Published at Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 07:53:23 AM by Fanny Jauffret. Tableware. The idea of disposable, single-use cups, plates, and cutlery has been denounced by environmentalists and green enthusiasts for years. As the green movement becomes more than a passing trend and increases in prevalence throughout our daily lives, many manufacturers of clear plastic tableware are offering new products and features that make it better for the environment. In addition, taking simple steps to reuse and recycle can yield greener results while saving you money. Sound too good to be true? Think again! Whether you're throwing a birthday party or just serving the family your weekly Sunday dinner, here are three simple ways to make disposable clear tableware more environmentally friendly.