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Disney Announces Plan To Scrap Plastic Straws, Bags And More

Disney announces that it wants to end plastic straws, bags and more in all the parks around the world.


Disney Announces Plan To Scrap Plastic Straws, Bags And More

The Walt Disney company has today announced by mid-2019 they will remove all single use plastic straws, plastic stirrers, polystyrene cups and plastic bags from all the locations around the world. Disney say that will be a stop the waste of 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers each year. Animal Kingdom have for a long time used paper straws instead of plastic straws. Whether this means all parks will using paper straws has yet to be made clear.

As some of you have many read before, Disney have started to replace the resort shampoo bottles with refillable containers in the resorts. Disney say this will reduce plastic use by 80 percent.

Disney have also announced that it will start to offer reusable bags at a "nominal price" to help reduce plastic bag use.

To read all about Disney's environment efforts, visit the Disney website./



Source: Disney Parks Blog

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