Published at Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 09:04:46 AM by Mathieu Auger. Tableware. People can buy different types of plastic tableware because it comes in a variety of colors and styles. Simple and cheap plastic tableware and cutlery is great for children's birthday parties, Fourth of July bashes, and summer picnics and can be thrown away with minimal cleaning effort. Few people enjoy cleaning up after a party, so purchasing cheap and affordable plastic tableware will allow hosts and hostesses to focus on the party rather than worrying about the cleanup afterwards.