Eco-friendly tableware for entertaining

eco-friendly tableware
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et the table sustainably with these stunning eco-friendly tableware finds that are guaranteed to make your next dinner party eye-catching and planet positive! Looking for pre-loved and vintage is always a good place to start, but if you're going to buy your eco-friendly tableware new, then consider sustainably-sourced materials like those selected here.

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Rustic wooden nibbles tray by Prezola 

£35

Hand crafted from sustainable Mediterranean olive wood, this handy tray has four hand carved compartments and celebrates the olive tree’s distinctive organic grain and shape, making each piece entirely unique.

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Cast iron salt bowl with walnut lid by Skeppshult

£45

Skeppshult is the last remaining foundry in Scandinavia producing cast iron cookware, and runs on green electricity from wind and hydropower. Their products will last a generation, with a 25 year guarantee. This lidded salt container is handmade in southern Sweden from solid cast iron and walnut wood.

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Veeta cutlery set – brushed gold by Nkuku

£175

Timeless and elegant, the Veeta cutlery, is beautifully forged in timeless design with an artisanal look and a practical & tactile handle shape. Each piece is made from durable stainless steel, and the stylish brushed gold handles are forged using traditional techniquesNkuku work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless design with traditional skills and natural materials. 

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Nina+Co Bowl

£30

Creative design studio Nina+Co has a central focus on sustainability and a sense of community. These high-fired eartherware bowls are made by hand by skilled, local Artisans in a matt black ceramic with glass white glaze.

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Organic linen table cloth – flax, by Ecosophy

£125

This table cloth is made of flax grown organically in France, woven at a CO2-neutral mill in Belgium, and sewn into a table cloth at a social enterprise in London. Flax is generally considered a sustainable fibre, as its cultivation requires fewer chemicals than cotton and little or no irrigation – and as it is certified Organic, the flax in this table cloth has been grown without chemicals.

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Isla fluted champagne coupe by Rowan & Wren

£39

This pair of tall, elegant fluted champagne coupes
are handmade with a fluted detailing. A contemporary take on a classic 1920s design with long, slender stems, they are ideal for celebratory bubbles or for cocktails.

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Tree bark tealight candle holder

£68

The base of this candle holder is accompanied with brass tube that gives a great contrast for the raw material, as well as reflects the warm light of the burning candle. Each piece is made by hand, using bark dust from different trees, which contributes to a unique texture, colour and roughness of a surface. 

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