The recent trend has been to move away from plastics and use sustainable and biodegradable Beech Wood cutlery. This is strong and also designed to disintegrate within months of disposal. Being a completely natural substance it is also marine safe.
Disposable cutlery is popular amongst outside caterers as it saves losses of valuable stainless steel stock and enables a buffet to be left on site with no need to return and collect.
Basic Lightweight Plastic Cutlery for light buffet foods and economy is also available and can be recycled. Strong enough to tackle most foods and extremelycost effective.