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    atabitaraf is offline Key Member
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    vegetable glasses

    Which word is used for the glasses/plates made of vegetable/plants? I'm actually looking for a more usual word in speaking/writing.

    Some words I see:
    1. vegetable glasses
    2. biodegradable glasses
    3. biodegradable disposable glasses

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    Re: vegetable glasses

    Are you talking about wooden glasses/plates?

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    Re: vegetable glasses

    You're probably thinking of biodegradable cups. Although we may refer to drinking vessels that aren't glass as "glasses", the term sounds odd here.
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    Re: vegetable glasses

    Cardboard or paper?

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    Re: vegetable glasses

    Biodegradable cups are made from various materials which can break down after use more than conventional plastics do. Googling tells me not everyone agrees that they're as environmentally benign as their manufacturers may claim.
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