Tonight you plan to prepare a meal, nay feast, of preposterous proportions. There will be several tantalizing entrees, slews of salads, a dozen delectable desserts — and about a billion different containers sitting in the sink afterward. It all seems so, well, wasteful. Perhaps your stomach should contend with one less dazzling dish … nah!

With new kitchenware from Recycline, a company better know for it recycled toothbrushes, razors and tableware, you can eat ‘til your belly is full and the buttons practically pop off your pants. In shapes reminiscent of such tasty organic fair as apples and strawberries (delish!), you can choose from various sized food storage containers, a colander and two types of cutting boards, all made from 100 percent recycled plastic and paper. Is that food for thought, or what?

Story by Alison Sherbach. This article originally appeared in Plenty in March 2008. This story was added to

Copyright Environ Press 2008