Published at Friday, September 07th 2018, 10:21:20 AM by Mathieu Auger. Tableware. When shopping for disposable tableware, you actually have a variety of options to choose from, each type with its own merits and unique features. Simple disposable table utensils made of strong paper like plates and cups are ideal to use during children parties, picnics, and camping. They are commonly coated with plastic, especially the plates, to keep the food from sliding. These items are good for holding light foods, and are easy to carry around.