We here at Chip and Co. have been reporting over the Summer that Walt Disney World will be gradually phasing out straws, drinks and plastic bags from the theme parks as a way of fulfilling Disney’s long-standing commitment to reduce their environmental footprint.
Check out this infographic released by Disney earlier this Summer:
Our roving reporter is at Disney World this weekend and has confirmed that this transition is now taking place at counter service locations throughout the parks. During a recent visit to Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe a the Magic Kingdom. we were informed that lids are no longer offered with drinks.
However, parents with small children that are worried about spillage can get kid-sized lids upon request.
Straws are currently no longer be distributed with the drinks. However, we did find straws being stocked near the condiments at Pecos Bill. We are told that these will eventually be swapped out for paper straws.
Here’s a quick video about this big beverage changes:
This marks the start of big changes in the way that guests enjoy your beverages at Disney World. What do you think about these environmental-friendly upgrades? Let us know in the comments!
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