Each piece of flatware is 8 inches long for comfortable use while eating. Each piece is crafted from organically-grown Moso bamboo, a renewable resource! And it's not just the source material that's renewable— these utensils are dishwasher safe for easy washing and continued use. Pack them in your picnic basket. Bring them to the barbeque. Serve with them at parties. Pack them in your kids' school lunches or your own lunch for the office.