Also on MNN: Plan your eco-friendly Super Bowl party with help from Danielle V.


February the 7th can't come soon enough for American sports fans. And for those who don’t give a toss about the Indianapolis Saints and the New Orleans Colts Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints, it’s a great day to nosh, knock back a few, watch expensive commercials, and pretend that you know what in the world is going on.


During Super Bowl 44, many of us will open up our homes to guests for viewing parties. Before last year's Super Bowl, I recommended seven eco-friendly serving pieces — super green bowls, if you will — worth having around for food centric fêtes. Looking to add a new bowl to serve this year's gumbo, or umm, Van Camp's Pork and Beans in? Here are seven more sustainably made options worth checking out before kick-off. 


Bambu Large Lacquerware Bowls @ Branch Home ($48)















Eco-Friendly Bowl Set @ Target  ($6.24/4 pieces)















Large Chopstick Bowl @ Elsewares ($26)
















Burl Wood Chip & Dip Bowl @ Hipster Home ($53)















Perch! Hello Round Bowl @ Supermarket ($80)















Sol Recycled Glass Bowls @ Viva Terra ($29/4 pieces/assorted, turquoise, red)















Recycled Glass Entertaining Bowls @ West Elm (small, $12; large, $29)



Matt Hickman ( @mattyhick ) writes about design, architecture and the intersection between the natural world and the built environment.

Super green bowls 2010
Serving chili, jambalaya or chips n' dip at your Superbowl 44 shindig? Make sure your cupboards are stocked with bowls made from eco-materials.