A disposable cutting board and a process for the manufacture of the disposable cutting board are disclosed. The disposable cutting board includes a center layer, a first outer layer, and a second outer layer. The center layer has opposed outer surfaces and is made from a block of wood which is substantially free of sugar, lathed, and sanded. At least the first outer layer is a wax paper and is bonded to one of the outer surfaces of the center layer for forming the disposable cutting board. In another aspect, disposable cutlery and a process for the manufacture of the disposable cutlery are disclosed. The disposable cutlery is made from a block of wood substantially free of sugar, lathed, sanded, and impregnated with wax.