As we previously reported, in an effort to reduce plastic waste, Disney would be phasing out the use of small plastic items at their Parks, Resorts, and Stores. As part of that initiative, it was announced that plastic straws would be removed from Walt Disney World by the end of 2019.
Well, it looks like that phasing out phase is now in full effect. Disney Food Blog has just reported that plastic straws are only available to adults by request at the Kona Cafe inside Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. They are also reporting that this same procedure will be implemented at Cape May Cafe inside Disney’s Beach Club Resort in the near future. Plastic straws are still be given with children’s cups.
In addition to the elimination of plastic straws, Disney also starting replacing individual bathroom toiletries with refillable bottles and has also vowed to significantly reduce the use of plastic bags.
What do you think about the elimination of plastic straws? I have purchased a reusable plastic straw to carry with me since I always have to drink from one! If you are looking for a cute way to Disney-fiy your reusable straw, CLICK HERE!
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