Ever eaten a meal with wooden cutlery? It’s really not that bad – I promise. There’s no bad aftertaste, I don’t have slivers in my tongue, and there was one less thing to wash (or throw away) when I was done. I got the chance to use the wooden fork, knife and spoon after visiting the exhibit put on by Greenware Products at the Toronto Green Living Show. The utensils aren’t only cool looking, they’re also made from 100% birch wood taken from replanted trees in farmed forests. They also contain no chemicals, glazes or toxins, and that may be why it’s some of the most affordable biodegradable cutlery on the market.
The other benefit to using Greenware Products is their commitment to sustainability in their actions, as well as their products. They’re powered by Bullfrog Power, all of their carbon is offset by ZeroFootprint, and they’re a member of 1% for the Planet, where 1% of all their sales goes back into charity.
Even though it’s not practical to use these in a household on a day-to-day basis, they’re just about the perfect replacement for any occasions where you would otherwise use a plastic utensil. If you’re interested in ordering some, check out Greenware Products’ official site.