In Support of Reusable Party Plates

Next time, skip the disposable ones.

When my fiancée and I were planning to have a few friends over for a dinner party, we realized we had only enough plates for four people. To accommodate everyone, we would need to use disposable plates or purchase more plates. We decided that buying plates at a local secondhand shop was the best move for three reasons: We were supporting a local business, we were reducing waste, and we were saving money—the secondhand plates were less expensive than new plates, and we could reuse them. Next up, planning another dinner party.

Disposable (styrofoam)

Reusable (ceramic)

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