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Disneyland Paris bans plastic straws, bags

In a move that doesn’t come as a surprise to many, Disneyland Paris will ban select plastics from its park.

Starting next week, plastic straws and plastic bags will be banned, with paper straws being made available upon request, and recycled bags sold for €1- €2.

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The bags will be made from 80 per cent recycled material, and falls in line with their goal of recycling 60 per cent of paper, glass, and other materials by 2020.

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Disney World in Florida has also eliminated plastic straws and balloons in a move to be more environmentally friendly, and Disneyland Paris plans to replace disposable shampoos and soap bottles with larger, refillable ones later this year.

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Winston is currently a freelance technology and travel broadcast journalist, consultant, and is the creator and founder of Master Travellr—Canada’s destination for travel news, guides, and budget recommendations.

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