Walt Disney World Has Begun Serving Drinks Without Lids and Straws

We announced previously that Walt Disney World would no longer offer straws.  This change is in an effort to reduce plastic waste that the is generated by the theme parks and resorts on property.  We are getting word that this change has begun in various locations around Walt Disney World.  There are quick service locations that are serving drinks without lids or straws (but they are available on the request).  Some locations may still have a stock of plastic straws for a limited time, but all straws on property will soon be replaced with paper straws going forward.


These changes on property is expected to result in a decrease of 175 million straws that are used by guests each year.  That is a huge impact in terms of conservation and reducing plastic waste!

Click here to check out the full list of changes that were reported previously.

Have any of you noticed these changes at locations you have visited at Walt Disney World?

About Christy Caby

I am a diehard Disney fanatic! I fell in love with all things Disney from an early age and that only increased once I first visited Walt Disney World! It led me to complete a yearlong Disney College Program working at merchandise locations within Disney’s Hollywood Studios (Disney-MGM Studios at that time) and I worked for Disney Parks & Resorts Technology in Project/Program Management. Now I get to write about Disney and help others plan their magical vacations! Disney holds a special place in the hearts of my entire family as my husband proposed there, we honeymooned there, took trips while pregnant with each of my boys and have visited with them many, many times from 8 weeks old through now. One of my favorite memories from each trip is always the look on my kids’ faces the first time they see the castle. I’d love to help you plan your magical vacation! Request a free quote at or look for me on Facebook at Have a magical day!