Though they are often the least expensive of disposable plates

You might want to consider these types for Plastic Plate very light food use only. Though they are often the least expensive of disposable plates, having to use several at a time can negate any savings.

More durable disposable plates made of paper can be coated with wax or plastic that gives them more structure, prevents leakage, and helps the plate hold slightly heavier food.

Couples wishing to save a little money on weddings might consider disposable plates in their wedding instead of the more expensive rental china.

Well, an alternative to disposable paper plates is to use Styrofoam or plastic plates. Both will resist leakage, and are usually of sturdier construction than paper plates.

Styrofoam may be a little harder to eat on if you plan to cut meats on the plate. You can easily cut into Styrofoam with a knife, even a plastic knife.

For those people who abhor wasting paper and who don’t want to use materials that can’t be recycled, there are a variety of new disposable plates on the market that are biodegradable.

You can often find these in colors, and in different sizes, such as dinner plates, cake plates and even platter sizes.

They can also be the perfect choice for themed birthdays, graduation parties or bridal and baby showers.

Such plates can be made from interesting ingredients. Some are made from hardtack, an exceptionally hard cracker that will easily Plastic Plates and Bowls break down in a compost heap.