Walt Disney Will Eliminate Plastic Straws at Theme Parks

Banning single-use plastic bag is taking momentum globally and especially in Australia, with the state such as Queensland having already implemented the ban. But now, there is also a movement towards banning the single-use plastic straws with the most noteworthy Amercian institution is following suit.

That’s right, Walt Disney World will stop offering plastic straws in the park.

As per  Cinema Blend, the Walt Disney Company will completely eliminate single-use plastic straws in all of its parks across the world by the middle of 2019. That’s extraordinarily quick for such a big initiative.

This will result in 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers saved every year as per Disney.

Disney also plans to eliminate Styrofoam cups completely, as done by McDonald’s and Dunkin Donuts.  Disney also plans to reduce the use of plastic shopping bags at its park and it has already stopped using plastic bags at its Disney store locations, and offering reusable branded bags as an alternative for a small fee.

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