Comments on: Entertaining over the Holidays The EPA Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:52:18 +0000 hourly 1 By: Jenna Sat, 24 Dec 2011 17:21:12 +0000 Another potential tableware alternative: biodegradable/compostable plates and utensils. They’re not cheap, though, and I’ve wondered whether they’re truly eco-friendly (and whether some brands are superior to others in that regard). I once purchased biodegradable cups which were made primarily of corn, and a cocktail that smells like corn is not that appetizing!