds a festive charm to the occasion. If a friend stops by with a bottle of wine, use plastic wineglasses instead of glass ones so that cleanup is unnecessary.
Choose an Eco-Friendly Option - These days, consumers have a much greater assortment of clear tableware and cutlery to choose from, including a bevy of green alternatives. Many of these products are made using sustainable practices that are better for the planet and are comprised of more eco-friendly materials that can be recycled more easily than traditional plastic or even paper tableware. Renewable plastics, such as bioplastics, are made from renewable resources and are a cost-effective and ecologically sound alternative to petroleum-based tableware products. Other clear tableware products are made from PET, or post-consumer recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate. The "PET" or "PETE" acronym on plastic products (including tableware) simply indicates it was made from recycled materials.
Recycle Approved Products - Before you purchase clear tableware, check if it can be recycled. If food can easily be cleaned from the product and if it has a recycling symbol (often located on the bottom of the product), it generally can be recycled through local county or municipality-sanctioned recycling programs. Most PET products can be recycled since they were made initially with recycled products.