Sustainable Fall Dinnerware and Table Decor

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It’s time to gather everyone you hold near and dear and say thanks for all this year has brought. Whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving feast with all of your friends and family or a more intimate dinner party, we’ve got you covered with all the sustainably made and ethically sourced dishware, glassware, and table decorations you’ll need for a successful gathering.

Plates and Bowls

1. Bibol Bang Bamboo Plate in Naturel — $37

This handcrafted bamboo plate was made by artisans in Vietnam and makes for a versatile addition to any tablescape. Its bamboo is extremely durable and can be used and enjoyed for years to come. 

Every Bibol tableware piece is handcrafted using sustainably harvested bamboo, water, marble powder, and natural pigment. Bibol is a woman-owned company who pays their artisans fair and living wages.

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2. Carthage.Co La Marsa Stoneware Salad Plate Set — $64

Modern and minimalistic, these hand-glazed stoneware plates add a touch of simplistic versatility to your elevated meals. With a subtle rim to prevent spills, this plate can handle any dish you decide to serve in it. 

Carthage.Co supports local artisans in Tunis, Tunisia in continuing their generations-old, heritage craft of North African stoneware, using locally sourced and natural ingredients.

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3. Kinto Rim Porcelain Plate Set in Earth Gray — $38 to $75

Using 400-year-old ceramic and porcelain techniques, KINTO’s dinnerware is made by local craftspeople from Hasami, Japan. 

KINTO creates versatile, durable porcelain tableware using only the highest quality clays. Each piece is expertly crafted by local craftspeople in villages around Hasami to help keep this artform alive and thriving.

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4. Carthage.Co Zaghwan Stoneware Bread Plate Set — $50

This unique, hand-glazed stoneware plate set is made by artisans in Tunisia. With four color variations available, it’s easy to find the one-of-a-kind dinnerware piece that matches your aesthetic and will spark conversation among your guests. 

Carthage.Co spreads the beautiful craft of North African stoneware around the globe through their dazzling dinnerware pieces. They empower local artisans to continue this generations-old tradition while also using locally sourced materials. Carthage.Co builds meaningful relationships with their artisans through economic and educational opportunities.

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5. Bibol Tchon Bamboo XL Salad Bowl in Eggshell — $120

Handcrafted by artisans in Vietnam using sustainably sourced bamboo, this salad bowl adds a touch of texture and beauty to any tablescape.

Bibol is a woman-owned company who uses sustainably harvested bamboo, water, marble powder, and natural pigment to create their stunning dinnerware pieces. Their artisans in Vietnam are all paid fair and living wages for their work.

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Drinkware

6. Newly Goods Tavola Postre Recycled Glasses Set — $52

This handcrafted, 100% recycled glass set is a sophisticated and versatile piece to add to your tablescape. The glasses are lightweight, unique, and great for everything from sipping a seasonal cocktail to holding your favorite desserts. 

Newly Goods’ products are made with 100% recycled materials and everything comes in recycled packaging. Their recycled glassware line is hand-blown by artisans in Spain who are all paid living wages.

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7. Mbare Dented Water Glass — $14

Handmade in Swaziland using recycled glass, this dented water glass is a fun alternative to your traditional glassware. Each dent and curve gives you a more comfortable grip and serves to accentuate any colorful beverage or cocktail within. 

Mbare works with artisans across Africa to create their unique glassware and baskets. Mbare pays all their artisan partners living wages and adheres to fair trade practices.

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8. Ekobo Gusto Recycled Bamboo Cup Set in Stone — $20

This Gusto Recycled Bamboo Cup Set is made with BIOBU® FSC-certified, biodegradable bamboo fibre from a renewable source, making it a sustainable and modern addition to your drinkware collection. 

EKOBO makes exceptional and durable tableware from eco-friendly bamboo fibre that is a byproduct of China’s chopstick and flooring industry. Each dinnerware piece is made responsibly in China where workers receive fair, living wages and work in safe conditions that adhere to fair trade standards.

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9. Kinto Oct Cup and Saucer Set in Black — $38

This Oct Cup and Saucer Set features a stunningly geometric design. Made of porcelain and handcrafted by artisans in Hasami, Japan, these cups are a great way to wow your guests while serving coffee with dessert. 

KINTO’s porcelain dinnerware combines a modern aesthetic with deep-rooted Japanese traditions. Each piece is expertly crafted and made with high-quality clays. KINTO hires local craftspeople from villages around Hasami to ensure the 400-year-old artform of porcelain making thrives.

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10. Sertodo Copper Recycled Copper Moscow Mule Mug in 12 oz — $36

If you’re looking for a beautiful and durable cup for your cocktails, this Moscow Mule Mug, handcrafted using 100% recycled copper, will serve you for years to come. 

Sertodo Copper creates gorgeous copper goods that are all handcrafted and hammered by master copper artisans in Mexico. Each piece is made with 100% recycled copper and the technique used to create them is a heritage craft that’s over 1,000 years old.

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Table Decorations

11. Minna Albers Table Runner in Oak — $80

This ethically made, 100% cotton table runner is handwoven by a women-run co-op in Guatemala. Featuring warm and comforting hues that match autumnal aesthetics, this runner elevates any tablescape. 

