Starting today, plastic straws have been removed at Walt Disney World parks and resorts and part of their environmental initiative to reduce single-use plastics. While visiting Magic Kingdom this morning we noticed that paper straws are now in use at the quick service locations. When we asked Cast Members if it was just at Magic Kingdom, they indicated that it was a resort-wide change as of today.
Walt Disney World joins Disneyland and Disneyland Paris as parks that use paper straws now.
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[…] Several outlets over the weekend reported that plastic straws have been officially removed from the parks at Walt Disney World. As part of their environmental initiative, the Walt Disney World Resort has removed all single use plastic straws. The move was announced last year, and jsut went into effect. The park has replaced the plastic straws with paper straws at all of the theme parks, and should be resort wide very soon. The company also started reducing plastic lids as well. […]
I’m bringing my own, I wasted easily $60 on frozen beverages with the dissolving paper straws they hand you. Used 3-5 per beverage they dissolved so rapidly.
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