Core Bamboo 7 " Luxeware Plates 8-Pk. Planning a party or picnic? You'll be glad to serve your guests on this alternative to paper and plastic disposable serve ware. You can sit back, relax and really enjoy your party and guests knowing that clean up will be a snap and won't harm the environment. This set includes 8 plates to accommodate parties of every size.Made of strong, natural bamboo by Core Bamboo's skilled artisans. All of Core Bamboo's items are distinctively stylish, ultra durable, and totally organic. The benefits of using bamboo are numerous. For example: As a member of the grass family, not a tree, it grows at a much quicker rate than any other wood. From start to harvest (60-70 feet tall) it can take just four years. Bamboo is also one of the strongest yet lightest materials around. Bamboo is 16% stronger than Maple and is 33% lighter in weight than Oak. Most importantly, it holds the promise of a sustainable, cost effective, and ecologically responsible alternative to the widespread clear cutting of our old growth forests. Bamboo is good for you! Clean with warm soapy water or a damp cloth. Features: Core Bamboo 7 Inch Luxeware Plates Pack of 8. Made with premium, hand selected bamboo; 100 percent organically grown. An alternative to paper and plastic disposable serve ware. Clean with warm soapy water or a damp cloth. 100 Percent food safe and FDA approved; meets European standards.