All of MINNA’s products are made with natural and sustainable materials, and colored using natural dyes or toxin-free synthetic dyes. MINNA follows fair trade practices and all their artisan partners set their own wages.

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12. Minna Ikat Table Runner in Rust — $80

Reminiscent of falling leaves, this ethically made, 100% cotton table runner will set the mood for your Thanksgiving feast. It’s colored using Ikat, or jaspé, an ancient resist-dyeing technique. 

MINNA’s artisans set their own wages and work under fair trade standards. The products they produce are all made using natural and sustainable materials, and each product is dyed using toxin-free synthetic dyes or natural dyes.

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13. Kazi Peach Fringed Raffia Coasters — $30

KAZI’s Peach Fringed Raffia Coasters add a bold pop to your tablescape. Each coaster is made with sisal and sweetgrass and colored with organic dyes, and will make a lovely landing spot for an evening glass of wine or piping hot cup of morning coffee.

KAZI’s products are all made from locally sourced natural fibers and colored with natural dyes. They reinvest their profits into training and providing initiatives to their artisans in rural Africa. KAZI is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and implements fair trade standards across their organization.

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14. Sertodo Copper Charolita Recycled Copper Tray — $58

Handcrafted by master artisans using 100% recycled copper, this tray is a stunning way to serve all your Thanksgiving goodies. Whether it’s appetizers or an entree, the copper tray has naturally strong antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antifungal properties to ensure freshness and cleanliness. 

Sertodo Copper is an international artisan cooperative, with workshops in Texas and Mexico, keeping the 1,000-year-old craft of handmade copper goods alive. All of their products are made with 100% recycled copper and will last for generations to come.

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15. Minna Panalito Placemat in Gold — $30

MINNA’s gold placemat adds a warm, bold pop of color to your table. It’s handwoven by a family-run cooperative of weavers in Guatemala who use 100% cotton, and its quality can be seen and felt immediately. 

MINNA only uses 100% natural and sustainably sourced materials to create their products, which are dyed using natural dyes or toxin-free synthetic dyes. Their artisan partners set their own wages and work in conditions that adhere to fair trade standards.

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16. Anchal Project Prism Napkin Set in Bone — $28

Add texture and a modern, geometric aesthetic to your dinner table with Anchal Project’s Prism Napkins. They are made with 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton, and their versatile design will compliment any decor style. 

Anchal is a 501(c)3 non-profit and is certified by the Fair Trade Federation. All of their products are handmade in India using eco-friendly dyes, organic cotton, and natural fibers.

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17. Ichcha Golden Bird Napkin Set — $48

This stunning gold napkin set is made of organic cotton and block-printed by hand using natural dyes. 

Ichcha is dedicated to minimizing their impact on the environment by only using natural vegetable dyes derived from bark, trees, minerals, leaves, and flowers. Their products are made using chemical-free cotton and hand-spun and woven by artisan partners in India.

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For the Leftovers

18. Ekobo Claro Recycled Bamboo Large Storage Jar Set in Sunset — $30

EKOBO’s recycled bamboo storage jars are an easy way to store those Thanksgiving leftovers. Made with BIOBU® FSC-certified bamboo fibre, a byproduct of the chopstick and flooring industry in China, each jar is ethically and sustainably made.

EKOBO’s products are each made responsibly in China where workers receive fair, living wages and work in conditions that adhere to fair trade standards. Their jars are all made with non-toxic, 100% food-grade dyes, ensuring they are BPA-free and phthalates-free.

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19. Ekobo Store and Go 25 oz Bamboo Container Set — $34

These store-and-go containers are perfect for your large entrees and sides. Free of BPA, PVC, and phthalates, these containers have minimal impact on the environment while also keeping your food safe. 

EKOBO makes their products with raw organic bamboo sawdust, a byproduct of China’s chopstick and flooring industry. Their artisans work in safe conditions that are compliant with fair trade protocols, and all receive fair, living wages.

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20. Aplat Couvre-Plat Zero Waste Bowl Cover — $25

If you want to refrain from using plastic wrap to keep your leftovers covered and safely stored, Aplat’s reusable, Zero Waste Bowl Cover has you covered. It’s made with heavy organic cotton canvas and features a drawstring that ensures a nice, snug fit. 

Aplat is a woman-owned company who creates their products with zero-waste principles to ensure their production is as sustainable as possible. All their totes and bags are made in small batches from 100% GOTS-certified, preshrunk, and food-safe organic cotton.

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21. Toff & Zürpel Small Beeswax Wrap Set — $43

A practical, natural, and reusable option for packaging your food, Toff & Zürpel’s beeswax wrap is water-repellent and flexible. This all-natural wrap is made with bio-cotton, traditional pine resin, regional organic beeswax, and fair trade organic coconut oil.

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Looking to learn more about how to make your Thanksgiving celebration as sustainable as possible? Check out Porch.com’s guide where they asked Made Trade CEO, Cayley Pater, and other sustainability experts about steps you can take for a successful and sustainable holiday.

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