I was looking at this site treehugger.com that has links to interesting tree hugging things, like solar or wind power or super earth friendly cotton. I saw they talked about compostable plates and thought that looked interesting. It's really not that more expensive than plastic, but you can compost it. I was thinking back to the Pig Roast and when I cleaned up I would put the scraps in my composter but then throw away the plastic. So with these plates and forks I can just put everything into the composter. I also bought a T-shirt for the hell of it. They're supposed to have olive oil soon, so I'll pick some of that up too.